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

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unknown

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common

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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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (794) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2011
Pint at "meet the brewer" at the central in Gateshead. Golden ale with a thin white head fresh and fruity, with the currently fashionable grapefruit flavour. I particularly enjoyed that there is more of a malt balance to the bitterness than with a lot of blond ales.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2011
looks a bit like watered down lager with a thin white head. slight hop aroma. taste has an initial hit of grapefruit then massively overpowered by bitterness. slightly too watery

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1676) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2011
Hoppy malt nose with just a bit of citrus. Pale gold colour with thin white head. Smooth medium texture. Light citrus start with a sweet grape center and sour hop finish. Transition is very well balanced and leaves the mouth just a little dry, thisty for more. Citrus is a little much.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6392) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2011
Cask.
Rated on 20110724.
Pours tepid golden colour with light head. Aroma of citrus, fruits and grass. Flavour of citrus, fruits and malts. Boring.
2212

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1561) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2011
Cask. The Three Legged Mare, York. Thin white head. Gold body. Fruity, citric. Bitter. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3358) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2012 Cask @ Troon Beer Festival, Bon Accord & 3 Judges. Pale yellow colour, good head. Resin biscuit & citrus aroma & flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Light & refreshing golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1775) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2011
Cask (gravity) - The Duke of Wellington, Norwich. Small & loose though lasting bubbly white head, clear golden body. Sherbet lemon hop, pale malt, some apple & lime aromas. On the tongue it’s similar again, dominated by a citrus bitterness. Some astringency & tang. Light to medium body, mostly soft on the palate with some carbonation & a medium length crisp hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2011
A - Floral and citrus (orange) A - Light yellow with thin white head T - Light sweet into sour with citrus bitter P - Thin to medium and soft O - Greatly refreshing pale

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beersiveknown (3154) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 14, 2011
Tasted at Southampton beer festival 2006. A light golden beer with a citrus and floral aroma. Slight hoppy bitterness with a citrussy body and cakey aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2011
Cheeky half at The Waters Green Tavern, Macclesfield. Opposite the station for anyone ever visiting. Not sure why you would but there you go. Pale yellow gold with a thin white head. Boring. The same kind of beer as they always have on in there. Does my swede in. So many styles of beer and all he ever has is bitters and thin dry hoppy and citrus golden ales like this one. The obligatory hit of grapefruit before a bitter finish. Bah humbug..


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