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Brewed by George Wright
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
St Helens, England

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Cask; Regular. Occasionally bottled.

Mango, Tropical Fruit and Lime in taste.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (429) - Merseyside, - SEP 15, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear golden colour with a small white head. Citrus, grapefruit, orange aroma. Taste has tropical fruit, lemon zest, marmalade. Nice light ale.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
From cask. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy and grapefruity. Bitter and citrusy. Crisp fruity. Light toasted malty and lingering fruity into the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4721) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2013
Cask @ gbbf, medium sample. Clear golden color, short head. Aroma of tropical fruit, grassy, hint of lychee. Medium bitter, quite dry. Still plenty of flavor. Decent stuff

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sdo167 (1) - - FEB 1, 2014 does not count
wonderful aftertaste, just try it ! a local brew with world wide potential

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (9874) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Draft at GBBF 2013 - London. Pours clear gold with a foamy, white cap. Solid stuff. Lots of lightly pithy citrus, tangerine. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Clean finish with fresh citrus and some orange rind. Very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (5548) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. It pours golden yellow with a medium white head. The nose is smooth, juicy, tangerine and orange squash. The taste is orange squash, tangerine, grapefruit, light resin, marmalade and decent bitterness with a dry, citric finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Rather nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (3867) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Cask @ GBBF. The pour’s gold with a small head. The nose is pretty pissy. Bright pacific northwest hops. Resin. Floral mountain meadow. The taste is a bit more subdued. Lemon bar, angel food cake. Lightly bready. Soft on the finish. Light body. A pretty good golden number.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (13397) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
13th August 2013
GBBF Day 1. Light haze on this gold beer, small pale cream coloured head. Light smooth palate, fairly dry. Mild carbonation. Decent marmalade - orange hops. Light dry finish. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1180) - London via, WALES - AUG 15, 2013
GBBF. Clear yellow with decent white head. Smells of citra hops - gooseberry, slight melon, maybe a bit of cabbage. Taste is quite watery, gooseberry, mild bitterness but one that really endures in the aftertaste pleasantly. Body is quite light and the carbonation is soft. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 13/08/13. Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin white head. Nose carries a lovely dose of citra hops, bitter orange, light pine, grapefruit. Taste isn’t as rich as the nose, citrus, grass, orange pith, hop presence. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish with hop bitterness. Nice stuff - deserves a style upgrade from GB to APA!


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