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

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Occasional.
Each cask is dry hopped with Citra. Pale straw, with a hoppy passion fruit and mango nose, a bitter strong taste and a long bitter citrus finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus, orange - citrus, light mandarin. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, orange sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120503]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, caramelly with some slight herbal notes. Flavour is floral, fruity and grassy bitterness along with some mild wooden and herbal notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (13369) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
7th December 2013
Hazy gold beer with a good white head. Palate is airy and crisp. Mild minerals. Smooth and semi sweet airy malt. Nice lemon - lime hops with a touch of pine. Unfortunately skewed by the old Mallinsons soap. Light finish with more sweet pine. Could have been very good indeed without the soap.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2011
bottle at home ... golden pale yellow ... thin white head ... soft sweet resiny hop nose ... juicy clean zezty lemon ... citrus peel ... light juicy bitterness ... some orange peel ... quite juicy and tasty

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2012
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2012. pale gold lasting white head. Good beer. Man there are some hops in there. Good floral hops good bitterness. Good hoppy fruit salad beer. Good though

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (9646) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Cask conditioned at York Beer Festival ’13. Gold with white head. This was quite a lively beer, still in great condition on the third day of the festival. Good, hoppy grapefruit notes along with lemon peel and bitterness. Lengthy on the palate. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (8604) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2012
Gravicask (PBBF2012, Thurs)
7 Fruity C-hop aroma. Peachy, pineapple, a touch of mango
3 Gold, brief head.
7+ Fills the mouth with flavour. Lots of fruity hops again, but decent light malts too. Some citrus - grapefruit.
4 Nice bitter bite, even a nice throbbing tingle afterwards.
15- Very tasty - great balance. Excellent pale bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 Cask conditioned gravity dispense Northants Beer Festival 2011. A golden beer with white bubbles. A lovely hoppy beer where the citras are allowed to show off their true exoticism. Sharp in the nose and beautifully hoppy in the mouth. A tasty beer which might be a challenge to some but I really liked it. Score 3.8
Subsequent rating scored 3.6. Average becomes 3.7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7805) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold with a white foam. Aromas are grapefruit and spritzy lemon with base biscuit. Tinned pineapple juice with yeasty and floral notes. Flavours are lightly bitter grapefruit with lemony yeast. Some pine with jammy fruit. A decent hoppy brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7039) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle from Jacks Westholme Stores, Goring-on Thames, Oxon consumed at Bromyard Folk Festival, Bromyard, Herefordshire Saturday 8th September 2012 Hazy gold with a large frothy white head. Hoppy, soft initially but then a crispness starts to show. Touch of pineapple cube, then a lazy citrus edge, good bitterness, enjoyable stuff. A7 A3 T7 P4 Ov15 3.5


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