Brewed by Mallinsons
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Huddersfield, England


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask: Occasional. Also available bottled at 4.0%. Originally special - Beer #115 Now Thats What I Call Hops series No10 - but has reappeared several times since.
Pale blonde with a citrus hop nose, bitter citrus hop taste and long dryish finish

maeib's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - NOV 18, 2012
Bottled 09/11/12. A pale straw coloured beer with a big lasting white head and lace. Bitter orangey Centennial hops in the nose. Sharp hoppy bitterness in the mouth. Citrus fruits and a spicy sting. Balancing pale malts. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
harrisoni (16583) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Cask at Holborn Whippet. Clear gold lasting white head. yes it has that grassy grapefruit earthy flavour from the centennial hops. Quite bitter on the finish. just a damn good golden ale. Damn Mallinson are good. Just so perfect. Dry lovely. Perfect golden ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (7636) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Cask @ The Sportsman, Huddersfield. Yellow-gold with a creamy head. Has a hoppy, although slightly thin tasting texture - but still sessionable. Has a medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Cask, Ale House, Chelmsford, 12th September 2015. Golden appearance. White lacing. Tutti-fruity aroma. Spruce. Pith. Taste is grapefruit, lemons, citrus zest, clove. Good bitterness. Not ott. Nice hoppy pale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (4425) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
500ml bottle from Drygate, Glasgow (4% abv on the bottle label) - hazy golden due to bad pouring, good creamy white head, sweet fruity aroma, intermittent lacing, some citrus, very dry with a bitter finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuartyboy (1295) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle shared withMr_H a pale golden ale straw coloured aroma is light and fruity flavours are lemon zest with dry malty bitter finish with bready notes not great nothing special

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (5822) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy straw yellow pour with a huge fluffy white head, lemon aroma, taste has zesty lemon, grapefruit, subdued malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5637) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Yet another light coloured brew with citrus overtones that although refreshing and obviously well made, just bored the ares off me. There are so, so many like this on the market currently and I for one am fed up with them. I should have asked for a sample instead of going for a pint. 25th July 2014: Pheasant, Wellington Shropshire. Sorry you guys at Mallinsons, not my thing: but I have tried to score it objectively.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7427) - ITALY - AUG 19, 2013
chiara buona schiuma persistente erbaceo terroso agrumato buona secchezza discreto amaro finale agrumato

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dogbomb (1139) - ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2013
Cask. Light gold with a thick white head. Lightly hoppy nose of lemon and oranges. Taste is light citrus fruits with a sweet malt backbone. A bit bland, but decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear matt medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, grass, dusty. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus, grass, hoppy, dry, soapy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130216]

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