Brewed by Phoenix (Oak Brewing Co.)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Heywood, England


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davet100 (16) - Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2011
On cask @ Odiham and Greywell Cricket Club, Hampshire. Delightful beer, very pale golden appearance with pleasant citrus overtones and a flavour characterised by a hint of dry hopping in the brew. Definite refreshing qualities and despite being quite light, it is is deceivingly flavourful and full bodied. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1783) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2010
Cask - The Duke of Wellington, Norwich. Dark yellow with a bubbly off-white head & some lacing. Light, toasty, caramel malts & lemony, grassy hop aromas. A drop of strawberry comes through towards the end. Very mild initial toffee flavours up front giving way to earthy malts & leafy, grassy, pithy hops with a mild tang. Some carbonation, mostly soft on a light-medium body with a lingering finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11421) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Slightly hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma of grainy malt, with caramel and green apples. Dry fruity and malty flavour with a bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2009
Another beer I was lucky enough to have on tap at The Waters Green Tavern in Macclesfield on my stag do. Golden with thin to med white head. Vanilla, obvious hops with a dry bitter finish. I really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8822) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2009
Half, hand pulled from cask at The Castle, Holborn. Shiny, naked surface. Straw-golden coloured body. Discreet floral aroma. Dry hopped fruits in flavour. Smooth bitterness to the ending. Refreshing (London, 03.08.2009).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1633) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2009
Cask, Kings Head, Carlisle. Stunning pale ale. Not as dry as the pumpclip would suggest though. Lovely soft, yeasty, doughy smell permeates throughout. Fruity, hoppy, malty, superb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8005) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2008
Cask handpump at The Pilgrim, Liverpool, 29-11-08. Pours pale golden in colour with a white foamy head, appearance is crystal clear in fact. Some shallow but soft vanilla comes to the fore along with a creamy but dryness on the palate. A quite tasty beer that finishes with a dry and bitter swipe. A6 A5 F7 P4 OV14

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37272) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ The Old Market Tavern, Alrincham, Cheshire England WA14 4DN.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity - mango / green apples, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry peppery finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (280708)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6056) - ITALY - AUG 7, 2008
chiara schiuma poca leggero luppolo citrico leggera in bocca buona freschezza mediamente amara mediamente secca

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyzzywyz22 (2058) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2008
Cask, The New Oxford, Salford. Golden colour, white head. Fragrant, hoppy aroma, some citrus too. Flavour had bags of dry hop, balanced nicely with some fruit and malt. Lingering, dry bitter finish. Yep, I dig it.

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