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

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Cask; Seasonal - May to August


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8672) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Becketts Bank Leeds 14/07/14. A golden coloured beer with a whitish head and lace. A nice fruity beer. Peachy notes are good. malt balances nicely making it an easy drinking tasty beer with a good body. Liked it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3782) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Cask @ The King’s Arms in Salford. Mild fruit hop and taste but very pleasant in this respect. Deep amber with a v small head.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1354) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2012
First tasted this at Gabriels, Paisley in July 1999. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear amber red in colour with a thin white head. sweet smell of damp raisins in the short aroma. Thin but creamy mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts give a moist maltloaf base with raisins, sultanas and dates. Slight prickle of dusty hops gives a short bitter aftertaste. Finish is sweet and malty with strong biscuity overtones present in the mouth. An ok session bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2007
Cask@Market Porter, Borough. Reddish amber colour, creamy mediumsized white head. Aroma is sweet fruity hops along with nectar and wood. Flavour is nectar, wood and a lot of fruits in a nice balance. Aftertaste is fruity nectar and the mouth leaves really dry afterwards.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2007
Copper with a small white head. Fruity aroma, blackberry and other berries. Fruity dry flavour, refreshing, and just a perfectly made bitter. I love the berry aroma.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 13, 2007
Cask, Market Porter. Copper, thin white head. Nose is hoppy fresh citrus, touch of spice and butter. Mouth is slightly brackish bitterness. One-dimensional. Palate is slightly fruity, slightly dry. Alright.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2007
Cask@MarketPorter. Sweet caramel malts aroma with herbal hops. Amber color, off-white head, good lace. Fruity, caramel, malts, light hoppy, little sticky.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2009 1. Cask Handpump at Wilkie’s Tavern, Warrington 03/06/2002 Amber golden coloured creamy and slightly citrus flavour. Dry hop finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Crown Inn, Stockport 25/07/2009 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and fruity pear flavour with a little dryness and bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2004
Pale amber brew with the usual Phoenix rich fruitiness in aroma and flavour. Lots of full maltiness and flowery, sappy, orangey hops then a sweet yet dry and bitter finish. (cask @ Queen’s Arms, Cheetham)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2004
Mid amber colour. Faint aroma. No complexity in the flavours, but clean, crisp and a touch citric, with some malt in the background. A little sweet and soft on the finish. Respectable stuff. Cask (handpump), Lord Moon of the Mall (JDW), Whitehall, London SW1.


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