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


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask & bottle; Regular.

Originally brewed in association with the folk band Bellowhead to coincide with their Hedonism album and tour. Subsequently retained as a permanent beer.
A light coloured bitter with a citrus hoppy finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - 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 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1288) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
Bottle from Waitrose Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Clear gold with a white head. Smooth natural carbonation with gentle mixed hops with some citrus notes. A lovely aperItif.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Hazy golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, wood, nectar and some mild yeasty notes. Flavour is citrusfruits along with some mild wood, sap and nectar. Pleasant and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40447) - 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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Leicester beer festival. Gravity. Light coloured bitter. Nice citrus note. Easy to drink. Its nice but only OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2014
On cask at Greyhound, Hartshill. Pours amber with off white head. Creamy mouthfeel, some caramel, bit of citrus. Easy drinking and a pleasant surprise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, 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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16873) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2016
Gravity dispense at Ealing BF, 06/07/16. Clear golden blonde with a decent off White head. Nose is tangerine, straw, orange peel, light bready notes. Taste comprises tangerine, fresh grass, apricot, light bread dough, pineapple, airy malts. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with a juicy hop tingle. Decent golde fayre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 03/08/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured floral and hoppy with a hint of bitterness in a malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18188) - 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.

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