Brewed by Harbour
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bodmin, England


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Cask and bottle: Unfiltered
A modern interpretation of the British classic with pronounced American hop aromas. This golden ale has citrus characters and robust yet balanced bitterness.


• Available from February 2012

• Draft 5% ABV

• Bottle 5.2% ABV

DruncanVeasey's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7423) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, - NOV 16, 2012
500ml bottle. Bronze with a scummy white foam. Annoying peach iced tea aroma; floral, peachy, a bit sickly. That same flavour without the hops to lay claim to IPA status. Sponge cake infused with peach air freshener; honey, orange Smartie notes. Would’ve loved this 5 years ago but I’m a fussy bugger these days and too into the hops. Pleasant enough but too watery, peachy and malt-sweet for me or the missus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1159) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
500ml bottle, pours light gold with a lasting white head. Caramel malt, citrus hop aroma, notes of mango, white grape and lemon. Balanced finish, lightly bitter. Light bodied with a slightly oily texture with soft to average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (141) - FINLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear light copper with low head. Aroma is hops, lemon, and malts. Medium body. Taste is fresh citric and hoppy with a decent after taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mortlach (1101) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 30, 2014
On tap @Mad For Beer (Rome). Pours deep golden with a medium white head that rapidly disappears. Aroma is tropical fruits and citrus,a bit dull, also some vegetables. Flavour is light bitter, malt, some hops, dull and messy, probably not so fresh. Medium to light body, higher than expected, medium carbonation. Not a good experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
[5979-20131020] Cask. Mild lemon citrus aroma. Murky, pale orange brown body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Quite a bitter bite with a lemon pip and citrus flavour. Medium body is bitter. Great bitter beer, surprised it’s a British rendition. (7/4/8/4/16) 3.9
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18573) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Cask @ The Swan, Nicholson’s, Hammersmith W6. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy aroma. Fruity malty caramel hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2691) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle from sainsburys and consumed in a caravan at hafan y mor, Wales. Pale amber beer with large foam head. Aroma of tropical fruits and hops. Taste is tropical, pale malts and a little pine resin. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1757) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Pours golden with a light layer of off-white froth. Some really nice tropical fruit flavour to this with grapefruit and pineapple, but a little light in body. Nice, crisp and refreshing with a moderately bitter finish. A solid beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sad24 (207) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Bottle from Sainsburys, really good hoppy aroma, good hoppy, cirusy taste. A great bottled hoppy ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonnyConga (107) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Looks good - clear light copper brown. Aroma of hops. Tastes lovely. Citrusy hops and a smooth bitterness. A lovely moden IPA - a great intro to the style. Yum yum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (5125) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Some herbs combined with fine hops, decent dryness towards the end and some herbal moments. Classy and fine with balanced aromas and taste.

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