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Salopian Conundrum

Formerly brewed at Salopian
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Shrewsbury, England


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Occasional.

Blazing gold with a sparkling hue and crisp body, this refreshing ale has biscuit malt flavours and a refined finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2012
10th July 2012
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Hazy gold beer, little bubbly white head. Light palate, a little crisp. Pleasant citrus - a little lemon orange. Tiny bit of fresh grapefruit bitterness coming through in the dry finish and in the aftertaste. Very drinkable easy going beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2011
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Queen Adelaide Northampton. A yellow coloured beer with a nice white head. A good citrussy beer. Lemony aroma. Good thick juicy hops in the mouth. Lots of citrus again. Well brewed beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9163) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2011
Cask Handpump at the Pot Of Beer, Manchester 01/03/2003 (ABV 4.5%) Clear golden coloured strong in alcohol and hoppy with a hint of bitterness in a lasting finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2011
[cask at Cask&Barrel Southside, Edinburgh] Slightly hazy straw yellow beer, very pale indeed. Thin white head. Sharp lemon aroma, some grapefruit – very pithy on the nose. Tasting, instantly reminded me of a Fyne Ales-esque Avalanche/Jarl crossover – bitter citrus fruit, some biscuit at the end, dry finish. Very nice [05082011]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2011
On cask at the Cask and Barrel (Southside). A blonde ale with a thick and creamy white head. Super citrusy passion-fruit and mango aroma and flavour. A little sweet with a dry orange rind finish. Mild bitterness and a little soapy linger. I really enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10974) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold with white head. There is a lovely, tangy hoppy aroma which follows through into the beer, grapefruit notes on a biscuity body. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8005) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
Cask at The White Lion, Fewcott, Oxon, 31.07.11 Pours gold with a slim white head in fact on closer inspection its more straw coloured. . Wonderful aroma some bit tropical with some pineapple. Full flavoured with a touch of biscuit, nice fruitiness. Good beer, very good beer. A8 A4 T7 P4 Ov15 3.8

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4029) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2011
Cask @ 3 Judges. Light golden colour, white head. Aroma is slight malty, some fruits. Flavour is malty, citric, lemonade, followed by some biscuit. Slightly bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (3552) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2011 Cask @ The 3 Judges. Pale golden yellow colour, not much head. Mild citrus fruit aroma. Biscuit, resin & citrus fruit flavour. Watery texture, bitter aftertaste. Reasonable golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2967) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2011
Cask at the Shovel, Lye. Pours a light straw gold with a medium head. Aroma is light lemon with a touch of sulphur. Taste has light lemon and straw to start. Citrus and biscuit, dry finish. Pleasant.

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