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Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Sheffield, England

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Easy Rider is a subtle easy drinking premium strength pale ale. The initial crisp bitterness gently gives way to a lingering fruity aftertaste.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2008
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Ealing Beer Festival.
Slightly hazy gold with a thin white head and decent condition. Good balance of malt and hops on the nose with some nice fruit and dusty fresh tobacco. Crisp, fruity hop flavour with good floral notes and a fruity bitter finish. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2008
Izzystock ’08 (day 2). Cask. Tepid soapy citrus and soggy biscuit. Dull, but more fruit and complexity than the 30quid Aussie Riesling down the road.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2007
Gravity Cask @ Waterloo Arms Beer Festival. Mild malt sweetness. Rounded hop flavours and full bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Claretsdrinker (2) - Croydon, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2007 does not count
Well kept cask-conditioned pint at The Claret Free House, Addiscombe, Croydon. Light, golden, immensely quaffable ale. A dry citrus taste of hop is followed by a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2007
Cask conditioned - handpump - Wig and Pen, Northampton. A light gold coloured beer with a white head. The aroma is lovely fresh hops with grapefruit and orange notes. The taste also has nice citric accented hops and a little biscuit malt. A very nice beer, particularly the smell.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2007
Bottle. Gold with a slight white head. Grassy hop aroma followed by slightly sweet malt flavours and a moderate bitter finish. Average.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotty (1060) - SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2007
Bottle, Eskview Wines (?) Musselburgh. This is ok, a bit hazy, but light gold with a good white head that leaves a nice lace. Nose is fruity and slightly malty, the same can be said of the flavour. I feel it’s a bit on the sugary side but it’s easy drinking stuff. Similar to its big brother Pale Rider.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2006
Cask/gravity at Ipswich beer festival 21 Sep 2006. Clear golden coloured. Tiny head. A cautious malty aroma. Sweet fruity flavour. Slightly dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 8, 2006
Very nice, but a little normal in flavour, the malty is good but it has some bitter features. Blonde in colour and foam.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StueyD (1239) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2006
A very pale yellow gold coloured beer with a weak white head. A light hop aroma with a hint of malt towards the end. A dry citrus taste of hop, followed by a smooth light, malt flavour. The finish is fairly dry. (Cask - The Fox & Hounds, Heacham, Norfolk).


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