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

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Originally special Beer #66.
A blond beer with a fruity hop nose, a good body and a hoppy bitter taste and finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brownyonder (266) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 13, 2012
Pours a bright gold with a hint of orange. Zesty fruit aromas. Similar zesty fruity flavours with lemon most prominent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jacob23_5 (128) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle at home, pours a light orange colour, nice lacing. Citrussy head with some pumpkin, interestingly. Same on the flavour, with a touch more pumpkin even than the head, and a touch of marmalade. Not over-carbonated, nice and easy drinking (in a non-insulting way!).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dantheman278 (1359) - SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle at home. Slightly hazy yellow amber, bubbly white head fades to a thin cap. Herbal, slightly lemon, grassy hop nose. Dry bready front, slight citrus, short bitter finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1375) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2011
Cask at CPK, London on 7th December 2011. Pale gold with lasting white head. Hoppy but sweetish fruity aroma. Developing sharp hoppiness after initial chalkiness. Grassy bitterness late then a lasting, rich and intense hoppy finish. Zingy and refreshing texture.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2009
Pale gold pint, foamy pure white head. Aroma is a little fruity, quiter herbal and dry. Taste is similar, but with a lot of emphasis on the dry herbal edge. Bitter finish. As far as blonde ales go, not really my thing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8585) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2009
Cask conditioned Handpump Malt Shovel Northampton. A pale gold coloured beer with a white head. The aroam has grapefruit and tropical fruit. The taste is nice and citrus with a little lemon and lime. A tasty nicely hopped beer.


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