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


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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1949) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Pours a blonde colour. Taste is dry and wheat beer like. Some citrus on the palate. Quite a good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MayumiH (938) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Cask at London Drinker Beer Festival. Clear golden colour, no head. Citrus fruit taste. Lightly hoppy. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2015
On cask at Congress, Longton. Pours golden with white head. Hoppy golden session, bitter finish. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (962) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Nice pint on cask at the hornet in Rochdale perfect looking pint with I need finger of white head that leaves nice ringlets all the way down glass citrus syruppy taste but not overdone would have guessed at this being an american pa or English pa if it had no description decent pint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask The Blacksmith’s Arms, St Albans on 22 Sep 2012. Poured a pale golden colour, with a light haze and a thin white head. Aroma of grassy hop, tropical fruit and bread. Citrus hop in the flavour, a bit dry with dusty grain and wheat. Finish was crisp apples, chewy malt and straw.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (4093) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 20, 2013
Cask at The Fringe Bar, Manchester, September 2013. Pale golden with a clear white head and lace. Earth, dried apricot aroma, Malt, a little bitter, mild and nice taste. Light body, slightly malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2013
Cask @ The Pub, Leicester. Light coloured golden beer. Citrus aroma, nice zingy hoppy taste. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2013
Poured golden with a small white head, floral aroma. Medium body, flavour is orange/lemon hop with slight bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4757) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden yellow, thin white head, no lacing, very mild fruity citrus aroma, soft carbonation, thin body, weak lemon flavour, dry finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1589) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in October 2012. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear gold in colour with a thin white head. Hint of crisp green apple in the very short aroma. Resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt base gives a full juicy fruit base of citrus flavours with kiwi and gooseberry to the fore. Dusty hop resins present in the long dry bitter aftertaste. Finish is very dry with astringent tart grapefruit rind giving mouth puckering pith left in the mouth. An ok session Blond Ale for hop lovers but not a session ale for me - far too astringent.

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