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Brewed by Moorhouses
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Burnley, England

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common

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular.
Moorhouse’s first ever ‘Blond’ ale, this beer is as light as you can get with a lager colour (minus the bubbles). Drinks to the strength of any good White Witch.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
prawlie (1095) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2013
Pint at Old Manor in Bracknell. Slightly opaque golden with white head. Bitter, clean and drinkable but a little bland. The aroma is fine, but again doesn’t stand out from the crowd. Lightly hopped.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomr000 (4) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013 does not count
Ah Blond Witch. An all round good beer with a slightly floral hint to it. Drinks very easily; very very easily.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyLion (513) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
Cask @ Clarendon Leicester. Pale golden colour. Light malty aroma. Nice sweetish taste with a hoppy bitterness at the end. Nice easy drinking beer, this. I like it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2613) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 5, 2013
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Caramel, sweetness, bitterness, fruits and malts.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3198) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
Cask @ The Bon Accord. Golden yellow colour, good head. Cereal, citrus fruit & grain aroma. Resin & tropical fruit flavour. Smooth with bitter sweet aftertaste. A decent blonde beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma is quite yeasty with a farmyard quality. Lemon and caramel aromas and flavours also. Mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7267) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2012
Cask at a pub in Bacup, Lancashire whilst following the famous Bacup Coco-Nutters around for the pubs of this town for the day Easter Saturday 07.04.12 Pale lemon in colour with a white head, good clarity, great condition. Hoppy and crisp with lemon most noticeable amongst the citrus flavours. Touch soft in mouth also but one of the better beers of the day. A7 A4 T7 P3 Ov14 3.6

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 6, 2012
(Cask at Black Door, 20120306) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was small, sparse and white. Aroma had sweetness and fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, hops, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was fruity and bitter. Nice hoppiness but other flavours were too thin.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (929) - ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2012
Cask. Lager-yellow with a white topping. Minimal carbonation. Aroma struggles to get through the head to the nose, but in the mouth you've got zests, summery fruits, mango, peach, pear. A nice mellow drinking bitter. Could easily session this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 13, 2012
Tasted this in the Saltcot, Saltcoats (JDW) in October 2010. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear gold in colour with a thin white head. Sweet fruit aroma with peach and elderflower notes evident. Refreshing but thin mouthfeel and good lacing throughout. Pale malts give a delicate fruit note of lychees, gooseberry and elderflower cordial. Floral aromatic hops in the dusty aftertaste compliment the malt well. Sweet fruit notes of syrupy tropical fruit salad gives long juicy notes full in the mouth. An excellent summer session Golden Ale, highly recommended.


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