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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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leaparsons' rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8632) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Golden with a white foam. Aromas are white grape and lemon with biscuit and lager malts. Light woodiness with floral notes and light oranges. Flavours are lemon and peach with light pine and spices. Nutty with grapefruit and yeast. Dry and peppery to finish. Very nice.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (683) - - APR 17, 2015
Quite a mild but well rounded aroma but a massive hit of taste. A little cloudy. Golden amber colour. A little aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4157) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
Bottle. Golden and clear. Lovely hoppy flavour which is very powerful but doesn’t take over completely. There is also a slight bitterness that results in a gentle bitter aftertaste. A very pleasant beer although I would describe it as an IPA rather than a golden ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davestanleylfc (4) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015 does not count
This really is a fantastic little beer, very hoppy standard American Pale ale, I had there Yankee Beer the other day, this is a bit hoppier than the Yankee, which I love, full of flavour light hints of Citrus, gorgeous Blonde Colour

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (302) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A deep golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of citrus grapefruit, peach, pear, some caramel and slight pine. Taste of citrusy and dry grapefruit, peach, pear, herbal hops, caramel and some spiciness. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A soft peppery hop bitterness in the finish. A really good golden ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (2753) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Mar 2015 - Keg at Draft House, 5.0%. Pale orange, pretty clear, lightly sparkling, big foamy white head, full lacing. Aroma is passionfruit, lime, flowers, liquorice. Body is medium, slightly foamy, tingly carbonation. Taste is passionfruit, straw, light bubblegum, aloe vera, grassy bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4387) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Can. Poured light amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet citrus and soft malt. Light body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StuartC (56) - Lochgilphead, Argyll, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2015
Can from Fyne Wines, Argyll. Bright gold with some bubbles and a small head; Soft woody-oily aroma with notes of soft leather and lemon zest; Medium bodied with good spritz; Cereal flavours on palate, cornflakes and soft cinnamon, bitter grapefruit on finish. Not sure what to make of this beer: A bitter Pale Ale or a baby IPA??? A beer to sit on the fence with...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1147) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Clear dark golden. Not much head. Aroma of bitter orange marmelade and chocolate biscuits. Similar taste, with chocolate sweetness. Low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scottishchris (349) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Can from the hive. Clear light gold, small white head. Citrus, faint grapefruit. Bitter and medium body. Long finish. The best of the Roosters I've tried.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (1826) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy golden body with a thin off-white head. Lively carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of Earl Grey tea, grapefruit, tangerine, celery and toffee apple. Flavour of grapefruit, caramel and lemon sweets. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. A subtle, moreish beer - lovely stuff.


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