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

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle.
Pale coloured premium aromatic bitter. Our best selling beer. Aromas of Turkish delight, lychees and sometimes Muscat grapes. Soft bitterness. Yankee has won most of our awards.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2015
Cask @ OT. Pours clear golden with a rather small frothy offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving some sparse trace on the glass. Smell is tiny malty and floral with caramel, bread, grass, lemon peal and hints of green peas. Taste is tiny sweet, bitter, tiny malty and floral with bread, caramel, hay, dried flowers, soil and lemon peal. Mouthfeel is soft, flat, round, tiny astringent and light to medium bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with bread, caramel, hay and lemon peal. Solid golden...

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (748) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2015
can from beer hawk a nice beer fruity aroma with nice bitterness coming through on the taste the low alcohol means you could have a session on it

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zimbo (881) - SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Very pale and refreshingly delicious, this complex and relatively hoppy beer is distinctive yet a real crowd pleaser. Still as great as it ever was.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
Can, Ale House, Chelmsford, 24th April 2015. Nice golden colour. Good pilsner base. Gentle pilth. Oranges, lemons and pine on aroma. Taste is lemons, lemon zest, lime cordial, excellent carbonation, great malt, dry.but juicy. A fine beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (8986) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 18, 2015
355 ml can. BBE 26.08.2015.
Pours clear pale golden color with a medium sized white head. Grassy hops on the nose, orange, grapefruit and some pale malts. Bitter palate, orange and grapefruits on the flavor, some resinous hops, hay and malty notes. Slick, very quaffable, simple.
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrTipple (3162) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Aroma: some citrus fruits, some grass, nothing too intense. Appearance: clear, light gold, small, frothy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters continue, formal hops, light citrus again, some grass, flat carbonation, getting quite dry in the finish. Overall: OK Golden Ale, yet nothing too exciting. Pint at Cat and Canary, Canary Wharf.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davestanleylfc (4) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015 does not count
Strong traditional American Pale Ale taste, takes me right back to the beers I drank in north America, it is a crisp golden brown colour, almost like a Larger, but the hops come through on the taste, just a shock it was brewed in Yorkshire and not North America a beautiful little beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9986) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours clear golden, nose is citrus, pine, taste is similar, light toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flying_pig (1387) - SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2015
330ml Can from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.20):
Not a bad beer at all and one that started to grow on me a little as I worked my way down the can. As expected it was quite bitter and hoppy without really matching the heights of some of the more recent pale ales and IPA’s but it’s certainly not bad for a beer that was first brewed over twenty years ago. It packs in a lot of flavour to its 4.3% as well but still proved quite an easy beer to drink without being one that you’d be likely to go out of your way to pick up again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (664) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle from the hive. Dark straw, crystal clear. Small white head. Light fruit, citrus. Lightish body. Medium bitter. Fresh and fine.


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