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Oldershaw Blonde Volupta

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


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask and bottle conditioned: 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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10641) - 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 (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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 (16102) - , 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 (2143) - , 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 (994) - 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 (10775) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Tap @ The Rake. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are flowers, fruits, hops, pine and malt. Full bodied and soft carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5275) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle from Real Ale Store, Newark. Drunk during the Great North Run weekend. Aromatic citric hops over a sweet and juicy pale malt. This is a laid back and very pleasant APA. Yummy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2011
A - wheat and citrus A - light with lasting head T - light sweet with light dry bitter P - thin with dry bitter O - more flavour

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, pine, citrus, lemon. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110804]

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