Brewed by Potbelly
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kettering, England


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Special. Brewed in association with the folk band Bellowhead to coincide with their Hedonsim album and tour.
A mid strength, golden beer. A bitter ale with a hint of grapefruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1799) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2011
Cask - The Fat Cat Brewery Tap/The Cider Shed. Clear golden orange with a fine, loose & lacing white head. Orange & biscuit aromas. Quite a tangy orangy flavour profile. Light to medium body, soft mouthfeel, tangy aftertaste with a light grassy, pithy bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2011
Cask at GBBF London august 2011. Pale beer. Fresh floral aroma. Hoppy nice taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23307) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
Cask at Craft. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of grass, hops and berries. Fruity flavour of grass and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (13157) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at Craft Beer, London. Pale golden, small offwhite head. Hoppy grassy aroma. Hoppy flavor, grassy, fruity, some citrus, some spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34798) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2011
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and mild citrusy. Peachy, citrusy, grapefruity and lingering citrusy. Bitter, citrusy, smooth fruity and mild sweet flavoured. Bitter and crisp hoppy into a mild fruity and citrusy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8256) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2011
Cask, gravity at The Fox Inn, Wilbaston, Northamptonshire on the Welland Valley Beer Festival Sat 11th June 2011 Pours light gold with a thin white rim. There is a touch of hoppy sting on the tongue, little bit metallic, light citrus flavour’s also show. Its fine. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8784) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2011
Cask, Criterion, Leicester. Hazy gold with a white foam. Aromas are biscuit and citrus with dusty yeast. Lightly woody with apricot jam. Flavours are clean woody, dry hops with lightly bitter lemon and yeast. Refreshing with some spritz. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14984) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2010
Cask gravity at GBBF 2010. Gold, lasting off white head. Some honey herb to this. Quite good hop on finish, touch of biscuit on finish. Rather likeable if just a touch too full/touch of puke.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2011 Cask Conditioned Handpump Wig & Pen Northampton. A straw blonde coloured beer with a white head and lacing. A really nice hoppy beer with orange and grapefruit notes. Quite delicate but really tasty. Good citricity. Easy drinking and good. Score 3.7
Subsequent ratings scored 3.4, 3.5 and 3.3. Average becomes 3.5

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (17830) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
5th August 2010. GBBF.
Presented as ’Hedonism’. Hazy gold beer, sudy white head. Light dry palate. Floral dryness dominates a little hop fruit in to submission. Overdry finish. How many times have I written that today about UK beers?

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