Theydon_Bois (8290) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Gunmakers, 19/08/14.
Clear golden with a decent off white covering that dissipates then lingers.
Nose is pale malts, straw, citric peel, light orange sherbet.
Taste comprises melon, straw, bread dough, orange notes, citric peel.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light bitterings.
jjsint (737) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Roscoe Head, Liverpool. Straw, a very slight natural head. Tart grapefruit/lemon aroma. A bit of lagery grain but the citrus hop dominates. Surprisingly bitter/sour taste, mouth-puckering long sour-bitter finish., like sour lemon drops. A decent if ’safe’ golden beer.
SaintMatty (5192) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask (Lady Grey’s, Newcastle) - Golden with a white head. Grapefruit, peach and melon in the aroma. Crisp, refreshing and hoppy taste with lemon, elderflower and grapefruit standing out.
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 31, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Royal Union. Pours clear pale gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is biscuit and meal malt, light earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
RichardW (1502) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask Lady Grey’s Newcastle. Low fruity aroma. Soft and sweet on the tongue, with a light bitter tang in the finish. Don’t think I caught this in the best condition
NonOperational (29) - ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
This is good beer. Perfectly balanced, it’s everything that a blonde ale should be, and nothing more.
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light bronze, delicately spicy, sweet slight caramel malts, soft hops...good balance, very refreshing.
sdmmb (808) - USA - JAN 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Drunk from 500 cl bottle. Pleasant blonde ale.
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allmyvinyl (3136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Lady Grey’s, Newcastle. Pours clear gold with a thin white head. Aromas of lemon citrus and hay. Taste has more of the same, plus bready malt. Not a lot going on really. OK.
danlo (1134) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle. Pours a straw yellow colour with a large frothy white head and aroma of fruity citrus & yeast. Malty taste with sourish grapefruit citrus and grassy notes. Foamy mouth feel, light bodied, high carbonation, dry bitter finish. Quite OK.