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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Cask; Special - April 2012.
Brewed with Nelson Sauvin and Riwaka hops from New Zealand. Dangerously drinkable with gooseberry and passion fruit aromas.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niall73 (1774) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2014
Cask at CBC Covent Garden. Pours clear gold with a white head. Aroma is a little dank wet leaves, light malts. Light to medium body, mild carbonation. Caramel, wood, grass, dirt, a little lemon, hint of metal. Bitterness leaves an unpleasant aftertaste. Not for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1157) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Cask at the Tockwith Beer Festival. Amber with a white head. Some fairly juicy tropical fruit flavour, but I found this a bit dissappointingly bland for what I was expecting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1631) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Cask @ Jolly Butchers, Stoke Newington. Pours gold with a very mild citrus hop character. Very drinkable, with some slight lime and gooseberry coming through but just lacking a bit of punch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10226) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’14. Gold with white head. There is a sweetish character to this, ripe fruits, juicy peaches along with a more bitter gooseberry note. Big and lasting, certainly very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1357) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden colour good white head lacing. Aroma is citrus passion fruit. Taste is good malts virus peel good hops well balanced. Medium body. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2013
Cask @ Clachan , Nicholson’s, Soho W1. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2013
Cask, The Shakespeare, Brum, 21/08/13. Magnificent; maybe the best beer of the night. Nose passion fruit and brittle, crumbling leaves (bay, curry) like Punk. Dustliy pungent. Copper piled with milky grey-white lace. Brittle subcontinental flavour crackling with curry leaf, ground seeds, lime, orange and grapefruit zest. Creamy condition. Really unusual dry leaf hops. Exotic and deeply familiar. Got to love it. Even if it did cause me to miss the train and get a serious bollocking off the missus.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3814) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Cask at Old Contemptibles, Birmingham. Excellent beer. Full of punchy tropical fruit notes, with a beautiful, well balanced sessionable quality, even though its a bit strong. Loved it. Felt dreadful the next day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3130) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Pint on cask at the henry Addington canary wharf. Aroma is very distinctive nelson sauvin slightly burnt rubber rain on hot tarmac. More of the same on the flavour. Slightly grainy tanin. Very pleasing refreshing pint.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2864) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Cask by gravity at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow - clear golden, thin head, grapefruity, green hop aroma, no lacing, grapefruit, gooseberry, bitter green hop finish


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