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Brewed by Purple Moose (Y Bragdy Mws Piws)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Porthmadog, Wales

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A golden coloured best bitter with a perfect balance of malt flavour and floral hop aroma.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1769) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Pint at The Eagles Inn, Llanuwchllyn, Wales. Great golden colour, floral English hops with fruity notes. Has a good rounded bitterness. Very refreshing. I look forward to many more pints of this on my future trips to Wales.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
zach8270 (3502) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2013
(bottle - 500 ml) Hazy amber pour with a thin white head. Odd aroma of semi-sweet malts and some grassy hops. Flavor is a bit odd as well. Overly bitter and slightly reminiscent of boiled vegetables. Not a fan.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (948) - ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Cask. Very slight haze in light pale gold. Thin white, but steady head. Light fruity nose, berries - Strawberry, blackberry. More berry in the mouth, with some added bramble woodiness. Nettles. Grass. Strong bitter lemon finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - FEB 25, 2013
There is no doubt about the fact that this is a great session ale. A kind of American style hoppy bitter edge to every mouthful. Clean dry ending. Fruity aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
porkpie (7) - - FEB 9, 2013 does not count
Bottle. Light and easy drinking. Subtle flavours - malt and light citrus hoppiness, earthy aftertaste. Better on Cask but still pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (4183) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2012
Hopped cloudy golden ale, no head, and bitter hopped in taste. Goes down well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (704) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle. A clear, blonde ale, minimal head. Smells sweet and mildly hoppy. Taste is weak and watery but with a pleasant hops kick at the end, some ginger. Drinkable but not memorable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (3905) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2012
3rd August 2012 saw me in ‘The Crown Inn’ Oakengates and having four hand-pulled pints of this fine brew. Almost clear body of light amber/deep gold with a white, lasting head of bubbles. Very floral nose: some malts in the aroma as well, but completely overshadowed by the floral hops. The taste is almost a reverse of the smell: the hops now playing second fiddle to the maltier content and only coming into their own as the mouth dries and a semi-bitterness arrives. Medium bodied; and easy to drink (hence the four pints).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
ralphdot (988) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2012
4.2% amber colour with a thin head, malty aroma, fruity caramel taste, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3001) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2012
Cask at GBBF’12, London: Clear amber coloured brew with an sweet hoppy taste and sweet firmy finish.


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