Brewed by Moor
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask, keg & bottle conditioned; Regular.
Previously known as Northern Star.

Ultra-pale, ultra hoppy, ultra sexy, ultra modern golden ale showcasing Northern Hemisphere hops to impart a pronounced floral and citric quality to the beer, with honey and elderflower in the nose. This beer had been so anticipated that in less than two weeks of release it had won a beer festival and sold out. Not wanting to disappoint its many fans, we have rebrewed it and keep it on permanently.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Cask at The Gun. It pours a golden body with a small white head. Aroma is bitter and hoppy with notes of lychee, mango, grass. Taste is grainy and grassy with citrus and fruity hops. Mouthfeel is medium with soft carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4468) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 8, 2014
660ml bottle [4.3% abv]. Clear golden colour with small to average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Citrusy hoppy aroma with minimally floral, grassy and herbal undertones, a touch of elderflower. Taste is minimally sweet biscuity pale malty, citrusy and minimally floral hoppy overtones, hints of lemon and lemon zest, a cautious strawy touch, some elderflower; soft palate. Superbly balanced, rightly upper limit of its style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6573) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Where and how: Cask Days 2013
Aroma bolder. Approachable dryness, nice leafy fruity bitterness. Sweet berry like finish.
Appearance :
Top: medium rocky white top.
Base: hazy dark gold ale
Palate : medium bodied, softer, easy going with delicate carbonation. Average finish.
Taste: easy going, sessionable bitter ale. Nice supporting body.
Other notes refreshing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brenhophead (632) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2013
650mL bottle (BB 31.5.14). Pours a very pale straw colour with a sweet citrus bouquet with a berry like hint and unfortunately some skunk. The skunk is overpowering in the follow, hard to pull anything. i’m sure this would be a great beer fresh alas the bottle in front of me is far from it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
(Bottle): Hazy pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of grass, hops, citrus, malt, straw, floral. A quite zesty citrus taste with malt, grass, floral notes punching through also faint pine and tropical fruit notes. Nice bitterness but not too much. Arguably the best in this style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (7485) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 25, 2013
[10/2/13] Cask at Euston Tap in London. Hazy golden with a white head. Great hoppy aroma full of tropical fruits, weed and a bit of citric notes. Dry flavor of fruity hops and a citric and grassy bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2013
2013-10-19. Hazy bright pastel orange body small frothy head. 3+ Aroma is pleasantly hoppy interesting grassy citrusy character, mild lemon. 7+ Flavour is similar, mild, lemony grassy hops. Smooth average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Nice stuff. Session 1, Cask Days 2013, Toronto

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2013
0.66 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Hazy golden color. Perfumed and citrusy aroma with earthy pepper hops. Dry bitter, salty and citrusy taste with earthy peppery hops and hint of plastic. Light bodied, some hop astringency. Strong lingering bitterness. Aroma is good, taste is slighty too astringent and roughly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4785) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Very nice for golden ale. Pours cloudy blonde with nice visuals. Nice residual hops with great barley profile. Comes on with light citrus-flavoured hops on nose and finishes with light sweetness. Cask Days 2013.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6928) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2013
66 cl bottle.
Pours pale clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy, some floral notes, pale malts and grass also. Flavor is also fruity with hay, some malty notes, goose berries and hops. Nice balance, a bit thin-bodied but doesn’t really matter, tasty.

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