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Brewed by Nottingham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Filtered; Regular.
A light coloured,
Has Also been seen as Don’s Pale Ale
exceptionally well balanced smooth ale with a light fragrant hop finish.


albertane's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, - MAY 1, 2008
Bottled. This hazy straw beer has just the sort of grassy, floral, and citrus flavours I like and is pleasingly lightly fizzy on the tongue.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (6116) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2016
Fra fat på Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem i Nottingham 20 Feb 16. Veldig lys. 0 skum. Lett aprikosaroma. Smaken mandarin. Lett syrlig etter hvert. Uvariert.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1836) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Pours a blonde colour. Taste is citrusy and fruity with some spiciness. Not a bad example of the style

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3358) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle from Real Ale Store, Newark. Golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma fruity and light citrus taste decent crisp bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Cask at The Market Tavern, Durham, £3.70/pint. A beautiful looking very pale amber beer with a smooth white head. There’s citrus and wheat in the nose and the taste has well balanced citrus sweetness, malt and biscuit notes and a crisp, dry, mid-long finish. Very good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kerenmk (3910) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle shared at a tasting at Max’ place. Thanks Grumbo. Clear light gold with white film. Grainy and sweet and bready aroma, bitter, mild and quite stale taste. Quite quaffable and a nice summer drink, with its light body and long, mildly bitter finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (11246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Clear golden. Aroma of stale malt, skunky hops and cardboard. Flavor has a bit of sweetish stale dusty malt, and some bitterish skunky hops. Rather light-bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theprof (411) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2015
Aroma pleasant and slightly nutty. Appearance Golden with thin head but strong lacing. Taste tang of mown grass not my usual preference but ideal when the sun beats. Palate strong initially with bitter ripples. Slightly acidic aftertaste. This could wear on you over a session but it could equally provide a foul for a malty brew.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (4382) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Light yellow with a white head. Aroma light malty (caramel), medium hoppy. Flavor light sweet, medium bitter. Light body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3082) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Aroma: light grain and cereal malts. Appearance: clear gold, small, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets intensify, very malty, caramel and grain. Flat carbonation. Overall: nice Golden Ale, good palate and aroma. Point at The Mayflower, Rotherhite.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (839) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Cask - Golden with a creamy white head. Some fine lacing and okay retention. Aroma of grass, peach, hay and lemon. Taste of grass, hay with light bitterness and lemon peel to finish. Light body. Pretty nice but not terribly exciting.


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