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

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Pale amber crisp ale, finished with a refreshing ginger and lemon tang.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Kelham Island Tavern, Sheffield 21/08/2004 Golden coloured slightly hazy appearance. Hoppy with a slightly dry lasting ginger spice finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (9999) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7267) - 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.

3.6
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4761) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2009
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Hazy, deep golden with a big off-white head. Fruity hop aroma with noticeable lemon notes. Refreshing lemony flavours balanced by dry spiciness and hops. Ginger kicks in towards the finish. Advanced summer ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2011
Very interesting beer, great mix of lemon and ginger making it a very pleasant and tasty brew. On Cask at the famous Kelham Island Tavern

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3875) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2002
A refreshing bottle conditioned beer from a micro.in Norfolk England. Initial citrus impact leads to a gentle, fruity after taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StueyD (1115) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2006
A light golden beer with a thin white head. The nose is distinctly citrusy with a hint of ginger. The taste is again of citrus fruits, almost like an old fashioned lemonade(!), the ginger is strong in the flavour, there is a slight dry hoppiness in the aftertaste. (Draught - from the Brewery’s tent @ The Royal Norfolk Show, 2004)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4227) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14011) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2011 bottle at home ... Crisp amber ... big foamy white head ... sweet ginger hop nose ... little tooo fizzyy ... zezty cleam lemon ... soft toffee malts ... gentleginger infusion ... little metalic ... quite nice, but ight have been better colder in a warm day... still on the whole i quite like it


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