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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kendal, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask (unfiltered and 330ml bottle (filtered)
Made using a blend of traditional and modern hops; Goldings from the UK and Citra from the USA. Extremely pale with a citrus-floral hop character.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, grass, hop oil. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration, grass, dry, hop oil, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121116]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 27, 2012
bottle at home ... golden yellow ... white lacing ... soft lager floral orange nose ... light bitter citrus front ... big bitter linger ... lots of orange and pine ... well made crisp ... refreshing ... but totally not me 3.4

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13875) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle @ "Det er meget mørkt i Ulfborg", November 2012. Pours clear golden with a small creamy head. Nose is hops. Grass and citrus. Bitter and dry. Crisp.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11030) - DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle, 6% @ FOneFan. Clear dark yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop, little earthy and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, little citrus, little earthy and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4567) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Cask @ CPK. Deep golden color with a tight, creamy white head. The nose is of summer fruits, pineapples. Subtle. The taste is more summer fruit, peaches, light floral hoppiness. A bit of acidity in the middle. Buttery smooth mouthfeel. Velvety carbonation. Medium body, very drinkable. Oily texture. Overall, a really nice golden ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3960) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2012
Bottle. Golden and clear. Hoppy and very smooth. Medium body with a slight bitterness.Gentle bitter aftertaste.Rather nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3251) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2012
330ml bottle from hippo beers. Golden amber colour, not much head. Resin caramel malt aroma. Flowery fruity resin hop flavour. Citrus aftertaste. A big strong golden ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2012
Thanks Colin for this bottle. Pours a golden colour with a thin white head. An amazing aroma of pineapple, grapefruit, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with a great chewy passion fruit character. Alcohol is fairly prominent with mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Lovely!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2880) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 7, 2012
bottle at home from bitter virtue 14/6/12 pale gold with fluffy white head.gentle carbonation, big bubbles, earthy seville marmalade nose. orange peel and bitterness in finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2270) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Golden coloured with tropical fruit and orange marmalade flavours followed by a bitter, hoppy finish.


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