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


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dynamiteninja (1488) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2010
Cask @ GBBF. Thin fluffy white head, clear straw-gold body. Smells of strong hops, floral notes. Bitter. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4237) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask@Derby Beer Festival 2010. Vibrant golden beer with a light head. The aroma is dry and fruity, and the flavour is dry and mildly malty. Overall an average golden beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8033) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
Cask, Derby Fest 10. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are toast malts with loads of peach and lemon with woody pine. Spritzy yeast and sherbet. Flavours are sweet lemon and biscuit with lager malts. Sweet hops with a dry, nutty finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2009
Cask gravity, Solihull 09. Sweet floral and tangerine aroma. Tea, rounded sweet clementine and dunked Rich Tea, rasp of hop dryness. Bit flat and one dimensional. Headless gold, minimal carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6209) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask-conditoned at the Imperial (JDW), Exeter 26/07/09. Pale golden in colour with a decent white head. Big, citrus and pineapple hop aroma with some sweet malts in support. Flavours of marmalade, more exotic fruit, digestives, with a decently dry finish. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Marble Arch Inn, 73 Rochdale Rd, Manchester, Greater Manchester England M4 4HY.
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate to light heavy hoppy, flowers, citrus. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is creamy - oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090715]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2009
Handpull @ ’Sporks, Crosse Keys. Golden with a white head. Nose of sweet malts, grassy hops and a bit of fruit. Taste is much the same with sweet biscuity malts, nice grassy hops and some tropical fruitiness. Ends dry and bitter, went well with my curry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2008
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Dark gold with a lasting white head. Buttery aroma with some citrus hoppiness. Sharp hoppy taste with the butter continuing in the background.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2008
Another class act from the excellent Phoenix (they’ll always be Oak to me) brewery. Light gold colour with lasting head. Very citrussy on the nose. Satisfying malt body with suitable bitterness on the finish. A winner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6453) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2007
cask at bon accord, glasgow. dull golden with a decent white head, firm texture, aroma of white grape and tropical fruit, some pleasant citric tartness, modest bitterness, pretty drinkable

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