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Fernandes Great Northern

Fernandes Great Northern
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Brewed by Fernandes (Ossett)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Wakefield, England

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Cask, Occasional;
Fernandes has recently been bought out by Ossett Brewery. Great Northern is a fabulous beer, pale, citrus and very hoppy.


3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sad24 (144) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
At the hop in York, good beer, easy to drink. Slightly hoppy. Fruity, good individual taste. Slightly different.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, orange - mandarin. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090806]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11282) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2009
Golden with a small white head. Perfumed citrus and floral aroma with a hint of diacetyl. Sweet and clean citrus flavour with medium bitterness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Fighting Cock, Bradford 07/12/2008 White head. Floral hop aroma. Clear golden coloured smooth on the palate hoppy and floral with a little dryness and bitterness in a crisp and creamy malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Amber-golden color, small steady white head. Grapefruity, fresh aroma. Fresh wood, grass in the flavor. Very fruity, long bitter aftertaste. Almost a bit American like IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is vanilla, mild wood, some earth and mild notes of floral hops. Flavour is grass, toffee, sweet malts and some slight floral hops.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2008
Cask @ Bricklayers Arm, Yorkshire BF ’08. Pale / golden yellow colour. Aroma is malty, citrus, spicy. Taste is creamy, spicy, syrupy. Nice mouthfeel with good hoppy bittersweet finish. Nice stuff!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2008
Cask gravity at Bricklayers Arms 2nd Annual Yorkshire BF 08. Gold with lasting white head. Good condition. That is a really good beer. Not a huge aroma, but the mouthfeel is good. Hop on finish is nice too. Decent strong gold beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2008
A Mes rate: Gravicask at the Bricklayers.
Lovely golden yellow colour with an impressive white head for a gravity serving. About as good condition as you ever see from a cask. Great fruity hoppage, piney, almost creamy feel to it. Excellent bitter finish. Another cracker from Fernandes.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2008
Cask @ Bricklayers Arms, Putney Fest 2008: Honey, malt, spice aromas. Golden yellow amber. Thick, sweet, hoppy. spicy. Quite good.


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