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Brewed by Hop Studio
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
York, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A remarkably light, crisp and hoppy alewith a hint of sauvignon. Maris Otter Pale Malt and Carapils provide a light malty base for intensely aromatic floral, citrus and gooseberry flavours of Chinook, Cascade and Nelson Sauvin hops.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gowdy (727) - Erskine, - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle at Craig’s house. A deep golden colour with a strong haze. Sizable head with quickly disapates.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1876) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask@blackcountry arms, walsall. Golden beer with large head and good lacing. Aroma of citrus hops with lemon. Taste is lemon, pale malts, lime and chalk. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1253) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden colour good white head lacing. Aroma is fruity bready malts. Taste is same good bitter finish. Medium body. Decent stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Bottled, 500ml from S.H Jones, Banbury. Hazy gold with white head. Remarkably light is quite a correct description, they could have added thin. This proved to be a particularly bland beer, vaguely malty, hints of caramel, where the hops had disappeared to I’m not sure. No off flavours, just dull.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12398) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Light hazy tan. More of a musty, appley aroma than I was expecting. Fairly bland with light bitterness and vague fruits. Disappointing.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Finn (4157) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
Rook & Gaskill 26 Jan 13. Gyldengul. Lavt skum. Teppelacing. Sterk tung fruktaroma. Smaken litt tynn. Grapefrukt. Bra ut fra styrken.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1667) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle - Xmas gift. Poured a really pale golden colour with a very thin white head and some lacing. Aroma of pear drops, straw and melon. Grassy hops in the initial flavour with some boiled sweets and light toasted malt. Finish was straw, peppery hop and grain.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7364) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Baz (cheers Baz!) consumed at Eardisley, Herefordshire Friday 8th November 2013 Pours gold this one has a slight haze. Like the first one this is a little sweet initially. Comes across as a bit safe, but it is fine and certainly easy drinking. Despite the description this isn’t as crisp or hoppy as I would like. Its ok but the weakest of the three. A6 A3 T6 P3 Ov12 3.0

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (14768) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
12th October 2013
Bright clear pale gold beer with a small white head. Light crisp palate. Light pale malt, touch of grain. Whisper of apple. Minerals. Hops are grassy and have noble hop like bitterness. Crisp finish. Seems a bit grainy and green, not sure this is quite right.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyLion (517) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2013
Gravity @ Galtres festival. Aroma is next to nothing. It is a crisp easily drinkable blonde beer with a not overpowering hoppy character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1294) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2013
Cask at Craft Beer Co in Brighton. Not much in the aroma. Pours with a thick head that it keeps nicely. Dry, herbacious hops dominate with a smooth palate. Nice.


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