Brewed by Humpty Dumpty
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Norwich, England


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Pale amber crisp ale, finished with a refreshing ginger and lemon tang.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2009
<b>Bottle 50cl.</b>
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, lemon, ginger. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, finish has a peppery - ginger burn. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20081003]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2008
50 cL bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours cloudy yellow with a diminished white head. Mild brett aroma and dry impression. Flavour is dry and mild citrusy, not much ginger. Light ginger into the far finish, slowly building into a more dense impression.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8417) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2008
Cask at The Turf, Oxford in the company of Glen 09-11-08. I finished on this beer before cycling home in the most appalling weather. Pours golden in colour with more of a powder ginger than root ginger profile. The lemon is there and does show itself but it really takes a back seat to the ginger, that said this is a well balanced beer, very refreshing and with a nice dry tangy finish, very nice indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11473) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2008
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern with Fin. Gold with white head. I was prepared to slate this, but it just goes to show, it was really very good. Hoppy and lemony with good bittering, dry and refreshing. I really liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear golden with a nice white head. A little Brett and citrus in the nose. Light body, fruity, again with citrus and Brett accents while the ginger is rather downplayed. Finishes dry. 031008

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (30685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2008
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of ginger, and so is the flavor, though combined with light notes of lemongrass, leading to a dry lemony finish. Thanks fonefan and Brugmansia for sharing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (14481) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
Bottle, 4.0%. OK citric aroma. Almost clear golden colour. Good citric flavour, nicely rough bitterness. Hint of yeast in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
Cask at Peterborough beer fest. Alround rating: Pale lagerish malts, herbal hop spice, lemon is key and the ginger is a bit subtle compaired to how id like it. But still alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2008
Bottled from The Real Ale Shop, Branthill, Norfolk. Slightly thick gold body with a rocky white head (bit of a heavy handed pour). Aroma of tart hops and slight washy ginger. Ginger swings through in the first sip but it’s still not hardcore; the hops are at the fore and buzz on the tongue. Think thin biscuit flavours rather than Ginger Nuts. Warms to a lovely lemonish lick, again not too blunt. A well balanced beer, complimentary flavours and a good itching feel in the mouth that wouldn’t be amiss from a Belgian bottle. Tasty stuff for the first of the sixty bottles of Norfolk beer I have to work my way through this summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4434) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2008
Bottle. Golden beer with a well hopped aroma with probably some ginger and citrus. The flavour is very bitter and dry. Overall a very nice beer.

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