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Green Jack Summer Dream

Brewed by Green Jack
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Lowestoft, England


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Seasonal - Summer.
The Summer Dream is a pale summer ale, floral, dry and hoppy brewed with fresh hand picked elderflowers. Our most popular seasonal brew can be available in May if we have a warm spring or late June if its cold. Huge aroma of Summertime!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3215) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Cask at Draft House as íSummer Dreamí 4%. Says itís brewed for Draft House, but Iíll assume itís the same beer. Pale yellow, clear, still, small foamy white head. Aroma has lots of elderflower as promised, green apple. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is light, biscuity, elderflower, minerals and dissolved sugars, quite watery but with a musty bitterness that builds. The bar staff werenít impressed but I thought it was nice enough - light and easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (2102) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Gravity at Bardfest 2015. Golden with a frothy white head. Citrus aroma. The taste is citrus and apricot. Light and refreshing. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6954) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol, June 2014. Golden in colour with a slight, white, head. Easy drinking pale ale, with some subtle elderflower notes, hint of grassy hop and moderately bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5405) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Jubilee, Norwich. Yes, a summer beer. Pale with some rough zingy hops. Itís nice enough, but there are better examples available. Very popular here in the pub though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2013
August 26, 2013 - on cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen. Very clear and bright light brassy-gold with a small creamy white mottled head. Light aroma, classic floral/grassy golden ale - taste has some tartness and wheaty dryness and yes, elderflower - very light. Light body, carbonation, astringenty - a nice little acidic bitterness emerges in the finish - dry, refreshing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (3633) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2013
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden, thin creamy off-white head, strong floral fruity aroma, excellent lacing, sweet, floral, elderflower flavour, moderate carbonation, refreshing, very easy to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2011. A clear yellow/orange colored beer, with a small off white head. The aroma is fruity, citrus and some caramel. Also some hops. The taste is fruity, gentle moving to bitter hops. The aftertaste is dry bitter with sweets.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2011
On cask at the 26th Annual Folk Festival in Ely. A golden ale with a decent white head. Aroma of bubblegum flavoured ice-cream. Great flavour, lots of fruity hops, passionfruit, pineapple and mango. Not overly bitter. Sweetness is well balanced with the malt and hop characteristics. Gorgeous!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38880) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, citrus, apple notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, fresh. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100805]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1614) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2010
Cask at the Southampton Arms, London on 12th September 2010. Gold and slightly hazy with a white head of foam. Refreshing and pleasant blend of elderflower, grass and citric hop notes, with a little malt rounding. Hoppy, fruity finish. Textured mouthfeel. Enjoyed this pint.

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