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


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Regular

Papsoe's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, - JAN 30, 2013
Cask. Pours yellow with a slight haze and a neat lacing white head. Nose is basically sweet and malty with a vague whiff of diacetyl. Light body, lowish carbonation, fruity with a subdued bitterness. Fairly bland to be honest. 300113

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Towey1989 (1900) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. A clear golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of pale malts, some apple, slight yeast, subtle herbs and a little butter. Taste of pale malts, grain, some butter, slight apple and subtle floral hops. Light bodied but a watery texture. A dry, grainy finish with subtle floral hop bitterness. Not a fan of this. Quite dry with grainy, buttery flavours around very subtle hop tones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (1005) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2016 Easy drinker on cask at the cemetery Rochdale. Hints of citrus a little watery nice easy drinking golden ale not as nice as the spotland gold that was also available. Rerated pint at red lion

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2015
Cask at the Twelve Tellers, Preston. Pours pale gold with a thick white head. Aromas of orange barley water. Taste is light sweet, thin finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2847) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 7, 2015
Cask @ Bear and Billet, Chester [270115]
Light blonde, clear, thin white head
Aroma of soft fruits, soft cereal malts, dull nose, no hops
Taste of light malt, touch of dry zest, bit of yeast, soft minerals
Palate - Light body, fairly bitter. Finish is just very dry bitter, dry, dry, dry
Overall - Plain stuff. Just lots of dryness. It least it does what it says on the tin.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3912) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Pint at the Victoria, Lincoln. Very pale yellow gold, with a white head. Aroma was almost nothing, just light hops. Taste is a touch sharpe, with citrus hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Cask black bull liversidge. Golden ok white head lacing. Light citrus aroma. Taste is light citrus malts light hops. Medium body. Ok at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (3284) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Cask in the Shepherd’s Rest, Sowerby Bridge. Pours golden with a white head. A nice enough citrusy blonde ale. Floral and caramel notes too. Alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2013
Wharf, Aalborg, DK. Cask, 100713. Yellow with small head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Flavour with warm fruit and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7313) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
Medium offwhite creamy head. Slightly hazy yellow body. Mealy blackberry aroma with herbal notes. Dryish fruity blackberry taste with floral notes. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Mid-bodied. Dryish floral resiny blackberry aftertaste with grassy spicy notes. Lovely! Fresh and drinkable. (0.284l cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Enjoyit (3757) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2013
Clear golden of color with a small white head. An aroma of butter, hay and grainy - and weak plastic. A flavor of butter, hay, plastic and bread.

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