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

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A straw coloured light ale with soft malt flavours, delicately hopped with Czech and German hop varieties.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1995) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Cask at the Metropolitan (Wetherspoons), Baker Street, London. A golden coloured pour with a medium white fluffy head on top. Hoppy, citrus aroma. Tastes hoppy, citrus, malty. A refreshing and highly drinkable golden ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1654) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask a Willow Walk 'spoons, Victoria. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Aroma has a hint of orange and caramel. Medium body, mild carbonation. There's lemon and a hint of marmalade alongside a solid maltiness. Tasty enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (2854) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Cask at Watford jdw. Pale golden coloured pour with a lasting white head and decent lace. Aroma is iron, wet grassy hop and some caramel. Flavour is pale English malt with some caramel. Fruity yeast esters with hints of belgian blonde. Finish is sweet sweet honey and mineral. Medium light palate and average carbonation light slick. Not sure I should have had a pint of this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (3600) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Hand-pulled half-pint in my local Wetherspoons on 13th Jan 2014. As the name suggests, this is a blonde coloured beer: the head being white, full and staying. Slight citrus aroma, very little malt in the nose, all hop. The taste was also hop leading with the malts well below the surface: the beer was refreshing, crisp and very easy to drink. One of the better citrus flavoured light beers currently about in the UK.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1157) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle asda. Clear golden colour no head. Aroma is hoppy aroma little citrus notes. Taste is clean and crips good hoppy biterness with sweet malt finish well balnced. Medium body + carbonation just right. Good session ale refreshing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Don2711 (111) - - JAN 6, 2014
Nice would definitely drink again. Good strength it seems as well. One of the best on my list so far.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sschwab (48) - London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle at home. Light lager-like appearance and taste. But a good lager taste, light and crisp, although fairly insubstantial (probably means less sugar compared to standard lagers) Gives way to a lovely subtle hoppy finish that endures. You'll feel like you want to glug it, but it's better not to.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
belgis (127) - LATVIA - OCT 18, 2013
Very lager, but not lager, nice bitter aftertaste, that stays in mouth for a while. Well balanced. Color pale gold with fast disappearing head. Would be nice after sauna.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Cask, London. Pale bright golden. Fresh hop aroma with citrus and yeast. Bright flavour dome sweetness then a mellow citrus finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (2689) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; light amber pour with big white velvety head, aroma is biscuity with some grass, malt forward taste some spice and citrus tastes like a quality pale lager than a golden, taste should be crisper.


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