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

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Light, hoppy pale ale


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (2937) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Cask. Clear amber, still, small bubbly white head, light lacing. Aroma is light, musty dried flowers. Body is light, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is thin toffee and orange, shandy, peppery spice, varnish, dry straw. The varnish element grated with the food a bit.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (2114) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2015
April 15, 2015. Cask at Oliver Twist.
Golden with small white head. Aroma is crisp malty, some frutiy notes and slight metallic. Taste is crisp, malty and bready sweetness, light to medium bitter with some citrus notes. Light bodied, soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (10343) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 26, 2015
Cask (Angleterre, Helsinki)
Black tea aroma. Pale, frothy head. Ewwwww, sour taste. And now I get that in the aroma too. Minerally and almost chalky. Finish is packed full of popcorn. Such a shame it’s on the turn, this would be a good sessionable pale bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjs (5116) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2015
(Cask at Angleterre, 20150426) The beer poured pale golden and clear. Its head was small and white and it lasted long. Aroma had fruitiness, grass and grain. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, grain, tartness, sourness, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste was mildly sour and bitter. The sourness was too weird but otherwise nice brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4615) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
How: Cask.
Where: Oliver Twist, Stockholm.
Appearance: Golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Hops, some citrus and spices.
Body: Light body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, malt.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tide (2110) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 20, 2015
Cask at Black Door. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, malts and grass. Bitter finish with citrus and grass. Poor brew, almost no taste at all.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (20758) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2015
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear golden. Fruity nose with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Mid dry eitj some hay and grains. Low-medium bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5490) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a small head. Golden session ale with a light hoppiness and an easy drinking texture. There’s hints of fruit in this ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1580) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Cask at the Magpie & Crown, Brentford on 31st January 2015. Slightly hazy amber with shallow off-white foam and partial lacing. Hoppy, yeasty aromas. Rich biscuit malts and mildly citric hops in-mouth. Finish is a continuation of maltiness, but with a bitter note developing in rear of mouth, whilst fruitiness resounds elsewhere. Light-bodied with a zingy mouthfeel.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
MissPxx (757) - - DEC 24, 2014
Fruity, grapey kind of aroma. Slightly cloudy. Really vinegary tasting. Not a fan at all. Won't be ordering this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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