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Mallinsons Columbus

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


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask & bottled; Occasional.
Previously 3.9%.

A single hopped beer, brewed on using Columbus hops from the USA.
Pale blond with a good hop aroma and a slightly spicey nose, the finish is strong and bitter."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Cask at the bow bar... Golden amber... Small white head... Soft sweet floral fruit nose... Soft sweet fruits.. Light sweet fruits.. Light sweet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (10876) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 5, 2015
Cask at the bow bar. Pours clear golden, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is dry, sweet, quite bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2015
500ml. bottle-conditioned. Pours gold with immense white head. aroma and taste; sweet herbal hop. Smooth mouthfeel. Overall: An incredible beer. Wonderful flavour. What a great hop!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pudding (229) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
500ml. Pours clear gold. Thick, diminishing head. Aroma slightly spicy. Taste: grapefruit hop. Palate: fairly light body, lingering hop. Overall: Too strongly hopped for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Old Fountain London 01/08/14. A golden beer with a tight white head and lace. Orangey citrussy hops in the nose. The same in the mouth but they take on a real soapy edge. an interesting odd bitterness too. It’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden thin head and lacing. Aroma is grapefruit. Taste is some sweet malts good grapefruit bitterness spicy hop finish. Medium body. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Cask Kings Head Carlisle. Strong grapefruit aroma and taste, with background yeast and a little peachiness. Light and refreshing, great sharp bitterness throughout, crisp, tangy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ CASK Pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Street, London, Greater London, England SW1V 2EE.

[ As Mallinsons Columbus ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay - grass, toasted - caramel, sharp, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, grass - hay. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140415]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (6846) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
500ml Bottle - Golden with a foamy head. Pine, grapefruit and a hint of ginger in the aroma. Earthy taste with grapefruit and earthy notes dominating. It tastes a little thinner than I was hoping for.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7932) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
(Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London, 11 Apr 2014) Golden colour with foamy, white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of grass, tropical fruit, resin and grapefruit. Fruity, malty taste with grass, grapefruit, tropical fruit, honey and a generous bitterness with a touch of resin. Rather light body, with a touch of sweetness. Generous hop character, possibly a bit thin. Nice one.

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