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

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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 (8399) - 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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tdtm82 (747) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Cask, Ale House, Chelmsford, 9th January 2015 and many times before. This is one of my favourite Greck Heck beers. The piney resinous hop notes are strong in this one. Loads of raw onions from the Citra hop and grapefruit. Drinkability is superb. For me this is like the cask equivalent of Kernel Citra. It’s one of my favourite single hop Citra beers in the UK. You can have an awful lot of this and still want more. No problem with the malt either. The finish is a little dry but damn for a Citra single hop beer this is stunning. A great showcase for a magnificent hop. Top work Denzil.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32988) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity hoppy, peachy and grapefruity. Smooth fruit, peachy and crisp citrusy. Lingering fruity. Sweet fruity impression. Crisp bitter and citrusy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (138) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 22, 2014
Botella @El Lupulo feroz. .......................................... Oviedo 20/12/2014

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a yellow golden color with a white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2620) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Bright golden colored with a sharp citrus and pine flavour, orange notes followed by a peppery hop finish. Excellent!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4160) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Yellow colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Mild, malt, citrus, hops.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, malt, some floral notes.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (1030) - SPAIN - OCT 4, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, suave, ligeramente citrico, muy ligeramente amargo.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thmsboyd (41) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle BBE: Jan 2015. Crystal clear, golden, verging on pale amber body with negligible head. Highly resinous aroma with a hint of cheese & onion crisps. Medium bitterness. Light body with a thin texture, low carbonation and a medium-long finish. Traditional English pale ale/bitter with a slight twist. Quite disappointing

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14218) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle from The Real Ale Shop Newark. Clear gold colour slight haze and lasting white head. Big hoppy citrus aroma. Ok in the mouth. Quite tasty some bitterness on the finish. Excellent in fact. Bit earthy but fruit is lovely

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sad24 (146) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
At Brigantes in York. Nice and hoppy but imo not as good as oakham Ales Citra, just not as tasty


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