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Saltaire Elderflower Blonde

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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Shipley, England

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A refreshing blonde ale infused with the delicate flavour of elderflower.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Cask gravity dispense at Swansea Bay Beer Festival 2016, Brangwyn Hall. As ’Saltaire Elderflower Blonde’. Golden orange, still with a bubbly off white head. Aroma has the expected elderflower, also apple and malt sugars. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is apple, malty, elderflower, syrupy sugars, light floral. Ok, balanced but doesn’t have much of a finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (949) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Decent small creamy head elderflower adds rather than detracts decent hops at the end

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8678) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2015
Cask @ Waterhouse, Manchester. Golden with a small creamy head. The elderflower is potent, and more than evident in its taste, creating a very floral character for the ale.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (3199) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Cask in the Puzzle Hall, Sowerby Bridge. Pours golden with a white head. Nothing really too interesting about this one. A little soapy and bland.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16856) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Cask at the Old Fountain, 12/06/14. Clear pale golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is floral, parma violets, citric twinges, herbal, straw, blueberry. Taste comprises elderflower, herbal tones, faint mint leaf, tangerine, floral hop light, tangerine. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with light bitterness. Ok golden blonde with a twist - surprised at the score this one attracts!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2634) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden colour good white head lacing. Aroma is citrus floral. Taste is some sweet malts good elderflower taste light bitter finish. Medium body. Good summer ale.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (4751) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear yellow, thin bubbly white head, lovely fruity citrus aroma, excellent layer of lacing, sweet, fruity, thin texture, refreshing, very easy to drink, a lovely ale

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Cask at North Birmingham Beer Festival; clear amber pour with soapy white head, citrus and fruit aroma, definite elderflower in the taste a hint of citrus, refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (17288) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 21, 2013
Blumig herber Antrunk, bittere Beinoten. Die Blumigkeit bleibt bestehen, witzig, frisch, spritzig. Nicht ganz mein Fall. 9/10/9/9//9

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6455) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
Cask at CPK, London. Meet the brewer event. It pours pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is huge on elderflowers and some peachy hoppy notes. Great. Taste is hoppy and the more fruity sweet side with loads of peaches and mango. Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation. Overall, different and delicious.


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