Brewed by Loddon Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Dunsden, England


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask; Regular.
A straw coloured strong pale ale with a pure malty body and a smack of refreshing hops. Have you been Bamboozled?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 12 Oct 2012. Poured a clear, deep golden, with a dense white head. Aroma of apricots, straw and mild soapiness. Some tropical fruit in the flavour, with bread and mild metallic notes. Finish was chewy grain, peal and light grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2417) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
Cask at JDW, Streatham Hill. Pours gold with a white head. Aroma is light maltiness, medium body, light carbonation. Quite a lot of honey and lemon spongecake, a little apple, its fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3846) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask at the Kings Tun JDW, golden with little or no head, golden malt nose with hints of honey and grape, full bodied with more hints of honey, plus citrus and a little herby bitterness. Well balanced and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evergreen0199 (2826) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2013
Cask at The Hatchet Inn (Wetherspoons), Newbury, Berks. A golden coloured pour with a small white head on top. Vague hoppy aroma. Tastes slightly hoppy, malty, fruity. Rather bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17470) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Cask at the Cleveland Arms, London. Pours lear yellow with a tight, creamy white cap. Bright, juicy citrus in the nose, mellow doughy pale malts. Light sweet flavor with fresh tangerine, lemon, straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Pretty much perfect condition. Clean, lightly grassy finish, more juicy citrus fruits highlighted by lemon, bits of citrus rind, light doughy white bread sweetness, faint straw. Lovely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fairwater (146) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
Cask @ Monks Retreat. Pale clear gold, initially quite nice if a bit dull, but with faint aftertaste of cheese. Old hops?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2013
Real Ale 0.25L tasted at Kittys. Mild malty nose. Thin pale head (1mm). Golden colour. Slightly sweetish hoppy and malty taste. Fruity too also some hints of lemon. At the end hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (5873) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2012
Cask @Kitty´s. Light golden color, typical white head. Hoppy, malty toffee aroma. flavor has gooseberries, toffee and bready notes. slightly harsh finish. Decent body. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (5325) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2012
Cask @ Kitty’s, Helsinki. Golden colour with small head. Taste is grass and hop, some fruits and sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (8803) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2012
Cask @ Salhojankadun Pub, Tampere.
Pours clear copper color with no head. Aroma of fruits, grass, mild caramel and some goose berry bush. Flavour of fruits, malts, goose berries and hay. Decent.

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