Theydon_Bois (5201) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Tiwckenham Green, 15/11/13.
Lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is toasted malts, citric fruit tang, bitter orange, light mango and grapefruit.
Taste comprises orange pith, light pine, earthy hops, touch of grapefruit marmalade, mandarin, ripe mango.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, grassy bitterness with subtle hop notes in the closure.
Cracking golden blonde number.
abemorsten (2191) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample from bottle at the Cardinal stand at Nærbø, Ølfestivalen 2013. Clear golden body with a white film. Grassy light malts on the nose. Flavors add a resiny bitterness. Medium bodied and smooth to drink. Long finish.
gunnar (4291) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From bottle at Nærbøfestivalen 13. Pours clear weak golden with a tiny layer on top. Citrussy hops aroma, weak. Taste starts soft bitter, resiny and wood,moderate sweet malty backbone, ordinary.
madmitch76 (12076) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
17th March 2013
Bright clear gold beer with a small off white head. Palate is light and crisp and semi dry. Minerals. Thin creamy malt base. Light clean hops, semi sweet citrus. Lime - lemon with a touch of grapefruit. Slight lager tone in the mid. Minerally crisp finish with a whisper of banana. Nice clean refreshing beer. Lime peel aftertaste.
Sigmund (4499) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 5.0%. Hops are Chinook and Citra. Golden colour, moderate to low white head. Aroma mainly of citrussy hops, a hint of pine too. The flavour is dominated by piney / resinous and grapefruity hops, medium sweet malts in the background. Very bitter aftertaste.
kerenmk (1563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 28, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at CAMRA York Beer and Cider Festival, 21.9.2013. Bright gold, clear, white head. Hops and carrots in the nose, bitter, soft, harmless taste. Medium body, mildly bitter finish.
Holmen1 (1670) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fra flaske på Cardinaltreff sep-13: en ipa med citra og chinook, og det kjenne både på aroma og smak. Frisk og god, lett å drikke - hva mer trenger man egentlig for å ha det bra?
Grumbo (421) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask handpull at S.Fowler & Co, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Golden brown colour, with a white head. Good lacing. Very hoppy aroma, bitterness to finish. Creamy texture with minimal carbonation.
BOSSbrewer (1018) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Great beer. One of the best I've had in the UK so far, out of about 45. Jd on cask at the King of Wessex in Bath. Well hopped. Creamy head. Lots of citrus. Very nice.
evergreen0199 (1627) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Tyburn (Wetherspoons), Marble Arch, London. A golden/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, fruity, malty aroma. Similar taste, hoppy, malty, tropical/citrus fruit. Really enjoyed this golden ale and it was in a Spoons. I ended up drinking 6 pints of it.