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Brewed by Elland
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Elland, England

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Beyond the Pale is a pale golden bitter brewed with a touch of Amber Malt. Pronounced floral hop aroma from the inclusion of North American Cascade hops and a long, dry hoppy finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - OCT 25, 2007
ONce again another bitter beer under the cover of a blonde one. I don’t relly get it but I liked it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2007
Cask gravity at Bedford Beer Festival ’07. Gold with a white head. Floral hop aroma. Nettle taste with mid bitterness. Quite a lot going on here.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6130) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 2     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 2     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2   White(1)->Tan(5) : 1   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 2   Bread : 2   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Soap : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulfur : XX  
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 2   Hay : 2   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : XX   Cereals : 3   Grainy : 3
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : 3   Spicy : XX   Floral : 2   Lemon/Lime : 2   Grapefruit : XX   Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : XX   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 4   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 3   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : 3   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 3   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Quite hoppy and fruity pale ale with a crisp and citrusy hop bite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruits, nectar and wood. Flavour is grass, fruity hops and grass. Wellbalanced and nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2007
This is something i could punish and find myself in a bad way. Really hoppy aroma, citrus and grassy. Taste is just a bit hoppy bitter juice drink.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (14288) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2007
Light amber coluur, with a light malt nose, high bitter hop, too bitter for me. hohum

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2006
Cask conditioned at Catford Beer Festival. Slightly sweaty golden ale, melon and grapefruit in the aroma and the flavour. Some astringency, hop finish. Good quality golden ale. Benefits from being in the cask greatly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13737) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2006
Cask gravity at Catford BF 06. Pale gold with lasting white head. Hot hop and astringent aroma. Bit of metallic tea even. Astringent hop finish. Too much hop really. Very dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Beer House, Manchester 13/02/2004 Clear golden colour and pale with floral aroma. Slightly dry bitter creamy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2005
Cask conditioned, GBBF 2005: No head. Sour flavour. Very refrshing and sligtly dry in the finish. An average beer.


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