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

bottled
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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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.


Fukito's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (891) - Sao Paulo, - DEC 27, 2007
Cask @ Ackhorne, november 07. Shinny pale golden color with a small white head. Citric piney/ pineapple flavor with some bready malts backbone and a mineral round finnish. Neat. Medium palate, full of flavor and soaring hops. Gentle. Reastrained citric aroma with some mineral notes. Great tasting citric but balanced golden bitter.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (5112) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 23, 2015
(Cask at Black Door, 20150523) The beer poured amber and clear. Its head was small, white and it lasted long. Aroma had fruitiness, earth and toffee. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, toffee, earth, grass and bitterness. Aftertaste was earthy, sweet and bitter. A nice but a bit too sweet bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (3735) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Colour is clear light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grain, sweetness, hops and malts. Too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (798) - CROATIA - MAY 10, 2015
Can; pours clear gold with a thin white head; grapefruit aroma with some pine, malt, and a hint of caramel; taste is more bitter than sweet with citrus fruits and malts; finish is bitter with a little pine to it; decent golden ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3342) - 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 (653) - 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 (739) - 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 (1006) - 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 (7344) - 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
AdiBeer (1902) - 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.


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