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

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Pale golden in colour, this beer is brewed using a combination of three different malts and four different hops. It has a considerable floral, herby and spicy aroma with refreshing citrus hop and balanced malt flavours followed by a long fully hoppy aftertaste.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wimpyjoe (3562) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Cask @ Barge & Barrel, Elland. Golden with a small smooth head. Has a very light and drinkable hoppy character that is slightly dry, but lacks flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (2509) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2013
Cask at Lord Clifden; hazy golden amber pour with frothy off white head, mild hop aroma, taste has bready malts some hint of citrus bitter finish, adequate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (10020) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold with white head. Crisp, dry hoppy beer, there is a citric, lemony flavour from the hops, palate filling and cleansing, long finish. A really pleasing beer and in great condition.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dickeybird (2) - - JAN 5, 2012 does not count
Cask stillage at Elland Brewery. Hoppy clean aroma and a clear golden appearance with a tight-foamed head. Medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lively with a long finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2009
Cask Stillage at the Elland Brewery, Elland 18/08/2007 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and slightly citrus with a crisp and bitter lasting finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14072) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2009
cask at cloisters edinburgh... amber ..toffee hop nose ...slight sweet dryish hops ... with some creamy fruit ... grapefruit bitterness in linger..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2008
Cask, The Black Horse, Walcote. Mellow orangey tang, pale pilsy grain and biscuit. Vanilla custard notes again. Nice, but lacking a bit of hop presence. Should have stayed on the Spotland.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29169) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2007. A hazy dark golden beer with a cream colored head. The aroma is sweet malty and hoppy - the latter also giving it notes of grass. The flavor is sweet malty with primary notes of grass, leading to a dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2007
Golden with a small lasting head. Lemon and peach in the rather weak aroma. Semi sweet, fruity flavour with a nice clean hop finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2007
Cask conditioned - handpump - Out Of The Vaults, Leicester. Had this on the back of Oakham 3 Witches, and iís remarkably similar in both aroma and flavour. Itís hazy gold in colour and has an off-white coloured head. Again very hoppy and very APA like. Canít separate the two beers, they are both lovely.


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