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Newby Wyke Bear Island

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Brewed by Newby Wyke
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Grantham, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular
A blonde beer brewed with four different types of high alpha acid hops to give a wonderfully mellow flavour, a hoppy aroma and a crisp dry aftertaste.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016

Cask (handpump) @ The Roebuck Inn (JDW), 9-11 St. James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6FH.

[ As Newby Wyke Bear Island ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity malt, earthy notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, fruity, perfume, smoke - plastix, earthy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20141013]

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
theprof (487) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2016
Cask. Pale gold. White top. Citrus hop scents. Tastes fruity with soapy aftertaste. Bitter languor and light bodied. Fair enugh.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3765) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016
Tried at the beehive, Grantham. Golden beer with a white head. The aroma is fruity bitter citrus. Taste is also slight citrus with a light bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (858) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Cask - my partner was really enjoying this, although I didn’t really see the appeal - golden with a thin white head. Aroma is malty and lightly roasty with honey and nuts. Taste of grass, malts, white stilton, nuts and a faint bitterness. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8697) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2014
Cask @ The Beehive Inn, Grantham. Blonde with a thin head. It’s hopped with a full body and a sour citric bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2014
Blonde pour with a malt aroma, some bitter hops elements. Taste is of sweet malt, with a strong hops finish. Nice

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16903) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green - 07/09/12. Clear blonde with a thin white head that soon clears to the edges. Sweet malt, honey and a little citrus on the nose. Sweet tasting beer with fruit, apple and straw. Medium bodied with minimal carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 2/20
ralphdot (1035) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2012
4.6% gold colour with a thin head, the aroma is of hops, the taste is all hops, too hoppy for me.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2012
Off cask at Thomas leaper in derby. Straw coloured bitter with a pleasant hop taste and a bitter finish. Nice enough if not a little plain.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (6351) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2012
This beer was tasted at the Bateman’s brewery beer festival in late May 2007. Gravity poured into a half pint sleeve glass, this blonde beer had no head, not a good sign in my eyes. The aroma was of grapefruit and hops. Four different types of ’high alpha acid hops’ have been used to produce ’ a wonderfully mellow flavour’, tasted of grapefruit to me. There was a dry, almost crisp aftertaste, but the citrus flavours from the grapefruit taste overpowered everything else.


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