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Green Jack Summer Dream

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


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2016
Sample at GBBF 2016, Wednesday. Clear goldrn beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy floral aroma, citrus, grapes, caramel, some peach. Hoppy fruity flavor, peach, pine apples, some red grapes and tangerines. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14267) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF Day 2. A bit hazy golden color, small white head. Smel and taste some malts, very fruity and hoppy again, nice fruity hoppy bitter finish. Decent body and carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17263) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
Gbbf. Fast klare dunkel goldene Farbe. Geruch mild zitronig hopfig, grasig. Geschmack mild hopfig, zitronig, citrus, kokos.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4656) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. This Green Jack ale made with elderflowers pours a clear gold with a thick foamy head. The aroma is bready, lightly floral with citrus notes. Mes-full body and a creamy mouthfeel. The taste is creamed corn, bitter herbs and corn biscuits. Interesting. 3.4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2015
smells of hops, cloudy amber colour with creamy white lacing, full bodied and flavourfull the elderflower coming through beautifully, one of green jacks best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6556) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Cask at Draft House as ’Summer Dream’ 4%. Says it’s brewed for Draft House, but I’ll assume it’s 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 weren’t 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 (3278) - 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 (7958) - 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 (5557) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Jubilee, Norwich. Yes, a summer beer. Pale with some rough zingy hops. It’s 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 (6376) - 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.

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