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Brewed by Pictish
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Rochdale, England

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
A refreshing, straw coloured ale with crisp malt flavours and a robust hoppy finish.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear light yellow orange color with a small, virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, tropical fruits, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, and a dry finsh. Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. (070808)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29022) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2010
Cask. A hazy light golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt and flowery hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of flowers and hops. The body is light. Lovely refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Yellowish golden colour, not much head. Aroma is nectary and wooden with some mild fruityness. Flavour is mild fruits, some wood and a bit saltwatery notes. Creeping bitterness all the way through.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2009
13th March 2008. Hoppy fruity beer with a dry finish. A little more zing than usual for the type.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13921) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2009
cask in bow bar edinburgh ... pale yellow ... big white foam head ... grapefruit hop nose ... dry hop quite bitter ... little peaty ... sharp grapefruit ... big clean grapefruit finnish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
Cask, 4.3% at GBBF08. Good honey flavour with medium bitterness. Clear golden colour. Small frothy head. 636311

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (13156) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2008
Cask handpull at London Drinker BF 08. Pale gold, lasting bubbly white head. For me, it has diacetyl on the aroma. OK, after that. Decent citrusy hoppy golden beer, but the diacetyl spoils it for me.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Dull dark straw. Thin head. Slightly appley but otherwise bland aroma, light body and same uneventful, sweetish character.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Wheatish grain aroma with fruity notes. Dry and grainy malt flavour

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Sweet fruity aroma with mild caramel notes. Sweet flavor with fruity noted. Ends with discrete bitterness.


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