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

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   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.


Infiniteipa's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Infiniteipa (30) - - JAN 25, 2014
An excellent pale from Ilkley, pours golden in colour, pungent NZ hops in the Aroma. Taste is catty, grassy NZ hops, with a perfectly pitched bitterness for a pale ale. Nelson Sauvin hops are used to great effect here, I would easily put this beer right up there with Kernel and Magic Rocks offerings.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7679) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2016
(Cask at Craft Beer Covent Garden, London, 24 April 2016) Golden amber colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with notes of citrus, grapefruit, biscuits and grass. Malty, hoppy taste with citrus, grapefruit, lemon peel, grass, biscuits and a balanced citric bitterness. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and highly drinkable with a fresh hop character. Nice one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (3086) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden body with a thin white head. Low carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of white wine, vine tomatoes and gin. Flavour of lemon, grassy hops and red pepper. Thin to medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. I’d like to try this on cask.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ATulloch (198) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2016
Bottle shared with Jamestulloch. Pours a clear orange with small head. Aromas of orange peel, grass and vine tomatoes. Flavour is orange pith with light citrus and fresh hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
toscanoigor (39) - - MAR 16, 2016
Tomada do tap. Dourada, com pouca formação de espuma, turva. Aromas muito agradáveis de frutas cítricas. Na boca, o gosto cítrico dá origem a um final levemente amargo e refrescante. Ótimo corpo, boa sensação de frescor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (5755) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2016
500ml bottle into a Batemans badged UK pint sleeve at lunchtime on 11th Jan 2016. Slight haze to the golden pour, on top a white foam that hung around. Hop nose and flavour, fairly bitter and dry on the palate. Mild citrus notes but nothing too strong or overpowering it that area. Hops marry well and the light malt content stops the bitterness running away. Liked it.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dchad56 (283) - - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle - small white head over pale amber, slightly cloudy amber. Medium carbonation. Strong fruity aroma. Slight ting on tongue and in mouth, strong citrus tasting with bitter tang at end.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4772) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle.Golden with a small head. Fruitiness dominates with hops in the background. Powerful flavours for such a relatively low strength beer. Well worth trying.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hatzer (106) - Nuneaton, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2015
Not bad this good frothy head bice aroma clean looking pour. Got a distinctive tang to it good shit

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3830) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle from morrisons, walsall. Golden beer with large foam head. Aroma of citrus lemon and pale malts. Taste is citrus, some bread, mango, tropical fruits and sweet fruit. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MayumiH (755) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle at the hotel room in Brighton. Grapefruit notes, piney, bitter. Refreshing crisp finish. Not bad.


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