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

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34232) - 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]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30734) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy and lemonish fruity. Bitter, citrusy and grapefruity. Bone dry and citrusy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29134) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Cask at ACBF 2012. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, grass and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16400) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Cask gravity @ Craft100. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity weak peachy citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy peachy citrus finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14449) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2012
12th July 2012
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Almost clear beer, light gold. Residual white head. Light dry palate. Good marmalade citrus. grapefruit and orange. Light dry finish. Good flavour for its abv.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14021) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2013 cask at stockbridge tap ... golden amber .... creamy white head ... soft sweet lemon nose with barest sulpherous hint ... juicy soft clean orange passion fruit resiny hop ... light dry linger ... good at what it is...3.6cask at red squirell ... golden yellow ... small white head ... light floral lemon nose ...mellow soft fruits ... light sweet oily body ... very fruit ... lightbitter linger ... oh top form... tiny peppery finish 3.8 Cask at the hanging bat... Golden amber... Thin white head... Soft light t dry floral.. Light 3.6

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
Cask at ACBF 2012. Clear golden - white head. Egg, fruity notes, herbal, tea, forrest notes, english pale, toasted, caramel notes, light grape fruits.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13256) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10512) - 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.


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