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Liverpool Organic Josephine Butler

Brewed by Liverpool Organic
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Liverpool, England


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A hoppy Light Ale with organic elderflower
Style: Light Ale
Colour: Pale Straw
Aroma: Pale citrus with floral notes lent by organic elderflower.
Taste: Initial citrus hops followed by elderflower fruit and pale, biscuity malt with a refreshing sharp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7704) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
Cask, handpump at The Shoulder of Mutton, Wantage, Oxon, Tuesday 18th February 2014 Pours gold with a slim white head and a little haze, this had only just been put on so very fresh. The elderflower was there but very subtle perhaps too subtle to lend anything meaningful to the beer. Taste was fine but of the beers consumed tonight this was clearly the weakest. Malt and citrus (albeit very slight in terms of the latter) were showing, its got an ok fruitiness and just a little dry at end. Fine. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
Cask @ The Salopian, Shrewsbury. Very mild elderflower present in aroma and taste. Has a gentle lemon citrus character, biscuity malts with a soft dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of elderflowers, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of elderflowers, rotting hay, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pinball (10932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
cloudy yellow ,smooth white head. mild aroma, slightly hoppy, slighlty malty. faint hoppy flowers. flavor is herbal, hoppy, elderflowers, stingy herbal as stinging nettles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma: Flowers, light fruits, some sweetness. Flavour: Herbs, flowers, light caramel, spice, grape. Medium bodied. Ends dry bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle, 50 cl. Light hazy golden with a stable, decent white head. Aroma is light malty, edelflowers and fruity hops. Taste is sweet malty, ok hoppy, fruity dry finish. Decent for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a hazy golden with an off-white head. Fruity, spicy and lightly phenollic aroma. Light body, floral with a fruity touch, quite dry with a very subdued bitterness. 131112

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (712) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2012
Cask at Birmingham Beer Festival 2012. Clear yellow. Smells of elderflower and grapefruit or "like a Body Shop employee’s shirt". Buttery, smooth finish. Crisp. Not a bad start.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2012
In bottle. Excitable pour. Dark golden colour with a beige head that dies away very early. The aroma is yeast, caramel and elderflowers. Similar elderflower flavour with a yeasty finish. Quite dry also with light lemon notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2012
cask at GBBF 2011 ... golden yellow ... thin white lacing ... soft dry lemon hop ... floral light bitter lemon hop front ... soft frutis ... juicy but dull.

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