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

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
Gold Medal:Cask conditioned ale 3.8-4.5% ABV Brewing Industry International Awards 2005 Munich Maris Otter and Golden Promise malt, soft Yorkshire water and 4 aroma hops. Pale coloured, premium aromatic bitter. Tropical fruit/floral aromas. Full tasting, well balanced.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2555) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell on 30 Jun 2012. Poured a slightly hazy, mid golden colour, with a rocky white head. Aroma of citrus hops, tropical fruit and grain. Caramel in the flavour, with pineapple and peal. Finish was light, with some grass, bread and cereal.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (3073) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, bitterness, dryness, some hops and malts.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4791) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
(Cask at Black Door, 20141114) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had fruitiness and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, sweetness, earth, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and bitter. A decent but too sweet pale ale.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
14th June 2012
Cask at the CP&K, Scopey’s Birthday Bash. Clear gold beer, little white head. Light dry palate with mild carbonation. Mild orange hops. Pretty dry finish. A bit non descript and I expect better from Roosters.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
On cask at the Bell Bell. Pours a light golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of lemon, pineapple caramel and yeast. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Lovely!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3084) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2012
Cask by air pressure at Geordie’s Byre, Ayr (7 Apr 12) - mild cereal malt aroma, clear golden ale, good off-white head, biscuit, cereal, very slight bitterness

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2012
a good session ale. lovely sun drenched straw colour, thick white head. fruity citrus aroma and a similar taste with a definite earthy note to the finish. cask. blind jacks. knaresborough.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2012
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours clear gold with a small, white foam head. Nice and bready, doughy aroma with some straw. Light sweet flavor, faint citrus, some hay. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Mild sweet finish, light hay and straw bitters, some mild citrus. Decent sessioner.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35992) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ Southampton Arms, 139 Highgate Road, London, Greater London, England NW5 1LE.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, spicy, herbal, health sweets. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, grass - straw, spicy, herbs - herbal. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110729]

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Cask@Southampton Arms, London. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, wooden and mildly earthy notes as well. Flavour is fruits, wood, earth, some malts and mild earthyness to it as well.


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