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Brewed by Roosters
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Knaresborough, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; special for Wetherspoons Real Ale Festival October 2013.
This new pale ale, brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival, presents the floral and citrus fruit aromas of the hops used, set against a pale malt backdrop, resulting in a light, fruity and easy-drinking experience.
Hops used: Cascade, Centennial, Citra


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2370) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Cask@pretty bricks, walsall. Golden beer with medium head and patchy lacing. Aroma of malts and biscuit. Taste is biscuit, pale malts and some citrus. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Oct 2013 during Spoons Festival - Pale Gold in colour. Very Fruity; lemon citrus and some tropical fruits. Hoppy; piney and grassy hops. Malty backbone; biscuity malts. Fruit dominant but good overall balance. Lovely fruity moderately bitter hoppy throughout. Easy drinking. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1450) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Cask in the Flower Pot, Derby. A pale golden ale with a small white head. Quite a smooth, oily feel to it. A bit watery tasting at first - all the flavour is in the finish which has lots of grapefruit and a touch of caramel. Decent stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6523) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
At the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol, October 2013. Pale gold with a decent white head. Decent, citrus hops, some crisp malts and a dryish finish. Good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4223) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Cask at the white lady, Edinburgh. Pours clear yellow-orange with a creamy white head. Soft aromas of light malt, light citrus, lemon more than orange. Light bitter taste. Decent quaffing pint.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4674) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Cask at the Hope Tap (JDW), Reading. Straw with a tight white head; lemony citrus aroma; citrus taste, with a grainy, chalky, body; the finish is clean and crisp with residual sweetness. A characterful golden ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Cask at the Victoria Station Spooneria - high up above the trainset - 24/10/13. Lightly hazed goldenblond with a moderate off white covering that retains well. Nose is earthy hops, bitter orange, citrus fruit, grassy tones. Taste comprises orange sherbet, background hops, lemon squash, straw. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry grassy bitterness in the finish. Ok GB.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
29th October 2013
The Playhouse, Spoons. Cask. Pretty much a clear gold beer with a tidy white head. Light palate, slightly dry. Modest fine carbonation. Nice floral orange - tangerine - lemon, all light. Pretty decent and drinkable. Light and floral.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (917) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask @ Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford. Yellow gold, little head. Nice aroma: lemony, peppery, Cascade. Taste is less satisfying. Too bitter and sour for what the aroma promises. Not a great balance.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3378) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2013
Dark golden colour. Very intense tropical fruit hop aroma. Quite thick and sticky. Strong hop flavour. Medium bitterness.


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