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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alcester, England

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask: Regular
Brewed with Maris Otter, Caragold and Wheat Malt with Hallertau bittering hops and Cascade and Willamette aroma hops. Light copper in colour with a great hop character and citrus overtones.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2010
UPDATED: APR 18, 2014
Sept, 2010 Cask, Salisbury, Covent Garden on the Welcome Pub Crawl. Hoppy and fresh and tasty. Nice beer served in good condition. [3.3]
April, 2014 Turf Tavern, Oxford. Standard best bitter. Soft amber caramel - few hops. Drinkable. Unremarkable. [2.7]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1758) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2010
Cask - The Rumsey Wells, Norwich. Pours dark golden, has a clearing haze and a bubbly off-white head with moderate length Bittersweet grapefruit and orange aromas. Tangerine, peach and more of that lovely grapefruit bittersweetness in the finish. Length of the finish is just about right, soft with some bite and dryness on a light to medium body. Pretty bloody good in all.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - AUG 5, 2010
Cask- Amber with an off white head. Aroma is lightly hoppy, mild caramel maltiness. Taste is a nice hoppiness, with a background sweetness coming through. Thought this was quite good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2010
Cask. Aroma is quite hoppy, (citrus) some notable malt as well, orange, slim custard head. Flavour is orange, with a decent malt accompanying. Light bodied, very well balanced, bitter west coast as can be for a UK offering. Seems to be a really fine rendition of an American IPA. Terrific!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 14, 2010
Cask @ Gunmakers, London. Golden with a lively white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus hops and honeyish malt. Good bitterness that leads to a hoppy finish. I enjoyed this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009, 5th August 09. Very slightly hazy golden amber. Firm small white head. Fresh hop aroma hits you before you can get the glass to your lips! Lots of citrus & grapefruit. Classic modern golden ale but it doesn’t go "above & beyond".

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7390) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2009
Cask (handpump) at the Plough, Worcester. Old gold colour. A bit citric in the aroma. Fairly dry initially impression. Some fruity notes. Finishes bone dry and slightly astringent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6110) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2009
Cask at the Gunmaker’s Arms. Lovely. Fine malty base to a flowery hoppy flavour. Dust, roses, some fine, this is a bit Mid-Atlantic in style. Even served in a nice branded glass.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2009
[Cask at the Good Food Show 2009, NEC, Birmingham] Gold, slight white head, moderate carbonation. A lovely refreshing herb-and-flower flavour with hints of citrus and a well-balanced gentle dry bitterness in the finish. Nice!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4836) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2009
On tap at The Gunmakers, Clerkenwell. Amber with a small, tan, creamy head. Fruity and earthy with hints of biscuit. Good bitterness. Not bad.


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