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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39393) - 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)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6660) - ITALY - AUG 7, 2008
chiara schiuma poca leggero luppolo citrico leggera in bocca buona freschezza mediamente amara mediamente secca

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2008
Handpump at various locations. Gorgeous crystal clear gold coloured bitter with perfect white head that lasts through. Hoppy, floral aroma. Slightly thin body makes it dangerously easy to drink. Excellent complex bitter finish. Perfect summer drink.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
doubelknv3 (1051) - Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Tasting notes from 2004 Banbury beer festival. Golden with medium head. Mild citrus, floral aroma. Citrus, grass, and sweet fruit flavours. Lasting bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 23, 2008
Cask at cloisters Edinburgh ...Bright golden orange ... ligth fruity nose ... huge hop front quite bitter and astringent .

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2008
cask at bon accord. pours clear yellow quite pee-like, thin head, tastes grassy. clean hoppy finish. smells not very much a bit acidity. maybe green apples a tiny little bit. taste much bigger some citrus loads of grass. slight butterscotch.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12587) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Cask at the Doric Arch. Light aroma of peach seconded by a hint of citrus. Brassy gold color with an euphemeral white head. Less than medium bodied with mild carbonation. Starts a mouthful of light, fresh fruit, perhaps a touch of citrus, then malt, and finally bitter. Drinks like water, but tastes very much better. Excellent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10992) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2007
Cask (Doric Arch, London) Very pleasant lightly malty beer. Good as a summer drink, but no real guts or interesting details.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
RoyceH (1197) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 14, 2007
Cask, Doric Arch. Clear straw, thin white head. Hoppy grassy with slight hint of sweetness. Mouth is much the same, over-hopped with a slight sweet linger. OK


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