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


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.

   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 (7705) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2007
Clear straw yellow body topped by a large white head that lasts. Hoppy, leafy, tart nose of mango, orange and bitter herbs that lasts and leave a bitter impression. Pretty dry mouth presence underbearing soft exotic and citrusy suggestions with obvious pepper notes. Surprisingly easy, yet complex session ale. Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34004) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2007
Cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow. A golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma is mainly sweet malty. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw and citrus from the hops. Jens! What do you know about beer? Love from Mes&Sim!!! (I guess the latter part of the rating is not mine - hmmm, but how did it get in to my note book I have no idea)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 2, 2007
cask Bon Accord Glasgow ... Golden Yellow ... light lager hop ...light very fruity lager hop ... some sherbert.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rickgordon (3851) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2007
Cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow. Pale golden colour. Fruity, citric aroma. Pale, light malty flavour with grassy bitterness at instant. Puckering dryness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (17304) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow) Golden color, white head. Malty, fruity aroma, some banana and toffee notes. Fruity, citric flavor with nice hops and some spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (6495) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 28, 2007
Cask conditioned at the Bon Accord, Glasgow. Golden colour, moderate head. Pleasant fruity / citrussy aroma, some malts too. Reasonably malty flavour with a distinct grapefruity hoppy bitterness. Nice beer.

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