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Brewed by Howard Town
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Glossop, England

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A light hoppy beer, made with Halcyon and Crystal malts, and Pioneer and Cascade hops.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Crown and Kettle, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, chlorine. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, chlorine, chlorine. Body is light medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090718]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Golden colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is fruits, nectar, wood and slight hints of vanilla. Flavour is wood, sourness, some nice hops. Wellbalanced, bitter and quite dry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2009
Cask @ Crown And Kettle, M4 Manchester. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a dr fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13920) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2009
Cask at Cloisters Edinburgh ... amber ... thin bubbly head... grassy dry hop nose ... dry bitter fruit hop ... bitterness builds.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2005
Cask gravity Notts BF 05. Orange/gold with no head. Nice citric hop aroma. Fine in mouth, with good citric hop finish. Just a tad farty. Fruits are grapefruit and lemon

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11099) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ Crown and Kettle, Manchester.
Pours clear hazy golden with a nice, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has fine hops, light pine. Low carbonation, fine moutfeel. Flavour is bitter, piney, grassy, light herbal with fair sweet, bready malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2007
Cloudy golden with a lasting small white head. Peach and apricotaroma with some grass too. Dry and hoppy, bitter and fruity notes.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2009
Cask @ Crown & Kettle Manchester. Deep golden color. Soft melon aroma. Earthy citric hopbitter flavor with hints of nutmeg. Thin. Short aftertaste with chloride.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2008
cask conditioned at Far from the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold to amber with white head. Bright, light hoppy beer, fresh and tasty, packing a bigger hop note than expected. Grassy with hints of Kiwi fruit and peach. Really quite pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2007 1. Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 28/07/2005 Golden coloured and hoppy with some floral aroma. Crisp slightly bitter dry finish. 2. Cask Handpump from the Outside Bar at Ye Olde Vic, Stockport 14/07/2007 Very hoppy and fruity aroma. Clear golden coloured hoppy and fruity grapefruit flavour. Crisp and bitter lasting finish.


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