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Brewed by Otter
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Honiton, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask, Occasional;
A new beer to come out of Otterís holt (first available nationally at JDW), this is truly amber in colour, with a careful selection of traditionally malted barley and hops delivering a balanced, fruity, citrus flavour and soft, hoppy aftertaste. Hops used: Northern Brewer, Styrian Goldings, Willamette


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, straw, caramel, apple notes, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090804]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
From cask. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and toasted malty. Bitter, toasted malty and slight breadish. Bitter and light fruity into a dry finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 5, 2010
Cask@jdw. Yellowish golden colour, mediumsized fluffy head. Aroma is bready and caramelly malty along with some hints of floral and mildly fruity hops. Flavour is quite much the same.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruiry aroma of caramel and cookies. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of caramel. Hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2012 Cask at JDW Standing order Edinburgh ... crisp amber ... thin creamy head ... bright grapefruit hop nose ... quite a powerfull hop ... medium grapefruit bitterness ... little grassy in linger cask at hyde tavern ... copper ... light white lacing ... soft mellow toffee fruits ... juicy malt ... light smoky malt ... 3.7 nice

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (12753) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011, Wednesday. Clear red/brown - white head. Red berries, amber malts, forrest, dog, wet dog, fruity, ryebread, nutty, sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12651) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2009
Cask condition handpull at Montefiore Arms, Ramsgate. Itís a pretty good, sliightly fruity bitter. Good hop on finish. Quite rich in mouth

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (11893) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2009
Cask@GBBF. Pale amber color, small white head. Toffee, diacetyl in the nose. Rusty malty flavor, some caramel. Woody hops in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (9623) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2009
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber with white head. Very fresh, I was there when it was pulled through and it showed, pleasant bittersweet hoppy notes on a thinnish, biscuity base. Some orange citrus notes and a honeyed touch in the close. Pleasant enough.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earlís Court 04/08/2009 Floral aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with a little sweet honey flavour. Crisp and slightly bitter in the finish.


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