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

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gwoodin (43) - Birmingham, - FEB 22, 2013
500ml bottle. Aroma: citrus hop. Clear yellow appearance. ’Cats pee’ taste. It went down the drain.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (654) - 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 (1183) - 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 (729) - 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 (12102) - 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 (1245) - 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 (57) - 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.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
swampwater (53) - Preston, Lancashire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Came with a Beer 52 order. Bottled.

Aroma: Hops, malt, black pepper, hay.
Appearance: Pours a clear gold colour. Light white head, that lingers.
Taste: A very bitter hop taste. Slight caramel notes, with a peppery finish.
Palate: Quite bitter, yet smooth. Light carbonation. Light body.
Overall: Really odd, this one. A nice hoppy pale ale, that’s very bitter... then smooth... then peppery. That black pepper after taste is odd, yet strangely refreshing. Highly recommended!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1223) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
500ml bottle, pours clear golden brown with a foamy white head. Aroma is grainy malt, light caramel, dry and bitter with citrus notes. Medium body, texture thin creamy, carbonation soft. Finish is long and bitter. Nice session beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5020) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
50cl bottle from beer52.co.uk. A straw colour with a ring of white head; rather subdued aroma; but a sharp fresh citrusy taste that explodes ih the mouth; and a pleasantly bittersweet finish. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14290) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cear amber - white head. Caramel, toasted, citrus, fruity, ok malty, herbal, ok orange notes, fat hoppy, nice freshness...


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