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Brewed by Everards
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Leicester, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Cask - included in 2011 JDW Autumn Festival.
Whakatu is Everards new beer for 2011. Brewed using Nelson Sauvin Hops this light golden ale has a crisp, dry bitter taste. The name ’Whakatu’ derives from the Maori name for ’Nelson’ where the Nelson Sauvin hops originate. With hints of grapefruit and kiwi, Whakatu is a delightful zest of crisp fruit flavours. (Also has Challenger hops)


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ The Bankers Draft, 1-3 Market Place, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England S1 2GH.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus, orange - citrus, grass notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, citrus hop, thin, cat piss and limestone notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20111020]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2012
On tap at the Barrel and Horn, Bromley. Yellow/gold pour with a white head. Citrus, light malt and pine aroma. Citrus and herb flavour. Bitter finish. Not too bad.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2012
Extremely weak-bodied golden ale with only a small hint of flavour in its taste.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
5th October 2011
Crosse Keys Spoons. Clear pale gold beer. Residual white head. Light dry palate. Light fruit with a touch of sulphur. Dry finish with a mild minerals. Was looking forward to this but a total meh! Nelson - what blinking Nelson?

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1621) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2011
[Cask at the Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading] Gold, small white head. A little bit of peach, with a crisp but slight bitterness following. This could be quite nice if it was souped up a bit, but at the moment it’s all very thin, watery and restrained. Shame.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2011
Cask-conditioned at the JDW in Staple Hill, Bristol 20/10/2011. Golden in colour with a slight white head. Light, cereal malts, a touch of fruit and hint of floral hops.Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1257) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2011
Hand pulled cask at several JDW pubs during 2011 Autumn Beer Festival. Pale gold with a white head. Bitter hops with some citrus flavours but overall rather astringent. and masking the malt character. Refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2939) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2011
On tap at Corn Exchange in Arbroath. Pours a slightly hazy golden colour with a decent head which hangs around. The nose has some notes of pine and grapefruit pith. There’s more of the same on the taste against a pale malt background. The palate is light to medium in body with a medium tangy texture and a good clean finish. Overall, a good ale!

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5278) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2011
2011 JDW Autumn Fest, Rochester. Very pale. Clean and rfefreshing. Quite watery, with earthy hops. A quick, light and tasty session beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3412) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2011
Cask @ The Counting House. Pale golden yellow colour, not much head. Cereal resin citrus aroma. Cereal biscuit citrus flavour, dry bitter aftertaste. Decent golden ale.


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