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 Thatís 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Cask kings head Huddersfield. Golden good white head lace as ude expect from brewer. Light grassy citrus aroma. Taste is citrus grassy decent sweet malts light hoppy bitters. Medium body. Ok stuff

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17251) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask at the Euston Tap, 04/11/14. Clear golden with a well appointed off white covering. Nose is lightly skunked hops, pissy, bitter citric rinds, mandarin, straw. Taste comprises more semi skunko hop notes, lemon rind, tangerine, straw, earthy, light mineral. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a nice skunky wash. Solid golden blonde, one of the better ones out there, a sincere GB!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8778) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Straw-blonde with a creamy-frothy head. Itís a dry hopped ale with light citrus lemon and grapefruit flavours.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (1465) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle shared with Mr_H a clear pale golden ale straw coloured with a frothy white head taste is grapefruit and lemon sharp bitter finish decent f

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4803) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
500ml bottle from Drygate, Glasgow (3.9% abv on the bottle label) - hazy golden (due to bad pouring) thin white head, grapefruit, citrus aroma, minimal lacing, citrus flavour, dry bitter finish, well balanced

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2014
500ml bottle from Beer-Ritz, Leeds. Pours a light hazy golden yellow, thick white head. Light citrus aromas, hint of green grape. Taste is light bitter, more grapefruit end of citrus. Light body, creamy texture. Abrupt finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (1120) - SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
A very pale beer with a mild, floral aroma. Itís rather like a less in-your-face citra, I think. Quite mellow and would be perfect as a session beer on a sunny afternoon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JohnRMurdoch (4414) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 27, 2016 500ml bottles from The Real Ale Company, Valhallaís Goat & Drygate (3.9% abv). Pale golden yellow, not much head. pineapple grapefruit grain aroma and flavour. Leafy citrus pineapple aftertaste. Light and refreshing. A perfect golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2606) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
500ml bottle from BeerRitz online store. Hazy yellow-gold colour, white foam head leaving good lacing and aroma of tropical fruits, mango, floral citrus, hoppy. Taste is biscuity malt balanced with juicy fruity mango, passionfruit, orange, with hop resin, grapefruit, lingering bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry finish with biscuity notes and tangy bitterness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (4557) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This hazy golden beer pours with a large foamy head. It has floral fruit and bitter citrus flavours followed by notes of grapefruit on the finish.

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