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

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A golden bitter.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10992) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2015
Draught (Regal (JDW), Cambridge) (6:3:6:3:13-=3.1-)
A simple pale bitter. Slight appley ester aromas, some caramel. Harshly bitter, a bit dull. Undergrowthy bitter finish, a bit dirty. A bit meh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (1832) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Cask at Playfair. Mild aroma with bitterish fruits, wood, slight honey. Tastes grassy hops, citrus and fruits, bitter finish. Quite simple.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3630) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Cask at JDW WIQ, London. it pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Aroma is crispy and bready, with notes of biscuit, citrus and pine. Taste is medium bitter with light sweetness and notes of citrus peel and bread. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, nice golden ale

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1272) - Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a yellow gold with a white head. Nice citrus aroma and a crisp bitter taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2364) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Cask union rooms batley. Golden good white head lace. Aroma is fruity taste same decent hoppy bitter finish. Medium body. Ok stuff

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2222) - DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Cask. Clear golden with a small white head. Wood, dry flowers, honey, light caramel, hay. Light/medium body, some sweetness, long light/medium bitter and dry finish. Not too crisp, sits a bit heavy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 23 Apr 2012. Poured a clear, dark golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of light citrus, passionfruit and caramel. Malt forward flavours, with some soft fruit and biscuit. Finish was peal, grass and chewy grain.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Don2711 (249) - - APR 16, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2015 Drinks well all the way down. Nice bitter taste with good malt flavours. Hint of caramel and fruit. Best bitter in a while. Tried almost a year after first tasting. Really still great. + 0.2 as my tasting has improved with experience. Recommend.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3262) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
Cask at JDW, very ;lively - needed multiple glasses pulled to get one full one, then deep gold with a lasting white head and a biscuit, peach and grapefruit nose. Initrial light sweetness is swept away by a drying citrus and malt body, hints of bread, grapes and grapefruit. Very nice.

4.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kerching (1) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014 does not count
A lovely session beer. Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with white head. Ideal on a spring day , refreshing . great


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