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

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RATINGS: 292   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007, London. Clear medium yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate hoppy. citrus, butter. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2008
From cask at Thomsens. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Smooth caramel malty aroma with a distinct fruity hops note. Flavour is quite fruity hoppy with a pronounced citrusy note. Bitter and mild roasted finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29369) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2003
[Cask at GBBF 2003] A light yellow beer with a creamy but disappearing head. The aroma is sweet and simple. The flavor is sweet and simple too but it ends on a fine bitterness, that turns dry and lingers. A simple but good bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2010
Cask. Pours an almost clear golden with a white head. Fruity, lightly citrusy nose. Medium body, lightly sweet fruit with a dry finish. Quaffable but forgettable. 160110

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20861) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20395) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Pale yellow colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is citrusfruit and some wood. Flavour is citrus, yeast and mild wooden notes. Pleasant, but not exciting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19447) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2003
Sampled cask conditioned at Helsinki Beer Festival.
Golden colour. Rich flowery, soapy hop aroma. Softly malty. Richly hopped with citrusy really bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2006
Cask @ JDW, Angel. Pours a pale yellow colour with a white head. Fruity slightly malty aroma. Fruity crisp malt flavor. Hasa nice malty and bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2011
27th August 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! On tap at the Sun Inn, Kelvedon. Very distinctive beer. Pronounced orange and lemon tones. Sharp and thirst quenching. Could sink loads of these.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14790) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2005
Hazy light blond color; creamy head. Non extraordinary aroma, some paper, hop; poor. Ordinary body, strong bitterness, some hop aromas. Simple.


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