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Salopian Matrix

Brewed by Salopian
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hadnall, England


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Occasional. Most recently a monthly special in April 2013.
A refreshing golden yellow ale with a crisp white head. Prominent hop flavours are balanced by biscuit malt dry finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (4039) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Cask @ The Salopian. Citrus cheesecake nose, a light, smooth taste with a nice bitterness gliding in.. lemon, grass and a slight creaminess as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5175) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2013
On cask at St Urho’s Pub. Pale golden, frothy head. Fruity and slightly grassy hop nose, earthy notes as well as apple notes. Very English.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (5523) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Cask at Black Door, Helsinki. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, floral, grass and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9677) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Cask, Slug and Lettuce, Leicester. Hazy gold with an off white head. Aromas are grassy with lots of gooseberry and grapefruit. Biscuit malts with a light nuttiness. Flavours are crisp and grassy with spritzy yeast and sweet tropical fruit. Grapefruit bitterness to finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7325) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 6, 2013
Cask at the Walsall Beer Festival 2013. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a very thin glass hugging head and very low carbonation. The aroma is big grassy and floral, leading to a big grassy, medium bitter flavour. It’s clear, crisp and very refreshing. A super session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (12919) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2011 Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Hazed Gold with white head. Fruity, slightly soured beer with a tea like background, some sweetness, a little messed up.
Re Rate in Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold with white head. Orange, bitter notes, sharp pineapple, so much better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4389) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 30, 2010
Cask @ Blackfriars. Light golden colour, small white head. Aroma is sweet malts and lemonade. Taste is sweet malty, with some biscuit, plastic and some fruits. Well drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6651) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2008
Cask at the Market Porter, difficult to decipher the notes. Full body, nice dry hoppiness. Nice, but not outstanding.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (16932) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2008
Cask handpull at Market Porter. Gold, floral hop, bit of tea in flavour, bit too sweaty sox for me. Good but a bit thin, but good hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ The KIT (Kelham Island Tavern), Sheffield, Bedfordshire England S3 8GG.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, grass, lemon, coriander notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet amd bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (270708)

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