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Mallinsons Nelson Sauvin

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


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask & bottle conditioned; Occasional. Originally Beer #51, Now That’s What I Call Hops series No 2 (at 3.7%).
A golden coloured ale, with a lovely citrusy grapefruit nose, a hoppy citrus taste followed by a similar finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ndburns (166) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Half Pint on keg at Cheltenham Real Ale Festival. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Hoppy aroma, hints of citrus. Bitter throughout, grapefruit, floral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (955) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Decent easy drinking sweet grapefruit and nice aster taste. On tap at the Baum rochdale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2602) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
At St Albans Real Ale Festival, pours a clear golden colour. The smell is white wine, lightly toasted malt, a bit fruity. The taste is dry, toasted malt, white wine ending quite dry. Light in body with mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Cask at Hopinn, Newcastle Under Lyme. Pours golden amber with off white froth. Nicely hopped, single hop golden. Some citrus, not too bitter. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (1820) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. A clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, peach, some grape and floral hops. Taste of grapefruit, peach, some orange, slight berry fruitiness and floral hops. Light bodied and a soft carbonation. A dry, crisp, grapefruit bitterness in the finish. A citrusy, hoppy golden ale. Punches well above it strength, really nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1799) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2015
50cl bottle at home from beerritz.co.uk. Body is clear pale, head is small, white, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is orange, flavor is honey, floral, parfume, grapefruit. Medium to heavy sweet, light bitter. Finish is long lasting hoppy heavy bitter, watery sidetaste. Light to medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Easy, very refreshing, excellent fade from sweet taste to bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1803) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2015
Cask at the Southampton Arms on 5th April 2015. Just-off-clear blonde with off-white decaying head and part lacing. Fruity aroma and liquid with grapefruit and grassiness, the latter of which dominates an increasingly bitter finish. Light texture and body. A fine ale from Mallinsons.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is grapefruit, orange, taste is similar, juicy fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (6463) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle from Beer Ritz. It pours a slightly hazy golden color with a medium of-white head. Aroma is yeasty, with notes of hay, earth, wet grass, black pepper, light funk and citrus peel. Taste is yeasty and spicey, with dried apricots, earth, citrus, grains. Light body with lively carbonation. Overall, decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2014
Cask Drovers Rest Monkhill. Crystal clear pale gold beer, with that beautiful NS aroma. Gorgeous dry yet jammy/marmalade flavour, fresh prickly grapefruit finish and at 3.8, one you could drink all day.

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