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

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
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.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Johnkett (4) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2012 does not count
After much deliberation the Old Boys Real Ale Tour boys Bargain Bob and Johnkett rated Pale Gold their favourite session beer at their regular haunt The Travellers Inn in Hipperholme, Halifax. The bench mark for all our rating sessions.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13577) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19309) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10702) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2010
Cask at Euston Tap. Pours clear, vibrant gold with a small, cream head. Light cereal aroma with straw and grass hops. Nicely balanced flavor with dough and cracker malts then fairly strong earth hay hops. Light to medium in body with soft carbonation. Finishes quite dry with some caramel notes and citrus and grass hops. Solid

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
kerolasa (409) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Clean lager looking beer with head telling that it’s not lager. Almost no aroma other than yeast, that was not very pleasant. Taste is in usual ale style hoppy and dry. I would categorize this as mild ale. I wish I would have this beer in tap next to office where I work at next summer, because this is nearly perfect summer drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4237) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2003
Amber/golden beer with a hopped and fruity aroma and flavour. An above average bitter.

3.6
   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.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2009
Cask at The Anvil, Wigan. The commercial description pretty much sums it up. Nicely balanced, very drinkable session bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
timchatt (3) - - JUN 3, 2014 does not count
The Three Pigeons in Halifax serves Ossett beers to a very high standard. This one is particularly fine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8032) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2003
Pale gold as expected. Aroma is smooth caramel. This is a light, easy drinking perfect session beer. Nice bitterness on finish.


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