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


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11664) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Cask conditioned at The Blue Bell, York. Gold with white head. Slightly thinnish, malty, biscuity beer, there is a light, leafy hop note, some bitterness, some floral notes. It’s okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
R4N5H (386) - SINGAPORE - AUG 29, 2015
Draught at The Three Johns in Angel Islington on 19-Aug-2015. Cask. Golden amber colour with a thin white head. Light bitter taste - some malt and biscuit, caramel, floral hops and citrus fruits. Not bad but not particularly exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hippoman (258) - Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask at The Magnet, Stockport, £2.70/pint. Pours mid amber with thin white head, crystal clear. Floral sweet, slightly soapy nose. Very flat texture, slightly resinous with mainly malt-driven flavour under some clean floral and light fruit notes. Longish dry finish. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7332) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Cask at the standing order. Pours golden amber, nice and fruity, light bitter taste but too thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3171) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (2255) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7150) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7029) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5291) - 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.

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