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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Special.

Dark Gold in colour, with a citrusy/herbal/sherberty/resin aroma. Initial taste of pricly spice and sherbert and lemon, full bodied with initial sweetnes. Spicy bitter after palate and very drying, makes you want to take another sip.

Ingredients:
Pale Ale Malt, Vienna Malt
Single hopped with Northern Brewer during the boil and Aroma hopped in the Whirlpool with Northern Brewer and Cascade


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Okells Premium Steam Beer ].
Clear medium yellow amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130813]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
From cask at AG Bell. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity, herbal and bitter hops. Dry, toastedmaltyand bitter. Dry finish. Easy and straigh tforward.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2012
Cask @ Willow Walk, Victoria SW1. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak hoppy bitter caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14964) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2012
cask at Sorder ... golden amber ... off white head ... soft citrus peach nose ... soft oversweet citrus fruits ... soft toffee ... bit dull

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
Cask at Hamilton Hall Spoons. Goldrn brown clear thin lasting bubbly off white head. Its an ok bitter. Fine. Some hop some malt some clean flavours. Its just above average

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10578) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with white head. Sharp, slightly metallic beer, some boiled vegetable notes then a bready, yeasty note. Dry and lasting on the palate, not bad but not really to my taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13. Clear golden amber with a good sized of white/light beige head. Nose is orange sherbet, citrus fruit, light hop bill. Taste comprises light grapefruit, hops, grassy, orange pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish. A really decent drop!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton 08/11/12. A golden beer with a tight white head and lace. A lightly fruity beer with clean flavours. Hoppy hints with a touch of cookie dough. It’s the epitome of smooth as there are no edges. Passable and stylistically accurate I guess.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8348) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Festival ale, half-pint, craft at JDWs Beehive in Brixton. Off-white, bubbly head that laces well. Close to clear, copper coloured body. Herbal hoppy aroma, notes of resin. Blended flavour of grainy malts and dusty hops, lightly spiced. Bittersweet endnotes. Just alright (04.11.2012).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7309) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2012 Cask handpull, The Briar Rose, Brum, 10/11/12. Orange gold capped with white. Really decent orange and pink grapefruit tang off the bat outshining the del Wotsit. Perfumed, stewed, well-judged squeeze of grapefruit over unobtrusive but solid malt. Deep bittering, back-of-tongue linger. Draped with condition. More understated orange, grapefruit, grass, thistle and floral aroma. Quietly delicious; approaching genuine IPA territory. Beer of The Festival for me. Apart from the Feral. And maybe the Roosters.


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