AshtonMcCobb (2568) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask at Alexander ’s in Kendal.
Appearance - golden amber with a decent head and a slight haze.
Nose - lemon and honey. Some cereal.
Taste - lemon barley water.
Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - decent golden ale.
RichardW (1515) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
BCA. Pours quite flat, very pleasant clean gold colour. Low aroma, sulphury bitter palate, plenty of biscuit, quite lager-esque in the finish. As with most of HN’s beers, it doesn’t have a lot of body, but is an ideal summer quaffing beer.
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, from the Local, Carlise, on the train from Inverness to Hereford 21/10/13.
Lightly hazed golden with little in the way of a head.
Nose is orange, grass, toasted malts.
Taste comprises toasted, malt, grain, grass, light fruit.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, grassy bitterness in the finish.
So so GB - one to forget !
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask handpull, The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, Barrow, Cumbria, 16/02/13. Straw piled with fine, foamy white. Nostrils of lime, grass and peanut butter hints. Slight, limey and clean with fennel and curry leaf hints. About the best golden ale I encountered in Cumbria, and in tip top condition.
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Taste, Rheged Centre, Penrith. Pale hazy golden coloured with a slight sour citrus fruity flavour, lemon, vanilla and a biscuity finish.
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A - light citrus, caramel and wheat
A - gold, with thin frothy head
T - light sweet
P - thin to mid
O - ehhhh...
Finn (4204) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
1.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Cask på Sheffield Tap 30 Sep 10. Lys gylden. Lavt skum. Ikke god aroma. Tung frukt. Smaken litt vassen bestående av høy & gress. Svakt syrlig ettersmak. Ikke god.
Rune (8047) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Clear golden body, naked surface. Smell of grassy hops. Lighter fruity flavour with discreet hints of caramel malts. Drying finish. Diluted on the swallow. Cask, half pint at Sheffield Tap 30 Sep 10.
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at NWAF 2009. A hazy golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma has notes of malt, bread, and straw, as well as lighter notes of sulphur. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and sulphur.
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty aroma with some hoppy hints. Fruity malty caramel flavor with some citrus hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.