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Brewed by Mighty Oak
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Maldon, England

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask: Regular.
Brewed using only Maris Otter pale malt for a light golden ale with biscuity malt flavour. Mount Hood and First Gold hops give a disctinctive citrus character along with a long dry bitter finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2010
From cask at Market porter. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Light malty and butterish. Sweet malty and slight citrusy hops flavoured. Bitter and fruity into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6361) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Cask & Kitchen, London 5/06/10. Pale gold with a slight white head. Hoppy grapefruit aroma. Flavour had more of the same with a touch of sweet malt and dry finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Cask at the Cask Pub & Kitchen, Victoria, 3rd May 2010. Golden yellow with a lacy head. Hoppy nose and flavour; grassy, slightly funky. Reasonable palate. Ok golden ale but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2009
Cask Stillage at the Civic Hall, Nantwich Beer Festival, 28/09/2007 Small white head. Hoppy aroma. Clear golden coloured hoppy citrus and grapefruit flavours. Crisp and bitter lasting finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PorterCall (44) - (Formerly UK), DENMARK - SEP 27, 2008
From the cask at both the Queens Head and The Boar Hotel in Maldon. Fruity orange aroma, golden in colour, a tangy very hoppy fresh taste. Beautiful, very drinkable beer, highly recommended. Silver medal, CAMRA 2007 awards.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (7129) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2008
Cask. Low but lasting fluffy off-white head. Clear golden body. Fruity honey aroma. Fruity flavor, basically pears, honey flavor with a nice bitterness. Low carbonation. Long bitter sweet aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4263) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2008
Cask at The Swan Hotel and The Queens Head Maldon, Essex 3-6 May 08. Golden colored. A creamy white head clinging to the glass. Strong aroma of fruit. Soft mouthfeel. Flavor of fruits with strawberry and apricot in the foreground. Dry bitter finish. Quite good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8173) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2008
Pint handpulled at The Swan Hotel in Maldon. Amber golden body under a film-type head. Hop floral aroma. Mild fruit qualities in taste mixed with light malt sweetness. Rounded and dry bitter ending. Thirst quenching and rather moreish (Maldon, Essex 03.05.2008).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexcandy (59) - Whitstable, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2008
I liked this! small head sweet flavor, clear golden appearance. Great to drink on a hot summers day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrat (1262) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2008
Cask EABF 08.Gold with a small head,aroma of light hops,taste is hoppy with light fruit tangerine and grass long dry bitter finish.


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