RateBeer
overall
83
98
style
Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kendal, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Southwark Tavern London 17/07/12. A copper to gold coloured beer with no head. Citrus hoppiness and sweetness in the aroma. A decent body but there’s an odd cloyingness to it. The hops are good but it feels like the malts overcompensate for the lack of ABV.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2012
Cask at Cloisters. Pale golden amber, thick white creamy head. Light but decent resinous hop nose, slightly grassy, big grapefruit, gooseberry maybe. Nice juicy bready front, light citrus, grapefruit, nicely drying bitter linger. Soft carbonation, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Lovely, punches well above its weight.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUN 15, 2012
On cask. Apricot and hop aroma. Pale yellow color with thin white head. Flavor with hints of lemon, clover, and honey. Significant hop bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Has a very fruity nose and taste with a fine bitter finish. Excellent all-round.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2433) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Gift from SJ. A very mild brew with some grass, hop, fruti and lemon notes. Finishes dry. A bit thin, but ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29802) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
Cask at ACBF 2012. A light golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of yeast, hops, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of dusty hops, hay, and malt, leading to a dry and bitter finish. Boring hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Butty (87) - SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2012
From the tap. Light gold. Tight long lasting head. Fresh grassy aroma. Bitterness up front and throughout the pint, but never harsh. Good summer pint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Nicely hopped. Pours slightly cloudy, but a nice light amber. Refreshing and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Rake. pale gold clear thin white head. Grassy hoppy beer. Yes quite grasdy and very hoppy finish wute bitter. Surprises you for a 3.5% abv beer. Good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2012
a great pint. golden straw with a tight white head. bags of grapefruit aroma and taste with a little lemony hit in there too. strong but short bitter finish. (new permanent) cask , old bell, harrogate


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50