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

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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JohnCook101 (311) - - OCT 30, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours cloudy gold with very little head. Mild aroma hides very heavy hops with an immediate sourness that gives way to a long bitter finish. Huge amounts of citrus with some tropical fruit. Dry, refreshing and hugely enjoyable.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (606) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, and hops. Fruity flavour of hops, and grapefruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilverfoX (257) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
sharp grapefruit aroma pale gold with a thin white head, sweet grapefruit flavour well rounded. nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1513) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Cask. Clear yellow with a medium sized good lacing white head. Soap, candy, grain, hay, light dry flowers in the finish. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, light/medium sweet and bitter. Long light dry and bitter finish. Pretty good balance and lots to offer for the low abv.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10872) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2014
DØE, 14. Clear golden with white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, grapefruit, hop, little sweet, grass and medium bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8107) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle [from trade with minutemat] @ home. Clear golden color, small white head that diminishes quite quickly. Aroma is lightly malts, hay, lightly hops. Tastes about the same: lightly malts, hay, lightly hops, decently bitter. Decent body, suitable carbonation. Quite nice indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1565) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
Flaska @ Cerv. Arte&Sana, Malaga. Dimmigt orange med litet vitt skum. I doften hittas citrus, fläder, vitt bröd och gräs. Smakinslag av citrus, en allmän fruktighet och karamell. Mjuk beska i eftersmaken.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - JUN 19, 2014
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours clear golden with medium white head. Citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity citrus hoppy flavor. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1357) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1502) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Cask @ Salopian, Shrewsbury. Decent blond, mild citrussy notes with a dry hoppy character and bitter finish. A quaffer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (1196) - 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.


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