JohnCook101 (391) - - APR 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught pint. Clear straw colour with a small head that disappears leaving a little lacing. Mild aroma of citrus and yeast. Yeast, hops, straw and grapefruit flavours. Robust bitter finish. Moderate carbonation and fairly light bodied. Very nice.
gegwilson (1782) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask in the Infant Hercules, Middlesbrough. Blond with a white head. Very citrusy and quite nicely bitter. Light body, but refreshing and decent for what it is.
ManVsBeer (5283) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Crown Inn, Hebden Bridge. Blond with a cream head. Has a slightly dry, and citrus hoppy base with a sourness and a fair bitterness. Lemon and grapefruit are here as advertised by its notes.
Stuu666 (5611) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Cloisters. Pours pale golden, nose is light toffee, taste is sweet toffee, floral, bitter.
mr_h (3409) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by hand-pump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear golden, some bubbles, thin bubbly white head, weak malty, citrus aroma, poor lacing, sharp malty, lemon flavour with a slight sourness on the aftertaste, good carbonation
Theydon_Bois (11566) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, 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 (1184) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, 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 (5768) - 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 (10531) - San Diego, California, 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 (1652) - 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 (54) - 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.