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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Huddersfield, England

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A lustrous Golden Ale to remind you of sunny days and summer suppin; welcome to the Carnival! Heady aromas of sweet Pine and Tangerine invite you in while a light caramel body gets things started. The revelry rises with earthy pine and sweet summer citrus flavours carousing the palate, and culminates in a laid-back bitterness and refreshingly dry finish. There’s a party in this glass and your taste buds are invited!


superflyguy's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
superflyguy (431) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, - SEP 7, 2012
lovely tropical aroma and flavour. slightly let down by the lack of carbonation. nevertheless a cracking drink. Leeds International Beer Festival


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2647) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Small white head with fair retention and lace. Clear, golden colored Ale. Slight nose of citrus,ink, malts and some berry notes.Light bodied, mild carbonation. Dry malts, light citrus, some buttery notes. Dry finish, grainy, tame bitterness. Draft/growlered from statelineliquors.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dogen (42) - ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Draught. Hopinn, newcastle-under-lyme. Juicy, like liquid fruit gums. Another great beer from Magic Rock.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1835) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Cask at Hopinn, Newcastle under Lyme. Pours golden amber. Quite a piny ale probably a touch too much. Enjoyable though.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4143) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Keg at the Victoria, Birmingham. Sappy, perky, glistening Golden. Really nice sappy taste. Nice bite, with zest which leaps off the teeth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5840) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 21, 2015
Tap at the Victoria, Birmingham. Poured a hazy straw colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is big tropical citrus fruit. The flavour is moderate bitter with a zesty citrus, pine needle hop bitter, light spicy pepper, light yeast palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (14477) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
Draught at Mikkeller&Friends. Clear golden - white head. Light buttery/diacetyl. Knækbrød. Some hops. Light light bitterness. Toasted. Light bitterness. Boring - and diacetyl

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3443) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Apr 2015 - Cask at Draft House. Dirty orange brown, hazy, still, small foamy off-white head, thick lacing. Aroma is toffee, raisin, cardboard. Body is medium, a little foamy, low carbonation. Taste is cardboard, musty earthy hop, twiggy, touches of caramelised and dried fruits, musty bitterness. A good old fashioned bitter rather than a golden ale in my book.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Too cold. Light, sweet maltiness, slight bitter taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3575) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - FEB 17, 2015
On Draught
Pours a golden color with a good head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is mild, but has a little bit of herbal hoppiness, it’s got a little raw malt and a little fruitiness.

The flavor is a nice balance of herbal & fruity malt with some nice toasty malt. The hop bitterness is very satisfying and the beer is moderately dry. All together the beer is well composed, refreshing and all-together enjoyable.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2015
Draught at The Rover, Gotheburg. Clear golden beer with a white head. Hoppy caramel aroma. Hoppy grassy, hay flavour.


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