Brewed by Lymestone
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stone, England


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Previously Parnemu @4.7% Cask, Special;
Brewed for Wetherspoon 2013 Spring Real Ale Festival
This very pale beer has the finest New Zealand hops assaulting your taste buds in a startling array of fruit flavours and providing a crisp and hoppy character throughout.
Pounamu is the Maori name for Jade (greenstone)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2624) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask@moonunderwater, wolverhampton. Golden beer with large creamy head. Good lacing. Aroma is citrus fruits. Taste is citrus, pepper and quite tangy. A very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8606) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Beer 7000. Cask, The Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Hazy gold with a white foam. Aromas are melon and peach with peppery notes. Lemon with base biscuit and grain. Flavours are clran cereal malts with marmalade and floral notes. Spicy and peppery on the palate with a slightly herbal finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7379) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
The Felix Holt, Nuneaton, 13/04/13. Creamy pale gold laced up to the nines. Grass, shrub, lemon wine gum aroma. Excellent juicy wine gum grass and biscuit notes. Tangy like a lager/GA hybrid. One of the best of the fest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (3947) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
Cask at JDW – Charlie Hall; clear amber pour with white head, tropical aroma, tropical hops comes through typical NZ, Kiwi, gooseberry. Crisp refreshing and pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (5111) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Pale golden with a thick creamy head. It is well hopped with this character perhaps more evident in its body and tastes than its aroma. It’s also very light and crisp making it easy to drink although has a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3336) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2013
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear yellow, good foamy white head, excellent lacing, highly grassy, refreshing, well balanced, clean finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11921) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
Cask at The Punch Bowl in York. Pours translucent brassy gold with a creamy near-white head. Aroma is unusual fruit. Med body. Flavor is sort of a mixed earthy/fruit with some tropical fruit notes. Complex to me. Finishing dry and bitter. Really quite nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1101) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2011
Cask at Market Porter. 27th September 2011. First taste is beautiful, lychee and fresh. Loses that on initial impact but still a lovely pint to have in the sun. Would have again

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (10989) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Pale gold with white head. I hope I have the spelling right for this one, beer mail me if I haven’t. Lovely fresh, fruity hoppy flavours on a crisp light body. Passion fruit notes with a hint of kiwi. Very refreshing and tasty.

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