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Brewed by Great Heck
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Goole, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask & bottled; Regular.

Winner MTT Yorkshire Beer Awards Pale Ales 2013 A light, golden ale showcasing the extremely popular Citra hop variety from America. Very refreshing and satisfying, packed with resinous and fruity flavours, this is something exciting and different for your bar. Join the craft beer revolution!


leaparsons' rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - OCT 12, 2012
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Golden with a white foam. Aromas are gooseberry with white grape juice and low grapefruit. Caramel with hints of honey and lemon. Fairly spicy with some floral aspects. Flavours are sweet lemon with grape juice and plenty of pepper. Dry and woody with bitter grapefruit. Very good.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4663) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden with a medium sized white head, some lacing. Aroma of tropical fruity, grassy and citrus. Taste is fruity, juicy, grassy and slightly sweet
A nice pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1027) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Aroma: average citrus, grapefruit, orange hops. Appearance: clear dark yellow, average frothy white head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: light body, thin texture, soft carbonation, bitter average-long finish. Overall: very nice Golden Ale, all sorts of citrus aromas. Pint at the GBBF 2014, Kensington.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (8140) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Clear yellow to golden color, small white head. Slightly unclear golden color, small white head. Aroma is very citrussy to the point that it’s almost dishwasher water. Taste hops, citra, citrussy, lightly hay, decently bitter. Average body and carbonation. Not really balanced imo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2922) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at 2014 GBBF. Saturday dregs tick and run. Aroma is really fresh nice clean lemon citrus, cleat golden colour with a lasting loose white head. Flavour is earthy straw, citrus, light resin and berry hop. Very sessionable. Palate is medium light with tanin. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1611) - WALES - AUG 16, 2014
Cask. Yellow, clear, small foamy white head. Aroma is a decent whack of citra hop, background grapefruit and lime. Body is light, slightly foamy. Taste has ash, gooseberry, soft herbal bitterness. The citra hops seem a little tired but it’s decent.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fin (7364) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle consumed at Cropredy ’Fairports Annual Reunion’ Festival, Cropredy, Oxon, Friday 8th August 2014 Pours warm gold white filmy head. Buttery nose, buttery in mouth, I like Great Heck but this is not one of their best, a butterbomb with just a little hoppiness. As I said I am a fan of Great Heck so I must look out for another bottle of this. A6 A4 T4 P2 Ov10 2.6

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2259) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma of grapefruit and resin, slight cheese. Taste of grapefruit and little cheese. Bitter linger. Ok

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Cask at Guildford Arms. Pours golden amber, bit cheesy on nose, taste is light orange, toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnCook101 (313) - - JUL 12, 2014
Clear amber with a small white head. Aroma of zest and grain. Clean flavours of citrus, a little honey, light malt, slightly floral. The citra comes through well in the shape of strong grapefruit flavours and a really solid bitter finish. Light to medium bodied. Moderate and fine carbonation gives a pretty smooth mouthfeel. Really enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3777) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden citrus hopped ale with a small head. Has a potent nose and fair citric bitterness with fruits abundant in its aroma.


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