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Saltaire Elderflower Blonde

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


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
A refreshing blonde ale infused with the delicate flavour of elderflower.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (846) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Decent small creamy head elderflower adds rather than detracts decent hops at the end

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8296) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (3033) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16472) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2579) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (4644) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (6274) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (16440) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6043) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2012, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, peppery, moderate to light heavy elderflowers. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, soapy, elderflowers, fruity, fresh. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120808]

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