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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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2168) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2012
Bottle from Rehills in Newcastle. Hazy golden coloured with citrus fruity flavours and a sharp grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8621) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2012
500ml bottle. Misted, straw coloured pour with a flat white head. Fruit salad chew, melon and red shiny apple in the aroma- softly humming with hop as usual. Fruit salad and lemon rind on the palate which finishes drily with a rasp of husky pale malt. Really digging these Mallinsons beers at the moment.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2014
Cask at the guilford arms... Golden amber... Soft zezty fruity lemon nose... Juicy lemon fruits.. Dry hop... Bug zeztt... Massive hop linger

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3214) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2012
Bottle from Great Grog. Hazy golden amber colour, not much head, lot of sediment. Dry citrus biscuit aroma& flavour, bitter aftertaste. A bit homebrewish but decent enough.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (2989) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2012
Blond colour with creamy head. Fresh citrusy aroma. Flavour is quite hoppy and lightly bitter. Thin texture but nice lingering bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1401) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
Cask and Kitchen, Pimlico, UK. Cask, 161013. Golden with white head. Aroma of hay and spices. Flavor with fruit and malt.

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!).

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnCook101 (304) - - FEB 4, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours cloudy golden with smooth head and some sediment. Mild but pleasantly hoppy aroma. Plenty of hops, dry fruit and citrus flavours give way to a long bitter finish. Slightly over carbonated but not too gassy as some Mallinsons beers can be. Very good.


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