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

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottled.
A dry crisp pale ale strongly hopped with wonderfully floral Nelson Sauvin hops to give a strong but mellow citrus finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (345) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Some citrius the daker side of a blonde ale nice hoppy dinish vlean and crisp grape taste non vineous ok stuff

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5804) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear straw colour with a frothy, long-lasting white head. The aroma is grassy hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a citrus, big woody grass resin hop bitter palate and a long bitter finish. There are plenty of hops in this! Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Cask at fynefest. Pours hazy golden, nose is toffee, floral, taste is sweet toffee, floral, dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4829) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2015
Bottled. The aroma has grain, bit grass, light citrus. Clear, golden coloured with a medium, bit rocky head. The taste is light-moderate bitter, bit grainy, citric. Easy drinking beer. Light bodied. Nice session stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2015
a nice beer very easy to drink nice pale colour with a good fruity aroma and a citrus taste running through it with citrus and bitterness on the finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1261) - USA - MAY 3, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bottle at the Corner Cafe in Leeds. Very pleasant hoppy pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (756) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle - lively amber body with a thick white head. Aroma of fresh lemon, grass and a little maltiness. Taste of malts, earth, caramel and bitterness. Medium body, low carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (12416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2015
KRS 181014. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop, grapefruit. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, grapefruit, butter scotsch, pine. Bitter finish. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1283) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2015
500 mL bottle into a pint glass. Gassy golden. Pleasant citrus/grapefruit aroma. Nice zesty, bitter ale. Actually quite decent. Leaves a little too dry an aftertaste however.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
at_the_hop (65) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
An interesting one. Really dry and plenty bitter. Leaves a slight sweetness on the lips which is lacking in the mouth. Reviewer below nailed the aftertaste: cracked black pepper. Not a fan of pepperiness in beer myself I find it a bit astringent. Wouldn’t have more than one.


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