Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Seasonal - May to August.
Light, smooth, and refreshing, Summer Ale is pale gold in colour, and at 3.9% alcohol by volume, an excellent quaffing ale. It delivers a flavour most lagers can only dream of, thanks to its all-malt brew (containing malted wheat), and 100% Saaz hops, a Czech variety found in the best pilseners. Like Organic Honey Dew, it should always be served chilled.

medallaisla's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
medallaisla (91) - - AUG 29, 2012
Pretty bland, similar to Wild River. Light on everything with very little aroma or flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evergreen0199 (1924) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Keg at The Jugged Hare, Victoria, London. A golden coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, malty aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, slight caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7898) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Cask at the Sanctuary Hote, SJP, 26/06/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white swirl atop the glass. Nose is light caramel, biscuit, orange notes, light orchard fruit. Taste comprises straw, light citric, orange peel, touch of bread. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with a touch of bitterness. Adequate GB - no more!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5317) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
Cask at Barrowboy & Banker, London. Clear golden, low white head. Fruity and estery with floral hops. Light to medium bodied, low carbonation. Semi dry, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichTheVillan (2415) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Cask at Old Joint Stock; clear golden amber pour with a soapy white head, malt aroma, taste had biscuity malts along with a tiny hint of zest and honey not the most refreshing golden ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1363) - WALES - JUN 14, 2014
Cask at the Jack Horner Bloomsbury. Pint at post-exam celebration. Golden amber, pretty clear, small head. Body is medium, touch of carbonation. Taste is sweet, watery malt, light citrus, biscuity sweet finish, soft bitterness. Nice cask ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
(Cask): Clear golden colour, very thin white head. Caramel, malt and some light hop notes in the aroma. Sweet caramel and malt flavour with some hop and fruit notes to balance. Nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4292) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2013

Appearance: Clear golden color with a small white layer. Some lacing.
Aroma: Dominating caramel malty and mild fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Caramel malty, mild hoppy and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Quite fresh British golden ale.
Personal stats: On tap at Barrowboy & Banker (Fullerís) at London Bridge in London, England.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1135) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2013
Cask at the Holly Bush NW3. Light yellow gold in colour, not much of a head. Unusual taste said Gowri, Iím guessing the wheat and lager hops. Despite the general panning I thought this was ok for a summer quaffer, light slight tang to the malt and some gentle hopping. Went down easily.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andregoncalves (1302) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - AUG 19, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. Gold color with thin head. Texture is smooth. Aroma is simplistic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThreeCats (554) - ISRAEL - AUG 12, 2013
Clear gold with practically no head. Aroma of caramel and vanilla. Taste of crystal malts and a bit of oxidation. Malty finish.

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