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

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


iammarc's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, - APR 14, 2012
660ml bottle. Pours pale, floral, grapefruit and slight honey nose. Plenty of citrus taste, grapefruit, zesty. Tangy palate. Enjoyable. Refreshing,


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1372) - FINLAND - SEP 13, 2016
Can 33cl from AbM. Pours pale golden, small white head. Fruity, jucy, elderflower, herbal aroma. Light, fruity, dry, herbal flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KW92 (1225) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 12, 2016

Butelka z datą: SEP.2016
AROMAT: Intensywny. Żółte owoce, cytrusy. W tle bardzo subtelna nuta karmelowo-ziołowo-miodowa "na sposób belgijski".
WYGLĄD: Barwa jasnozłota, zamglone. Piana drobna, średniej wysokości.
SMAK: Cytrusy, nuta ziołowa, słody. Ekstremalnie pijalne. Goryczka średnia do niskiej, krótka.
OGÓLNIE: Lekkie, orzeźwiające, minimalistyczne, dobre.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Psytron (1919) - Turku, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2016
Smell of honey, hops, fruit. Hazy golden colour, very high white head. Aroma of fruit, dry hops, grass. Some honey in finish. Very dry palate, very light body, very flat carbon. One of the smoothest ales I’ve had. Extremely light, yet not watery. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6644) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2016
Can from Sourced Market St Pancras, BBE June 2017, large sample. Hazy golden color, medium frothy head. Aroma of piney hops, slight grassy, bit tropical fruit, slight grainy malt. Medium bitterness, bit citrussy fruit. Lovely session IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Knelson24 (10) - SPAIN - AUG 30, 2016
Is this the APA I’ve been looking for? Nice bright flavor, citrusy, clean with a light finish. Very drinkable, noticeably hoppy. This is a solid and well balanced beer in my opinion, I’d definitely buy it when I see it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (7675) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 28, 2016
Can from Connolly’s Wines, Solihull. poured a hazy light amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is yeast and bags of citrus hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a light, fruity, light woody hop bitter, light floral palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. No bubbles here, just bags of fruit!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AJL1980 (45) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Can from Rayneville Superstore, Armley, Leeds. Very hoppy aroma, full of deep flavour, I got some Malt but overall very hoppy. Great taste though and can’t believe it’s only 4.1%. Very sessionable.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3426) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2016
Holiday, top-50 fun hunt. #-5, quick notes, from can 33cl, 4.1%, hazy yellow/golden with a white head. Aroma of citus, straw, grass, hay, malt. Taste is quite soft bitter however lasts long, straw, grass, fresh, nice hoppy fresh pale ale, this one is a couple of weeks old, nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (1615) - HONG KONG - JUL 17, 2016


330 ml can bought at Great Food Hall in Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Looks: Translucent golden honey colour with a cloud of misty yeast particles; Two finger head with crumpety white foam which lasts for 4 minutes; Beautiful sticky lacing and very slight carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant Ale malt, with strong passion fruits, canned peaches, pineapples, honey, strong floral, sugar, bread, strong yeast, lemon and light grass.

Taste: Close to light sweet Ale malt, with wheaty tartness, light grapefruits, citrus, yellow fruits, floral, light molasses, biscuits, strong yeast, light lemon, fair bitter hops and grass.

Body: Mid to light body. Thin but creamy palate.

Mouth Feel: Solid maltyness in a slightly watery yet very smooth background with notable wheaty tartness. Low-fi grapefruit and citrus echo the floral and pretty light sweetness. Yeasty with light lemon to round. Light and refreshing!

Hoppiness: Strong passion fruits, canned peaches, pineapples, strong floral, lemon and light grass in nose. Light grapefruits, citrus, yellow fruits, floral, light lemon and grass in taste; Bitterness is close to medium for a lasting, fairly astringent grassy finish.

After Taste: Fairly dry. Smooth and light bitter to mouth.

Comments: This is pretty much in the mould of Session IPA with very nice tropical fruity aroma, yet taste is light touch of malt and hops with smooth palate and relaxing impression on all fronts. Pretty well-made already but stronger hop taste and variety will be ever better. Easy going chill-out material!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (675) - ITALY - JUL 13, 2016
Dorata, lievemente velata, schiuma molto sottile. Al naso sentori erbacei, fruttati ed agrumati. Carbonazione elevata. Leggera, floreale. Note agrumate, pompelmo. Malto nascosto a favore di una discreta amarezza, specie sul finale.


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