Brewed by Ossett
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Ossett, England


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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A light refreshing pale ale designed for the discerning session drinker. Pale Gold has a floral/spicy aroma derived from the finest American hops. A beer that drinks higher than its modest alcohol content would suggest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2007
UPDATED: APR 26, 2011 1)Hungover, hair-of-the-dog half at The Winter Gardens (’Spoons), Harrogate. Very hazy gold with a scummy layer of froth. Soapy gooseberry stillness. Fruity and bitter with a touch of creamy malt. Reasonable, but not in prime condition. Preferred the accompanying tumbler of Coke. 535212=2.7. 2) Cask handpull, The Hop, Leeds, 19/04/11. Eponymous with fine white drapes. Juicy hop aroma; pine, thistle and lime. Good balnced taste with a hint of lime sharpness, rub of resins, soft dunked rich tea and caramel. Lingers with biscuit. Clean and good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2007
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden with a low but firm white head. Nice hop aroma of grapefruit, lemon candy and grass. Light but reallu refreshing and crisp flavour of lemon-rind, wet grass and minerals. Light bodied. Aromatic and medium bitter finish of grapefrui and straw. Probably a great summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (5855) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2007
(Cask at Akkurat, 16 Feb 2007) Golden amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity nose with notes of orange, apricots and fresh, floral hops. Fruity, refreshing taste with orange, mandarin, apricots and fresh, grassy hops in the finish. A bit thin, but a nice and tasty session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2006
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden. Light grassy/fruity aroma. Dry and crisp with slender body and light bready notes. Very drinkable. Ossett are great at making qauffable light session beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2006
Cask conditioned @ Giddy Bridge (JDW), Soton. Slight sweetness and sharp herbal flavours and a little citrus. Watery body. Little bitterness - bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2007 1. Cask Stillage at the Town Hall, Stockport 29/05/2003 Golden coloured pale and slightly fruity. Lasting creamy bitter dry hop finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Pot Of Beer, Manchester 02/04/2004 Amber golden coloured with fruity bubble gum flavour. Crisp slightly dry bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2006
Cask (handpulled) at the Babington Arms, Derby. A decent enough light and breezy gold, delicate aroma and caramel flavours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (12652) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2008 Gravity cask at Maidstone BF. Dark gold, some US hop aroma, bit of hay but a bit dull. Hoppy, citrus finish 2.8/5 Re rate at county Hotel. Beautiful grassy hoppy and right level of acidity. Cool.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
klingelton (10) - huddersfield, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2005
quite an average beer really, not a patch on the regular pale it replaced at my local, the brewers gold, but still does the trick. just didn’t feel much like a bitter on the way down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2004
Cask Conditioned, at the Battersea Beer Festival, 2004.
First beer of the night, chosen from a sparse selection. Pale golden body alright, light and hoppy aroma with only the slightest of sulphurous notes.

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