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Brewed by Houston
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Johnstone, Scotland

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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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cask, November monthly special
Made using Wakatu hops, which explode on the nose with floral and vanilla notes. refreshing and easy drinking.


cgarvieuk's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, - NOV 13, 2012
cask at the bow ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft floral ... light lemon hop ... sweet clean juicy hop front ... soft lime linger ... quite light on flavour but still nice


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7941) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2012
Cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh - 08/12/12. Clear light golden with a good sized dense white head. Good lacing ensues. Nose is light pale malts, cereals, light citrus. Taste follows, light floral tones, hops, touch of mango, citrus notes. Medium bodied, soft fine carbonation, smooth on the palate. Ok stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3203) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2012
Cask @ The Counting House. Rich golden amber colour, good head. Cereal citrus hop aroma. Resin citrus hop flavour. Bitter aftertaste. A good golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 7, 2012
Cask @ JDW Inverness 071212
Pale straw, clear, thick dense white head, good lacing
Aroma - light citrus hops, hint of lemon
Taste - soft sweet pale malts, soft fruits, light citrus, touch of lemon, light flavour, nice n easy
Palate - light body, fairly oily. Finish - soft mellow pale malts, soft citrus, some cereal malts
Overall - Bit low on flavour but what was there was nice and there’s no faults here - one of their better ones

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McNeillR (1122) - SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2012
Standard malt spikes in the nose for Houston, lime cordial tinge to a light yellow body and non existent head. Sharp undiluted citrus on initial taste but a very watery palate and drafty hop finish. Oily mouthfeel with a gritty finish that leaves your teeth with a squeaky barely water lick, in keeping with a Kiwi(!) but not too pleasant with an NZ hopped beer. Cask, Bow Bar.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2752) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2012
Cask by handpump at Three Judges, Glasgow - clear yellow, bubbly white head, mild floral hop aroma, citrus, slight sharpness, easy to drink


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