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Brewed by Redwillow
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Macclesfield, England

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Our winter season pale ale, hopped with Australian Galaxy to give citrus and passion fruit flavours and a clean crisp finish. Yet another lovely hoppy pale ale.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14187) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2012 cask at outhside ... golden amber ... thin white ... zezty lemon nose ... soft juicy fruits ... sweet lemon ... litght lemon peel .... 3.7 cask at caley ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft floral peachy orange ... light pine zezt nose ... soft fruits ... big zezty orange pine ... juicy fruits ... soft floral hop ... light peel finish ..3.6 cask at cloister ... golden amber ... soft sweet orange fruit nose ... zezty fruits ... bitter light floral hop ... big peach orange ... very nice 3.8 as yesterday ... this is great session

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (10139) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Victoria, Birmingham. Hazy gold with white head. Lots of refreshing bitterness with a distinct grapefruit note. Lasting on the palate with an additional mango sweetness, grassy and really very good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2012
On cask at The Caley Sample Rooms for The Redwillow Night. Pours a dark golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of caramel, pine and grass. Similar flavours and fairly bitter with moderate carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10768) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. Pours pale yellow with a fine, white foam head. Ripe citrus nose. Medium sweet flavor with some lemon, fructose, mango, moderate straw bitterness and lemon rind. Light in body with fine carbonation. Sticky sweet finish with some doughy, biscuity malts, lots of juicy citrus, some mild grass and straw. Sweet but highly drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (1848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2013
Cask in Kings Head, Clapham. Hazy yellow amber, white head. Nose is fruity citrous grapefruit, orange, grassy, straw, herby (thyme?), litte honey. Taste is citrousy lemon and grapefruit, grassy, herby, bit menthol or pine. Quite fruity and floral. Lots of flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
11th June 2012
Cask at the Craft. Light haze on this pale gold beer. Little white head. Smooth palate, dry and a little silky. Mild citrus fruits. Smooth orange with a whisper of tropical fruits. Quite a dry finish but smooth as well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Cask and Barrel Southside, 26 West Preston Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9PZ.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, light grapefruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120421]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8664) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Friends Of Ham Leeds 28/11/12. A golden coloured beer with a golden head. A spritzy zesty noce. Sharp citrussy hopping in the mouth but it comes over as overharsh. Also seems a bit thin. Disappointing for Redwillow sadly.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1394) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2012
Gravity tap at Northwich Beer Festival 21/09/2012 Fruity, dry, with some barley tastes to it

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012
From cask at Cloisters. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small, creamy and chalk white head. Aroma is light citrusy hoppy, grapes. Bitter, greasy hoppy and light dusty. Once again, half year old ssouthern hemisphere hops...dry and bitter finish, light citrusy.


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