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Brewed by Hesket Newmarket
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hesket Newmarket, England

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask, Regular;
A pale refreshing but substantial bitter, produced from Maris Otter malt, with subtle notes of Golding, Northdown and Challenger hops and a refreshing, almost citrus, late hop note from Pioneer and Caskade.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Cask @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear medium yellow color with a small, virtually none head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat. (060808)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
From cask at Charlies. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light toasted malty and mild breadish. Light fruity. Bitter, toasted malty and light breadish. Dry, bitter and toasted malty finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is mild fruits and wood. Flavour is fruits, mild yeastyness and some hints of hay. A nice bittery finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweetish malty fruity hoppy caramel flavor. Has a sweetish fruity malty caramel finish with some hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13921) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2014 Cask at Marwell inn, bampton ... Very pale straw yellow ... light wattery hop ... light fresh hop ... little citric .. building linger ... lots of hop juicyness. good blonde ale...

bottle at home golden aber .. bit white head ... soft dtry lemonm zezzt noise ... tart .. sour funk fruits ... citric ... sharp and fruity.. very citrus ... not sure bottle is rigth so will pass ...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma of grassy hops and malt. Dry and malty flavour

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2009
Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 18/09/2009 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured fruity hoppy and a little rich on the palate. A little bitterness in a floral lasting malt finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (7898) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle on the train from Inverness to Hereford, fromt the Local Carlisle, 21/10/13. Hazed orange amber with a moderate off white head. Nose is straw, bitter citrus, bready malts, orange. Taste comprises citrus fruit, faint earthy hopppage, bitter orange, toasted malts. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry grassy bitter notes in the finale. So so GB.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2007
Cask in brewpub, they got it from the stillage through the back. Aroma is grassy and hoppy, biscuity pale malts also. Taste is crisp pale malts with floural hops and a honey sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4755) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2010
Bottle from GBBF. Hazy golden, medium head. Herbal hop nose. Good bitterness, yeastiness is pronounced, quite dry finish. Drinkable.


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