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

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
ABV may vary.

One of our range of single hopped beers brewed only using Galaxy hops from Australia.
Pale gold with a gentle citrus fruit aroma. The taste is citrus and gentle fruitiness, moving into a tartish citrus slightly dry finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pudding (204) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
500ml, bottle-conditioned. Pours light god, slight haze. Aroma and taste: good depth of citrus hop. Appropriate bitterness and sweetness. Overall: very refreshing, a wonderful hop.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5834) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Fox & Goose Beer Festival, Hebden Bridge. Golden. Hopped with some sweetness in both aroma and taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3638) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2014
500ml bottle from Drygate, Glasgow (4% abv on the bottle label) - hazy golden due to bad pouring, good off-white head, fresh hoppy citrus aroma, no lacing, initial earthy hit but progresses to a nice fruity, citrus flavour and a dry finish, carbonation on the high side

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (930) - SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle shared with Mr_H a pale clear golden ale with frothy white head citrus aroma taste is citrus and pine crisp grapefruit with grassy hop bitterness on the finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1636) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
500ml bottle. Golden colour, foamy white head and aroma of citrus, pine, herbal hop resin. Taste is malt caramel with citrus, woody pine and grapefruit grassy hoppy bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, light to medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry lingering bitter hop finish. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8837) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle. Hazy gold with an off white foam. Aromas are leafy with minerals and bready yeast. Some hints of lime with rind and melon, soapy notes. Grapefruit with creamy oak. Flavours are light grapefruit with seawater and pineapple. Lots of minerals and yeast. Some soap. Crisp lemon with lime rind. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7634) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
Live at The New Penguin. Bits-in murky topped with white. Nice dirty clean hop aroma of dishcloth, pissy fur, lime juice and cheddar. Crisp resolute citrus flavour with half-arsed malt interruptions. Lime zest end on a monkey nut. Understated explosions of lime and pollen. Yessir.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Hazy golden body with (despite a fairly aggressive pour) a very thin white head. Flat carbonation. Light lacing. Weak aroma of straw, grapefruit and a hint of metal. Flavour of lemon, orange and yeast. Medium body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Faint carbonation prickle. I generally like this brewery’s beers but this one doesn’t quite hit the mark for me. Although it’s very refreshing, it’s a bit thin and weak. This bottle was 4.0% ABV.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6341) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask at Bacchus, Newcastle. Pale gold, thin white head, fruity citrus hop aromas, bready malt. Another pretty forgettable blonde ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12730) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico, 10/10/13. Very lightly hazed golden with a moderately sized off white head. Nose is light piss, apple skin, earthy hops, bitter orange. Taste comprises orange pith, grassy hop notes, citrus fruit, light toasty malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry grassy bitterness in the finish. Solid enough GB.


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