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

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
ABV may vary - has also been seen at 4.0%, 4.2% & 4.5%.
Originally appeared as beer #232 in 2010 - number 21 in the single variety hop series.

Pale gold with a fruity nose and a lightly bitter fruity taste, followed by a medium bitter finish.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pudding (183) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
500ml, bottle-conditioned. Pours hazy gold with thick, lasting head. ar: slight spice. ta: spicy hop, pa: effervescent, long finish. ov: a very pleasant, refreshing beer. Light-bodied, not too strong.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
3rd October 2014
Very hazy gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and dry with mild fine carbonation. Dry pale malts. Mallinsons soap! Floral hops, slightly spicy. Whisper of citrus. Dry finish. Nice Saaz bit overall the beer is dry and soapy! Bah!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10646) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Festival ’14. Gold with white head. Nicely hoppy beer, there are some surprising notes from the Saaz hops, orange, lemon citrus with hints of lime. Fresh and spritzy. Very popular on our table.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Cask handpull at Crate Hackney Wick. Clear gold lasting white head. Oh yes this is properly lovely wish the condition was better but the hops and flavour are lovely and saazy. My kind of beer. Saaz flavour is superb. So nice. Spicy and herby. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1878) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle from Beermoth, Manchester. Light citrus aroma, lemons, vanilla, spices. Slightly bitter with floral notes rising through. Very satisfying beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8484) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 18, 2013
Cask, the 4.5% abv. version, half at The Dispensary. Fair, white head to a near-clear, golden body. Grass hoppy aroma added by herbal dryness. Taste of dry, lemony hops, lightly spiced. Dry and smooth bitter finish. Satisfying (Liverpool, 09.04.2013).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch (3404) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 13, 2013
500ml bottle from Hippo Beers (4.3% abv). Hazy golden yellow colour, reasonable head. Resin biscuit & fruit aroma. Biscuit, citrus fruit & resin flavour. Similar to other beers by this brewer. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niksko (376) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2013
Pours light golden, slightly hazy with three fingers of silky white head. Aroma is pretty faint, but that’s normal for Saaz. Very slight citrus and herbal nose. Flavor is citrus attack, bread and toast on the mid palate and refreshing herbal bitterness and a touch of grapefruit on the finish. Carbonation is soft and mouth feel is slightly oil. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2537) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. A hazy golden beer with floral fruity flavours and slight woody notes on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vicci (7) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012 does not count
Aroma of pine disinfectant! Not much oomph on the palate - nice bitter taste but doesn't linger. Dry and citrusy. Drinks like a 3.8% sessional beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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