Brewed by Ilkley
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Ilkley, England


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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Made with high quantities of Amarillo hops, this pale crisp beer has refreshing citrus aromas and flavours. Gold medal winner at the SIBA Northern region beer competition 2009/10 and bronze medal winner at the SIBA national competition

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 3, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing to lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, toasted, moderate hoppy, dry grass. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peel bitter citrus, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110319]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (38536) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and grapefruity. Bitter, grassy and slight herbal. Citrusy and fruity. Dry and grassy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32908) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2016
Bottled. A light golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (24345) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 28, 2012
Cask@Euston Tap, London. Golden colour with a small white head.Aroma is fruity, earthy, mildly bready with some herbal tones. Flavour is grassy, herbal and bready with some mild floral notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (21693) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2011
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2011. Pours a clear golden color with a small whit ehead. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (20809) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2012
12th July 2012
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Very light haze on this pale gold beer. Residual suddy white head. Light palate, crispy and a little dry. Mild juicy citrus - lemon and orange, Touch of minerals. Semi dry finish. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (19760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2014
UPDATED: APR 10, 2015 Cask at the Stockbridge tap... Golden yellow amber... Thin white head... Soft light dry lemon fruits... Light dry fruit... Ok 3.4 cask at the haymarket...... AmBer.. white lacing.. Soft dry toffee fruit nose... Light dty lemon fruits. 3.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17225) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2010
Cask at Market Porter, London. Pours a mostly clear gold with a soft, white head. Hoppy aroma with lots of grasds. Lightly sweet with cracker malt then tons of dry, sandy and grassy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes dry and hoppy with faint sugar notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16587) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2011
Cask handpull at Reading BF 2011. Pale gold lasting white head. Its a decent pale golden ale. Pretty decent but nay too bad. Rather likeable and full in mouth good condition. Good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16227) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. A clear, golden beer with an off-white head of moderate size. Citrusy nose with grapefruit peel and a faint note of malts. Nice bitterness in the flavor, lots of citrus peel and with some pale malts as a base. Medium body, dry. Lasting citrus peel bitterness in the end. Overall, a quite nice and easy drinking beer, although I suspect it would be challenging to drink a few of it. 110319

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