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J.W. Lees Game On (Summer)

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Brewed by J.W. Lees
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Middleton, England

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - April to September.
NOTE; Although a beer branded Game On is available year round, and uses the same pump clip throughout, there are in fact two different versions made at different times of year.
Whether your game is football, rugby, cricket, tennis, golf or any other sport for that matter, this cask ale is perfect for any sporting event. The winter league Game On (available Oct - Mar) has a more robust feel and is auburn in colour, while the summer league version (available Apr-Sep) is lighter with a pale, golden colour.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2013
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2012 Cask at the Crown Rivers (JDW), LHR T5 - 20/05/12. Copper coloured with a small white head. Light malty nose with a touch of grain , cereal and grass. Taste follows on from nose, no big flavours produce, a little biscuit in there. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, bitter finish. File under ’W’ for whelmed !

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4207) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
Cask at the Crown Rivers (JDW), Heathrow Terminal 5. Amber with a tight cream head; biscuity aroma; thin and watery with some light fruity malts; and a dry lightly hopped finish. Not very inspiring - hopefully I’ll find better on my trip to Boston.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2457) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2012
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley (9 May 12) - clear abmer ale, medium creamy off-white head, sweet caramel malt aroma, good temperature, initial honey notes, hint of caramel, prolonged fruity sweetness, oily feel

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2012
The Felix, Nuneaton, 19/04/12. Copper with a creamy off white collar. Soft sultana fruit aroma. And flavour; some Weetabix, varnish, vanilla. Distinct Wotsit afters, Weetabix. Cereal-soft. An enjoyable pint- more so than expected.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2011
Cask at the GBBF. Light amber with a small white head. Malty aroma with toffee notes, and some grassy hops. Sweetish toffee and biscuit flavour with grassy hops and a nice bitter finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium amber colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, malt extract, nutty notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, malt extract, nutty notes, initial pudder sugar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110803]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (8632) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 21, 2011
Cask (GBBF2011, Wed)
Rich sweet malty aroma. Orange. Full mashy sweet palate, clean and grainy and bready. Lovely bready cakey finish. Definitely a very close connection with its ingredients.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours amber with a white head. Corn, grain and peach. Thin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, wood and some mild notes of nectar and syrup. Flavour is wood, fruits, earth, some notes of toasted malts, non-sweet syrup as well as some quite strong malty notes as well.


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