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Brewed by Portobello
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
North Kensington, England

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ Gunmakers, 13 Eyre Street Hill, Clerkenwell, Greater London, England EC1R 5ET.

[ As Portobello Pale ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light apple. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. [20140805]

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (4250) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(cask) hazy deep golden colour with a creamy off-white head. aroma of barnyard and grass, slightly yeasty, with a hint of bread dough and some light marzipan. flavour is mostly grainy pale malts and caramel, slightly salty, with a hint of earth and a slightly astringent yeasty finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldgeezer (72) - brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
cask at the Finborough.pleasant blond pale ale with low hopping.good condition .

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gary (1502) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Cask @ Magpie. Brentford. Golden rake. Golden ,dub. Floral hop nose. There is some decent hop texture aromatic suggestions of earthy lime grapefruit. pine wood. Dusty. A backbase of sweet malt caramel. This is ok but the style usually bores my ass. Turn the hop volume up!!!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (6232) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
Cask - Piney hops and pale malts. Clear gold with a thin white head. Pale malts and soft light bittering hops. Basic, but decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4372) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Cask handpull at the ring bar Southwark. Nice clear pale golden coloured pour with a lasting light white head. Aroma us straw wet grass, earthy and yeast esters. Flavour is light base malts with classic English hop, slight grass, chalky water profile and assertive bitterness. Clean ferment. Palate is dry with moderate carbonation and good bright condition. Nice lingering zing of citrus. Tasty drop.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 30 Jan 2013. Poured a clear, deep golden colour, with a thick white head. Aroma of malts, light pine needles and lemon zest. Tropical fruit flavours, some grassy hop bitterness and biscuity malt. Finish was chewy grain, resin and dried fruits.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13021) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2014
Golden-amber. Lightly fruity w melon notes. Earthy APA-type rich resiny hops. Light hop aroma...delicate malts.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1418) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Cask at JDWs at Tower Hill. Straw colour with a nice head that seems to stay through the pint. Refreshing, some citrus and a dry bitter finish. Very drinkable, good example of the style.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4917) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
Golden with next to no head. It’s got a firm hop to it, especially in its nose with sweeter fruit notes for its flavour.


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