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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Lowestoft, England

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39393) - 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]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1616) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2010
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2010 Fruity aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and fruity with a grapefruit flavour. A hint of dryness in a full malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11501) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Triangle Tavern, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Pale gold with white head. Light and fruity beer, scented aroma with a juicy character about it. There is a fragrant fruitiness, with an almost champagne note. Very pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (11008) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 15, 2010
Cask (GBBF2010)
6 SImple mashy aroma, some light fruits.
3 Pale, small head.
7 Not big, but crisp and distinct tastes - pale grains and delicate hops.
4 Soft palate, carbonation pleasant. As you’d expect from a golden, the finish is pleasant hoppy. 14 Like it. DIdn’t know it had elderflowers, that explaans the light fruitiness in the aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36104) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small, lacing and white head. Aroma is mild acidic, vague butterish and citrusy hops. Bitter, dry and citrusy. Ends dry and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1775) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2010
Cask, King’s Head, Carlisle. Not normally a fan of elderflower beer, but this was a really pleasant surprise. Subtle aroma, not the overpowering perfume that elderflower brews can give off. Slightly hazy golden appearance. Very refreshing, clean and crisp with a fine tangy finish. A cracking summer brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (18684) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
6th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. Golden beer. Bittersweet elderflower with a nice complimentary hoppy undertone. Refreshing and crisp.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Citrusy lychee fruityness, some apple character(but in a good way) pale malt is subtle under the hop and elderflower character. Good show.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2008
A Mes rate: cask handpump at GBBF.
Lovely clean golden yellow with a thin white head and reasonable condition. Excellent citric and floral hoppage with a very tasty bitter finish balanced nicely with some late earthy malt. Stright down the line but jolly good stuff.


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