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Brewed by Fox (Norfolk)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kings Lynn, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular - also available bottle conditioned.
INGREDIENTS: Lager malt/wheat malt/Cascade, Phoenix and First Gold hops.
TASTING NOTES: A pale yellow beer with a surprisingly malty nose. The sweetish taste is also malty yet quickly becomes crisp and lightly citrus. Bittersweet, lemony, lingering malt finish. A fruity bitter named after the brewery's home town.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1401) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
On cask at Wentworth Hotel, Attercliffe - Nice looking hazy golden body, thick white head. Nose is unremarkable, but with a lemony citrus hop thing going on with the malty overtones. Taste is light, crisp and fruity, with a short finish. Nothing special but it was nice to find a handpull that was on (after the other four were flipped on our entry).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10325) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Fat Cat, Norwich. Gold with white head. Light malty beer, touch of perfumed hop, quite malty sweetish, followed by hints of bitterness. Lemon sherbert. Decent enough.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2011
A - Light lemon citrus with wheat A - Light gold and hazy T - A touch sour with light bitter finish P - Thin O - Not great

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1758) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2010
On gravity at The Peninsular Shed, Wroxham. Poured golden with low carbonation and a small, disappearing bubbly white head. Honey and juicy tangerine aromas. Orange and dry cascade citrus hop flavours. Softish mouthfeel, just a touch of carbonation, light body and a medium length bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20392) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2009
Bottled@Monks Café, Wallingatan, Stockholm. Golden colour, big white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, some nectar, wood and some mild herbal notes as well. flavour is fruity, wooden, mildly honeyish and also has some nectary sweetness. Wellbalanced and pleasant.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Clear pale golden with a dense, white head leaving laces. Fruity, citrusy nose. Light body completely dominated by a citrusy hoppiness. The finish is dry and lightly hoppy. 220808

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ The KIT (Kelham Island Tavern), Sheffield, Bedfordshire England S3 8GG. On RateBeer Sheffield "Valley of beer" Crawl 2008. Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sourish, citrus - limes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (260708)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2008
Bottled at Monks Cafe, Stockholm. Pours out in a pale hazy yellow colour with a fluffy white foam. Rather dull aroma of straw, soap and lemon with touches of almonds. Light-bodied with notes ofstraw, yeast, mild citric fruits and soap. Mild grainy and grassy finish of straw and yeast.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2008
Bottled. A light golden beer with a huge bubbly white head - due to high carbonation. The flavor is sweet with primary notes of lemongrass, while the falvor is sweet with notes of both straw and lemongrass. The body is thin. Thanks to fonefan and Brugmansia for sharing.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (13617) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2008
Bottle, thx to fonefan for sharing. It pours a pale, yellowish body with a nice, white head. Citrusy, dusty and sour aroma with a spicy touch. Spiced start on the flavor, before the dusty, citrusy and sour flavors take control. Some bitterness growing stronger towards the very end. Still, not anywhere near saving the impression of this beer which surely had gone bad. Medium to thin in the mouth. It’s a pity it was gone bad, as there were some intersting flavors in it. (080822)


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