Brewed by Kent
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
West Malling, England


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.
A rich blend of hops with Maris Otter Pale Malt. A full flavoured, aromatic and easy drinking Pale Ale.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7817) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, - FEB 19, 2012
Cask, gravity at Merton Winter Beer Festival, 17th & 18th February 2012 Gold in colour with white head, good clarity. Hoppy & bitter but not overly bitter, a little softness and with a nice seam of lemonyness throughout. This beer surprised a lot of folk and was a real hit, great session beer, possibly just a little sweet for me, but very likeable. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov15 3.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1290) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
On cask at Door Hinge, Welling. Pours pale yellow with a white head. Good hop aroma. Easy drinking well hopped pale. Citrus balance, not sharp at all. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (9160) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Cask @ Craft Beer Co. Clapham. Clear very pale yellow color, small white head that leaves good lacing. Smell and taste lightly malts, nicely hoppy, nicely fruity. Decent body and carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12854) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Light bronze. Fruity ( orange) and herbal (savoury) hop nose. Slightly sweet up front, middle has just a splash of English hops. So it’s strange in construction but ok overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4493) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Islington. Pours pale gold with a thin white head. Light citrus and floral aromas, caramel malt. Decent bitter taste and a clean slightly sweet finish. Good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SilkTork (5297) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
@ The Flower Pot, Maidstone during the summer of 2012. Whiff of stale plimsolls and white lilly. There’s an attempt at a golden, hoppy pale ale, but that fails in epic style. Messy cow dung. Not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6135) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2013
August 12, 2013 - hand-pull cask at Craft Beer Co (Brixton). Clear slightly pale gold with a small drool of off-white head. Simple slightly honey-sweet grassy golden with a hint of mineral tang; Tate follows, some nice bright citrus notes and a little breadiness to the malt - a little alcohol there for sure. Light astringent mouthfeel, good airy carbonation, finishes dry and grassy, medium length only. Not amazing but very pleasant and easy to drink. Good house beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (7322) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
Cask handpull, The Ivy Leaf, Dartford, Kent, 20/04/13. Half of Pops MacDrunkeasy’s pint necked in seconds. Brilliant straw piled unevenly with foam. Nose passion fruit and lemon zest. Passion fruit, curry leaf, limey hop zip with a sweet biscuit and peanut malt base. Massive relief after the crap up the road.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2012
On tap at CDC Clerkenwell. Light gold body with small head. Hoppy nose. taste is hops, citrus and fruits. Nice creamy and easy going texture. Cheeky in the bitter finish!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (12259) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2012
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours clear yellow with a tight, white cream head. Dry hay nose, light grass and crackery pale malts. Light sweet flavor with lots of crackers ad biscuits, dry hay. Straw, light grass. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Great condition. Crisp, clean finish, plenty more dry, crackery malts, bitter hay, light dirt, some fresh grass, biscuits. Just a really, really well rounded golden ale. Actually picks up speed as you work your way through it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2189) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2012
On tap at the Grape and Grain, Crystal Palace. Bright amber pour with a white head. Malty-fruit nose. Pear, kiwi fruit and yellow melon flavour. Fruity finish. Nice.

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