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

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Light, hoppy pale ale


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8348) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2014
Half pint in fine condition at The Gunmakers. Patchy white head to a pale golden body, slightly hazy. Spotty lacing. Moderate aromas of grassy hops. Refreshing flavour profile of bitter hops offset by mild malty sweetness. Drying hops on the swallow. Fine drinkability matching the pub food (London 23.09.2014).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Cask at the Hare and Billet, Blackheath. Jonquil coloured pour with a white head. Aromas of bitter citrus and a modicum of sulphur. Bitter fruit and stewed veg flavour. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2338) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2014
Cask @ Bree Louise. Heavy notes of citrus, elderflower and flour. A bit dry. Refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (8258) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Keg, The King’s Head, Leicester. Golden with a thin head. Aromas are biscuit with lemon and light grapefruit. Hints of pineapple with melon and cardboard. Flavours are grain with lemon. Some hints of cheese with a bit of a dead character and too much fizz. Enough to put you off keg. £2.20 for a half of this limp effort. Pah!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (424) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 21, 2014
Cask at the Mason’s Arms, Devonshire Street 19/7/14. Pours pale golden. Very hoppy aroma. Great session beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nilz (413) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Cask in the The ?wo Brewers, Covent Garden. A clear light gold, minimal head. Aroma, mild malts, taste: a mild malty and gentle bitter. Nice ale even if I’d go for a bit more character myself but refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1625) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury world sup beer festival. Hazy amber colour bubbly white head. Aroma is citrus fruity. Taste is good sweet malts citrus grapefruit good hoppy bitter finish. Medium body. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1358) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Cask at Woody’s in Kingston. Keeps head well, straw like colour. Light citrus, biscuity malt base, fairly full mouthful. Good example of the style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1861) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at JDW, Streatham Hill. Pours gold with a white head. Light biscuit and lemon aroma. Light body, mild carbonation. Lemon, grass, light toast, hint of orange... Mild bitter finish. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2014. Rather a tasty golden ale. Good condition good lemon grapefruit. Good flavours. Sharp. Rather likeable. Woke a very jaded palate up.


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