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

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unknown

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Cask; Regular - previously a Summer seasonal.
Note: The bottled Windermere Pale, at 6.0%, is a very different beer.
Low gravity, very pale, very hoppy.
Maris Otter Pale Ale malt with a bit of wheat. Loads of fruity hop flavours from a medley of traditional and modern hops. The signature aroma hop is Citra.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2013, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white grey - silver head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, citrus, soapy. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, citrus, fruity, perfumed, hoppy, peel bitter, soapy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130124]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Cask at Craft Clapham, 12/12/13. Clear pale golden with a good sized white head, decent lacing ensues. Nose is citric sherbet, pale and toasted malts, grassy tones. Taste comprises lightly toasted malts, citric tang, lemon rind, bitter orange. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry grassy bitterness in the finish. Decent low ABV GB affair.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2372) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2013
Cask at The Old Bell Tavern, Harrogate, September 2013. Pale gold with white head. Faint grain and biscuit aroma, nice grainy bitter taste. Light body, grainy finish. Nice and easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Gravity cask at the Wandsworth Common Halloween Beer Festival - Le Gothique, London. Pours mostly clear gold with a bubbly-frothy white head. The nose holds hay, lemon and light tangerine. Light sweet flavor with some minerals, lemon, peach and straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation; great condition. Lightly drying on the finish with notes crunchy pale malts, hay and bitter lemon rind. Very solid.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sockamania (43) - - SEP 19, 2013
Very nice tasting beer. Hint of passion fruit in the nose. Light and pale tasting ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5387) - ITALY - AUG 19, 2013
chiara citrica agrumata leggera buona secchezza discreto amaro morbido finale agrumato

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1511) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
Cask at Number 22, Darlington. Gold body. Thin white head. Citrus, hops and fruit. Bitter. Dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8047) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2013
Half pint, cask at JDWs Paramount. Low white head blanketing the glassware. Cloudy golden body. Wheat-like fruits to the nose. Mixed taste of mild grapefruit, lemon and orange. Dry bitter ending. Does not feel too thin on the swallow. Nice and fresh (Manchester, 25.01.2013).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - OCT 24, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2012 Fresh and grassy..... About right for a grassy location, Immediate hops and bitterness followed by hay and honey flavours and then back to a full bitter punch and clean zesty finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nilz (384) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2012
A pale amber ale with a hoppy aroma. Taste of citrus, grapefruit-like fruitiness and a pleasant dry bitter finish.


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