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Oldershaw Blonde Volupta

Brewed by Oldershaw
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Grantham, England


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask & bottle; Regular.

Recently released, this uniquely zesty straw-gold premium beer has already made a huge impression. Packed with complexity and intense tropical fruit flavours – the recipe is a well guarded secret. Citra hops have been spotted at Oldershaw on brew days… but that’s all that’s known!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3739) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
Bottle from Real Ale Store, Newark. Slight hazy on the golden colour, with a thin white head. Aroma is citrus, and fruity, taste is light bitter to a longer bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (9252) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Cask at the rising sun berko. Clear yellow light golden coloured pour with a steadfast creamy white head. Aroma is spicy pollen, floral honeysuckle, grains. Straw. Flavour is composed of, pale grains, damp straw. Spicy pollen hop. Little tart Apple palate is grainy. Moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
On cask at Rowell Charter, Rothwell. Pours golen amber with white head. Quite a harsh boozy start, some hops, quite unbalanced. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear pale gold, short-lived white head. Aromas of cereal grains, light citrus, light soap. Taste is light sweet. Oily texture, watery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13232) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Festival ’14. Hazy gold with white head. There is a light bitterness to this, zesty, lively grapefruit and citric flavours, drying, good palate, good length. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16873) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man May ’14 BF, Englefield Green, 22/05/14. Lightly hazed pale golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is citric peel, passion fruit, toasty notes, orange. Taste comprises passion fruit, tangerine, light lemon sherbetdom, grassy. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Adequate GB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
26th April 2014
Bright clear gold beer, small and very pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and a little crisp. Light sweet malt. Touch of soapy tinged sweet floralness. Sweetish hops - light tinned peach and candy orange. Smooth finish. Sweet and fairly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2866) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Cask at the NWAF, Derby ’14. Bright gold pour with a white head. Citrus and peach aroma. Peach skin and pear flavour. Sweet fruit linger. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ralphdot (1034) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
5.0% gold colour with a good head,the aroma is of hops and the taste is a bitter but smooth citrus hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2012
Cask. Frothy white faor mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

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