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

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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (1548) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, bit fruity. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter, malty, caramel, grapefruit. Bit watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Ølfestival 2014. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and pine needles with notes of candies. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogniskowicz (114) - - MAY 26, 2014
Zapach nikły. W oddali czuć cytrusy. Wygląd też nie powala. Smakowo za to wybija się goryczka ziołowo cytrusowa, finnisz zdecydowanie wytrawny. Świetne wysycenie, znakomita pijalność, co z niewielką zawartością alkoholu sprawia że na pewno wrócę do tego piwa w upalny dzień.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (856) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 12, 2014
BOTTLE 50 CL Look: clear bright yellow, white subdued head. Aroma: some tropical fruit and citrus, dry herbs, some sweetness. Taste: light fruit, quite dry, herbal hayish hops, light citrus, moderate bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1428) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
Pours a pale colour, taste is citrusy with grapefruits, probably owing to the American hops used

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2249) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2014
Somehwat hazy golden yellow with lacing white foam head. Aroma is barley dominated. Tastes little bitter, some sunflower notes present. Bit tickling bitter aftertaste. (Barnsley 201404)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden with finger thick white head. Aroma: Lemon, biscuit, peppery, floral. Taste: Medium bitter, low/medium sour and low sweetness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, averge carbonation, lingering, dry, grapefruit, pith, bitter, malty finish. Comments: Tasty, refreshing and glass lace.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndrewC (328) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle at 4.2%. Crisp, light grapefruit flavours. Very drinkable. I liked it. Yum yum

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1838) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons, Streatham. Pours a pale gold with a dense white head. Attractive. Light cakey aroma with a hint of lemon. Light body, mild carbonation. Light biscuit, longe cake with orange and lemon and a pleasant, lasting bitterness. Straight forward and tasty. Slips down very easily. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jen81 (17) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Tap at the Giddy Bridge. A light golden colour with very thin head soon disappearing. Vagie citrus scents with a strong sharp citrus flavour.


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