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

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Occasional. Originally special - Beer #110 at 3.8% - but has reappeared since. Now Thats What I Call Hops series No9. Also available bottled.
Golden colour with a fruity lightly citrus hop nose, a bitter hoppy taste and a similar finish becoming slightly dry.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7805) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle. Hazy gold with an off white head. Aromas are melon with biscuit and white grape. Spicy with grapefruit and lemon rind. Flavours are light grapefruit with minerals and melon. Leafy with hints of tropical fruit. Peppery and dry to finish. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pudding (163) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
500ml. ar: slight grapefruit. ap: hazy pale gold. thin head. Taste grapefruit. pa: lengthy hop taste, medium body. ov: enjoyable golden ale. Gently flavoured and refreshing. Haze may have been induced by cold storage.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (2132) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Cask at The Craven Arms; clear amber pour with frothy off white head, grapefruit and malt aroma, taste had pineapple grapefruit and dominant sweet malt. Decent low ABV golden.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5331) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
Cask and Kitchen, Pimlico, UK. Cask, 161013. Golden with white head. Aroma of malt and spices. Flavor with citrus and some fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2010) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
Cask at Craft Beer Co clerkenwell. Clear golden straw colour with a loose persistent white head. Aroma is greeen hop leaf, straw. Flavour is fairly dry straw, grassy lemon hop, light body, Finish is slighty rough dirty bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (9874) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
Cask at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Pours clear gold with a foamy white head. Very clean with nice melon and grapefruit character. Plenty of pithy citrus. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry finish with low sweetness and rindy bitterness. Very tight.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1325) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Cask at CBC, London on 14th October 2013. Amber with thin off white part-lacing foam ring. Hoppy aroma with cheesy yeasts. Bitter grassy hoppiness in-mouth, with grapefruit notes. A lasting, grassy bitter finish on lightly textured mouthfeel and light body. Deliciously crisp session ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
Cask at Craft Beer Clerko, 10/10/13, In the ’I should have been elsewhere Croydonian Dark Ale Bungle ! ’ Clear light golden with a good sized bubbly off white head. Nose is juicy fruits, subtle hop notes, hint of pine, jammy tropical waft. Taste comprises orange pith, light grapefruit, melon, peach, toasty malts. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, grassy bitterness in the finish. Decent GB.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch (2963) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2013
500ml bottle from Hippo Beers. Golde yellow colour, not much head. A bit flat. Gooseberry & biscuit aroma. Leafy citrus flavour. Bitter biscuit aftertaste. A solid golden ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (1899) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 6, 2013
Cask @ Hanging Bat, Edinburgh [020413]
Golden, slight haze, dense white head
Aroma - soft light fruits, soft fruity pale malts, some zesty hops, bit of grass
Taste of soft fruity malts, dab of orange and lemon zesty hops, quite sharp bitter lemon, bit floral too, good flavour for abv
Palate - Light to medium body, quite oily, bit sticky. Finish quite dry - bitter dry linger
Overall - Lots going on here for the abv - pretty decent


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