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


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25094) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5331) - 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 (5967) - 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 (3086) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2456) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear pale golden, thin bubbly white head, minimal lacing, fruity hop aroma, apple flavour balanced by the malt, easy to drink, a bit bland

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (10792) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2012
Cask @ Charlies Bar, Cph.
Light hazy yellow with a small, white film head. Aroma has mild bread and light sweetness. Not much, really. Lowish carbonation, rather watery. Flavour is quite sweet, doughy, grassy. Fairly bitter finsh. Boring and a bit unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29691) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and light cornish malty. Bitter, toasted malty and dry citrusy to grassy hoppy. Dry and grassy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kermis (4293) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2012
Draft at Charlie’s Bar. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus, light malt and light vinegar, but not unpleasant. Flavour is light sweet and bitter, slight metallic. Light bodied and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2012
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass and caramel. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of grapefruits. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3185) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2012
Hand pulled pint in the local (Cock Hotel, Wellington, Shropshire) on 6th April 2012. This is a regular guest around Shropshire and I was surprised I hadn’t reviewed it before. Light golden body (almost lager-like) with a thinning white head. Aroma a mini-mix of mild malty molasses and citrusy hops: they come and go in the breeze interchanging as they go. The taste is also a mix of the same flavours in the smell: the beer becoming a little more bitter towards the end of each sip. Looks weaker than it is: good depth of flavours with an alcohol content that suits it.

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