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Brewed by Oakham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Peterborough, England

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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Aka Jeffrey Hudson Bitter. Also available bottled @ 4.2% abv.

A golden beer whose aroma is dominated by hops that give characteristic citrus notes. Hops and fruit on the palate are balanced by malt and a bitter base. Dry hoppy finish with soft fruit flavors. A nationally respected ale, winner of numerous awards, JHB is a blond baby packed with flavour & perfect for those long sessions as well as a quick pint at lunchtime. This popular beer was crowned Champion beer of britain in the bitter category in 2001 and 1999.
Challenger and American Mount Hood hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martpez (95) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2016 From tap at the Three Legged Mare in York. A misleadingly golden colour bitter. Its bitter and sharp with some fresh citric hops coming through. Its everything I like in a bitter!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theprof (375) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Cask. Aroma of citrus fruit and floral notes. Pours golden with white top, some lacing. Tastes smoothly of hoppy fruits with just a thin bckbone of biscuit . Clear refreshing and easy drinking

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (1264) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2016
Light refreshing blond, with floral hop aroma and a clean finish, decent .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackradioboy (158) - SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle from Home Bargains. This was priced so cheaply (about £1) I thought I'd try it but didn't expect much. I'm glad I did. Big for the abv, it kind of bursts on your tongue and fills your mouth. So fresh and very good indeed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (6509) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2015
500ml Bottle - Golden with a white head. Lemon zest, orange and sultanas in both the aroma and the zesty and refreshing taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EHSRanders (1971) - Tjele, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden color with medium creamy white mostly lasting head. Hoppy aroma. Sweet flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vladivostok (410) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2015
Very pale and refreshing standard citrus ale. You either love it or you don’t. I accept that it might be somebody’s thing, just isn’t mine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (751) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Very d3cent for the style good mix of sweetness and hoppy bitterness sometimes the simple thongs done well work simple and enjoyable golden ale

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8848) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 26, 2015
Cask at the Rake. Blonde with a nice, thick head. Great hop nose, grapefruit and herbs. Very hoppy flavor, crisp matls, strong bitterness. Easly drinking and lovely.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8242) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
4.2% abv. Golden coloured and clear. Has a white head. Hoppy aroma, herbal, crisp. Flavor starts sweet, light bread and finish hoppy and moderate bitter.


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