Benzai (8140) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear yellow golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, nicely fruity, nicely hoppy, lightly tropical fruits and a nice subtle yet present bitterness. Medium body, medium carbonation. Very nice.
Jen81 (13) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
At Red Lion, Norwich. Nice clear golden beer. Clean refreshing taste. Hoppy with a citrus edge. Easy drinking in the sunshine.
wimpyjoe (3777) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ White Lion, Heptonstall. Brighter golden ale with a thin head. Has a fine balanced but full fruity flavour and a decent fruit hop nose.
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Bricklayer’s Arms, Putney SW15. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel citrus finish.
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Grape and Grain Autumn beer festival, Crystal Palace. Yellow/gold pour with a white head. Lemon sherbet and pineapple nose. Citrus tang. Refreshing.
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A - citrus and wheat
A - light with thin head
T - sweet with hoppy bitter
P - mid and oily
O - decent
BlackHaddock (3645) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2012
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pub crawl around Wellington (Shropshire) 10th Feb 2012: pub number three had this on hand pull, so a pint was downed.
Clear light golden colour: another beer that from a distance looked like a lager.
Aroma was floral hop with hints of citrus sourness.
The taste was also more hop than malt: OK but nothing special. Too many of this type of beer on the market at the moment. This one ticks all the boxes but does very little: Mr Average I’m afraid.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms, Bedford, in ’4th’ Wellington Beer Festival ’10. This was under the name ’Blue Topaz’, but I strongly suspect it was this beer. Gold. Hoppy aroma. taste is more interesting than anticipated: grapefruit, flint and nettle lead into a mid bitter finish.
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (gravity) - Norwich Beer Festival 2010. Small bubbly white head & a pale, clear yellow body. Zesty lemon & orange profile. Crisp & slightly toasty on the tongue. Yup, it’s a decent golden. Nicely rounded in the mouth: soft mouthfeel, light body & a lingering hop bite.
Bullit (4008) - Burgos, SPAIN - JAN 12, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ 3 Judges. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of citrus, malts. Flavour of citrus, pine hops, malts. Fairly bitter, slightly dry finish. Refreshing.