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

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Our flagship brew, and the winner of many beer festivals. This lager style beer with a crisp, dry flavour and citrus fruity aroma is ideal for drinking anytime, but is partcularly well suited to the Spring and Summer months.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1381) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2012
A light, pale and hoppy beer with some citrusy like tastes to it, very pleasant and drinkable

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3562) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Light flavoursome golden ale with a tropical fruit aroma. Has a crisp texture.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goozen (2886) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2012
Cask at GBBF’12, London: Clear golden coloured brew with an dry start and some hints of fruitiness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2012
This is as typically 'Osset' as Osset get. It seems all their beers are based on this one to some degree, and thats no bad thing. A pleasant citrus taste but accompanied by a certain dryness, almost paper like. It's a good session beer, but others do it better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
ralphdot (982) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
4.3% gold colour with a good head, fruity hop aroma, bitter citrus hop taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
On cask at the Bell Bell. Pours a light golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of lemon, pine, grass, caramel and yeast. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation, mild bitterness and a creamy mouth-feel. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2753) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow (2 Mar 12) - very lightly hopped with a fruity aroma, pale clear golden ale with a small off-white head, lemon notes, smooth and pleasant

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2012
First tasted this in The Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in June 2008. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale gold in colour with a thick white head. Strong aromatic dusty hops and fresh mown grass notes evident in the long nose. Pale malt base gives booming citric notes of lemon and grapefruit with sweet hints of brown sugar. Strong note of black pepper noted in the spicy hop resins, giving an interesting kick to the aftertaste. Finish is dry and pithy with grapefruit still evident in the mouth. An ok session Golden Ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (1826) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 4, 2012
Cask, The Hop, Sheffield. Pale gold, creamy head. Skunky citrus aroma, mild smooth texture. Milky with a faint lemon zest finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2807) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2011
Cask @ The Station Inn Whitby. A clear yellow colored beer, with a white head. The aroma is gentle sweet, with fruits and a little hop. The taste is sweet moving too a little bitter. The aftertaste is sweet and some bitter.


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