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


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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Was also contract brewed at Ridleys under the name Pale Island.
A well-balanced, strong, fruity, full-drinking pale ale, flavoured with North American hops.
Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 2004.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (7013) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Cask - Pale malts and sweetness. Clear gold with a bubbly head. Light bitterness and grains. Bitterness makes it nice, but otherwise very basic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3565) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2014
Clear gold, white head. Malty aroma, green twigs, caramel, light straw. Malty aroma, quite bitter, straw. Rather light body, bitter hops, malts, hint of butter.
(draught -cask- @ Craft Beer Islington)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
christhoel (287) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
floral, pale, golden, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, soft carbonation, . a good all round pint of pale ale i am very pleased so far with what i have tasted from kelham brewery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (5456) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle from ASDA, Halifax. Slightly hazy golden ale with a head that disappears. Has lots of easy drinking fruit aromas and flavours. Excellent pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5701) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Cask at The Haymarket, some time back now, so a memory banks rate for sure. Poured clear gold, foamy white head. Light aromas of tropical fruit, light dusty pale malt. Taste was light bitter, more fruit, bitter finish, Very enjoyable, hope to see it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (830) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2014
Cask at JDW. Gold pour with a thin cream head. Aroma is light floral and malty. Taste is bitter, light floral, gooseberry and citrus notes. Nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (714) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Cask - pale golden with a bright white head; good retention and fair lacing. Aroma is fruit, grassy hops and hay. Taste starts off bitter with lots of grassy hops, hay, grapefruit and lemon and finishes off with a long heavy bitter finish and some light sweetness. Light to medium body. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
On Gravity @ The Old Horse leicester beer festival. Golden colour beer. Aroma of citrus hops. Taste is a nice balance of malts and hops with a lingering bitterness. A good example of its style and v nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2156) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Cask six chimneys Wakefield. Hazy yellow colour good white head and lacing. Aroma is strong citrus lemon. Taste is lemon peel lemons some sweet malts good hops long bitter finish. Medium body soft carbonation. Really good golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2014
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in July 2013 - Pale Yellowy Gold in colour. Very Hoppy; lots of grassy/floral hops. Fruity; grapefruit and lemon citrus, sherbet. Malty; toasty malts, caramel. Moderately bitter citrus hoppy fruity dominates underlying malt. Dry bitter finish. Nice beer!

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