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Brewed by Milton
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Part of the Antipodean range of beers.
Fruity golden ale, with a pronounced apricot character and a lasting bitter finish.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ Pembury Tavern, 90 Amhurst Road, Hackney, London, Greater London England E8 1JH

Clear medium orange yellow colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, light apple - toffee, butter notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20101203]

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20392) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2010
Cask@The Devonshire Arms. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is caramel, bready and slightly yeasty, but still quite pleasant with some citrusy notes as well as sweet malts. Flavour is fruits, bread, hops and nectar. A quite pleasant session beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16788) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2012
Cask @ Pembury Tavern, Hackney E8. Pours a pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity citrus hoppy flavor. has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10325) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Pale gold with white head. A beer that is purely about the hops, there is a light, biscuity body but then its crammmed with leafy, fruity hop notes, very pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9363) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 26, 2012
Cask (Cambridge Blue, Cambridge)
Grainy, but nice fresh crisp hops. In some ways simple. But it’s refreshing and uplifting with the lightness of the grains and the nice bite of bold hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8102) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2010
Cask, Nottingham Fest ’10. Golden with a thin head. Aromas are lemon and yeast with some sulphur. Floral with hints of grapefruit. Flavours are sweet jammy lemon with crisp hops. Some melon and apricot. Dry on the finish. A nice hoppy session brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7386) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2010
Cask (handpump) at the Pembury Tavern, November 2009. Pale gold. No condition. Quite tart, fresh hops. Fairly flowery. Fresh and clean but the lack of condition is an issue.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2008
<i>A Mes rate: Cask at the Pembury Tavern.</i>
Straight gold with no head at all. Full on hop juice aroma. Gloriously grassy, floral and aromatic, it’s all in there. Full to the brim of fresh green stuff along with lots of apricot and maybe a bit of mango. The flavour is almost identical. Superbly downable. Crying out for a bit of body and certainly some c02 but as is often the case at the Pembury, I really don’t think this is exactly as it should be. All the same, it’s still a lovely drop. Lingering dusty apricot with a faint piggy bite rounds it off nicely. Flat as a pancake but it drinks like an awesome fruit cordial so I’ll let it slide. Fantastic stuff Milton but sort your serving QC out...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6293) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
On gravity at the winter beer festival, the Three Tuns, Bristol 23/2/2013. Tropical fruits, some grassy hops, crisp malts and a dryish finish. Fine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6162) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2008
(Cask at Pembury Tavern, Hackney, London, 20 Nov 2008) Golden yellow colour with brief, white head. Malty, slightly fruity nose with notes of biscuity malt, canned peaches and fresh hops. Malty, fruity taste with biscuits, peaches and stewed fruit. Balanced sweetness, fresh bitterness in the finish. On the thin side but refreshing. In short: canned peaches with fruity hops.


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