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

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (3985) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2013
golden Color. Tons of American hops light bodied. Decent bitterness. A hybrid US/UK beer that works well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2424) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 6, 2013
Cask @ Golden Rule, Edinburgh [020813]
Golden, dense white head, some lacing
Aroma - Very soft fruity sweet malt, light citrus hops, light nose
Taste of soft fruity malts, soft citrus, touch of lemon, light fruits, soft lemon, a bit dull
Palate - Medium body, fairly oily, light sweet palate. Finish as main flavour, soft, cleans off palate
Overall - Easy going, ok, bit bland to be honest. Maybe the condition is not right here - worth a re-rate

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6621) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2013
Medium beige creamy head. Clear golden body. Light spicy strawy aroma with fruity wooden notes. Dry-sweet dusty wooden taste with strawy fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish dusty strawy freshly sawn wood aftertaste with floral dandelion notes. Really nice. Highly drinkable, yet has real character. (0.284l cask at The Blue Boar, York.)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaguarxj6 (36) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Cask. Not your run of the mill pale beer. This is a fine brew from an interesting brewery. Taste is fruity but not overpowering. this stands head and shoulders above most pale bitters. Shame more pubs don,t stock this wonderful stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mikenorie (1) - Chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013 does not count
Cask @ blue stoops Walton chesterfield. New one on me and very pleasantly surprised . Clear gold with tight white head that lingers through the pint.Definately one of the best beers of its type. Would seak out again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tranquillity (1451) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2012
Cask. Aroma nice flowery malt.looks like a beer. The taste is quite amazing. It’s subtle yet powerful and bitter. Very nice finish of vanilla and toffee. Nice!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1082) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2012
Cask at JDW. Slightly hazy gold with a white head. Really interesting aroma and taste with an inviting yet subtle bouquet of fruits, spices and floral hints. A little bit of grapefruit and tropical character in there. Very refreshing too.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1461) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2012
Bready malt, smooth, nicely balanced by hop bitterness in the finish. decent, but not inspired session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12113) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Cask at the William Webb Ellis (JDW), Twickenham - 30/09/12. Clear golden with a thin white head that soon dissipates. Hops, caramel malt, fruit and a little rubber on the nose. Tastes of light zingy citrus, summer fruit and caramel. Medium bodied and moderate carbontation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4982) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2012
Cask @ The flying horse, Gatwick . Almost clear golden body with a rather small but dense white head. Nice citric fruit aroma, nothing really special but it makes me happy at an airport. Flavor is nice, smooth light malty with a decent fruity bitterness. Medium body and an aftertaste that has some bitterness. A really nice session ale with a nice smooth flavor that would not offend anyone at all.


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