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Itchen Valley Summer Breeze

Brewed by Itchen Valley
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alresford, England


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask: Seasonal - Summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (18745) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2012
Cask at The Moon Under Water, JDW, London. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a tight and lasting creamy white head. Nose is grainy, doughy bread with faint straw. Light sweet flavor with grainy bread, lots of dryness (surprisingly so). Light bodied with fine carbonation. Very dry to finish, with further grainy bread character, some light wood. Very disjointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4220) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2012
Cask at the JDW in Hounslow, dark gold with a fine white head, malty nose with a touch of grassy hops. medium bodied, some malt sweetness, biscuit, a little golden fruit, and a lasting dry-bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34715) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2011
Cask at Bree Louise, London. A hazy golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has light notes of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and hops as well as lighter notes of straw.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ The Bree Louise, 69 Coburg Street, Euston, London, England NW1 2HH.

Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, toffee, light to moderate hoppy, apple notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat. [20100801]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
From cask at Bree Louise. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild spiced and slight butterish. Fruity, mild butterish and sweet. Malty and bitter finish, with a lasting buttery note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Crescent, Salford 25/07/2003 Clear golden coloured and a little fruity. Smooth on the palate with a hint of dryness in a full malt finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2009
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours a clear golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with hoppy hints. Sweetish malty and nutty caramel flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with some hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2008
(Cask at Market Porter, Southwark, London, 10 Aug 2008) Orange amber colour with almost no head. Malty, fruity nose with soft notes of citrus and apricots. Fruity, malty taste with citrus and hints of earthy hops in a fairly short finish. Nicely balanced and refreshing, but a tad boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5569) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2008
Aug, 2008 JDW, Victoria Station - GBBF Day Dry palate with sweetly juicy flavour. Mangoes and a suggestion of apple. Dry finish with a hint of lager hops. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2008
Cask in the new crown. alround rating: Pale honey malts, citrusy lemon character, grassy hay, small fruity blackcurrent notes coming through into the finish.

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