bb (7305) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 16, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Golden beer with a whitish head. Malt and light fruity aroma. Malt and peach flavor. Medium bodied. Peach, malt, and light woodsiness linger.
yespr (34321) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
From cask at Brew Wharf beer festival. Pours almost clear golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is crisp hops fruity with a light grassy touch. Bitter, citrusy and crisp fruity flavoured. Nice one. Bitter and dry finish with a lasting crisp fruity note.
chrisparf (3) - Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2009 does not count
2.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 1/20
Great fruity aroma, good pale yellow and great head, great flavour for such low gravity, grapefruit overtones, an extremely refreshing and flavourful pint.
mjs (5112) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at St Urho’s Pub, Helsinki, on 2009-08-06) Pale yellow and almost clear. Long lastind, good looking, white and medium sized head. Hops, fruitiness and grain in aroma. Lightish and dry palate with very low carbonation. Malts, fruitiness, pine resin, bitterness and lightly sweetness in taste. Bitterness and pine resin in aftertaste.
johndoughty (4209) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Golden and very clear. Hops are predominant although there are also citrus bitterness in the background. Most impressive.
evergreen0199 (2287) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Coronet W’Spoons in Nth London. Golden pour with a decent head. Aroma of hops and citrus fruit. Lovely refreshing, hoppy, citrus flavours. A well balanced ale that I will always have when I see on cask.
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pale gold pour, decent white head. Taste is unusual for a light pint, somewhat malty, quite a sweet balance and quite fruity, followed by a bitter herbal finish. Decent enough.
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 1, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Eastbourne Beer Festival, 9th Oct 2008. Yellow with a foamy head. Almost burnt aroma, with lots of floral notes. Great fruity and nutty flavours in the mouth and a good finish. A strong golden ale from a strong brewery.
evilsoc (191) - WALES - OCT 31, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Gravity at Swindon Beerex08. Poured yellow blonde. Deep, metallic, puckering, tea like hops with grassiness. Fairly one dimensional but satisfyingly bitter.
HogTownHarry (6199) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
cask @ The Eagle (London - Old Street) First off, how unfair is it that THIS PLACE (essentially a wine bar now) has Sierra Nevada Pale Ale on tap and I can’t buy it in Ontario?!! Anyway. Slightly hazy light gold pour with an average creamy white head (normally a 3/5, but first pint of the day ...). Soft aroma of dried roses, slightly acidic, with a light cereal classic "golden ale" aroma. The taste follows, very soft, no alcohol presence at all, a good balance between soft light cereal malt and light floral bitterness. Soft, wheaty body, with mild floral astringency, leaves a dry finish on the tongue. Another excellent, if understated golden.