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Holts Humdinger (Cask)
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Brewed by Joseph Holt
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Manchester, England

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - AUG 14, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Goat St Albans 03/08/12. A golden beer with whitish bubbles for a head. Sweet honeyed notes throughout. A bit of caramel toffee note. Certainly sweet but not overpoweringly so. A decent body. It’s OK.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (1420) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
Cask@national brewery centre, burton. Golden amber beer with a large frothy head. Aroma of pale malts. Taste is pale malts, some floral hops and a hint of honey. Not great, dull.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (499) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Dark gold/light brown. Faint, vague, fleeting sweet honey aroma. Bland sweetish sour taste. Basically, there’s not much to this beer. Tastes even weaker than 4%. Not really my cup of tea.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4206) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2013
Cask on handpump at the Stag & Hounds, Binfield. An attractive bright golden amber colour with a loose translucent head; pleasant pear-drop aroma; pear-drop flavour too with a medium body, some honey, but not too sweet; then a fresh grassy bitterness and a slight sweetening at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (9855) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Cask at Hamilton Hall, JDW, London. Pours dark gold with a weak foam head. Lightly toasted malt nose with hints of berries. Medium sweet flavor with mild toasted malts, light dry toffee, subtle yet sweet berry fruits. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Pretty sweet to finish with toasty sugars, very light jammy berries, impressions of honey sweetness but not the flavor. A so so golden ale. Pretty enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2012
Bag-in-the-box at Square Peg, Birmingham
Golden color, with a small but persistent creamy head. Light malt and caramel aroma. The malt flavor is quite good, with some toffee and light butter; correct bitterness level too. The final is lightly metallic.
Pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7522) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2011
cask at the Anchor, Sidmouth. Amber-golden colour, fruity nose. Medium-bodied, malty, hints of honey and citrus fruit. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. An amber beer with no head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and spicy hops, leading to a dry nutty finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Cask @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear light medium amber orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, toasted - caramel, apple, honey, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat. [20100804]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tdtm82 (668) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Cask. the Six Bells, Boreham, 27th August 2010. Very sweet malts; honey, floral hops, grass. moderate bitterness, oily, low carbonation. Just not really keen on this one. Poor lacing as well.


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