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


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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.

EFC1878's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, - JAN 5, 2012
Cask @ Grand Central, Fallowfield. Lovely light golden colour with thin white head leaving decent lacing. Fruity malty aroma. Slightly sweet initially it leads to a long, bitter finish. Its light palate would make it an ideal summer beer - typically I sampled it in the bloody winter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Pours a blonde colour, taste is delicate and well balanced. Quite drinkable , but nothing to excite the palate

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dxbrad (12) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Have drunk this both on draft in pub and in bottle - the bottled version is just unpleasant, gassy with a strange after taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HampshirePhil (157) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
500ml bottle - Light amber ale with light froth head (quick to go), smooth light taste but without any real body behind it. Pleasant season drink but not exceptional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (1203) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
On cask at Bulls Head Inn, Baildon. Pours very hazy blonde and took an age to settle. Probably sparklered to death. A dry blonde, Ok but there’s better around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fluxing (374) - POLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Z pompy, The Royal Oak, Ripon. Kolor zloty, idealnie klarowne. Piana od poczatku jest niska, szybko opada, zostawia jedynie cieniutka obraczke i nie oblepia szkla, slabo. W aromacie dominuja slodkie zboza i chlebowosc, do tego srednio intensywna nuta trawiastego, ziolowego i lekko owocowego chmielu. Bardzo czysty profil aromatyczny, wrecz lagerowy. W smaku intensywnie zbozowe, lekko kwaskowate, bardzo rzeskie i odswiezajace, wlasnie dzieki temu kwaskowi. Bardzo przypomina niemieckiego pilsa. W odczuciu polwytrawne, lekkie, bardzo rzeskie i pijalne, na lato idealne. Goryczka srednia, mocno lodygowa i sciagajaca, dalej ziola, trawa i lekkie owoce. Wysycenie niskie.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
FatPhil (9616) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 23, 2014
500ml bottle (Birofilia2014, Zywiec) (5-:3-:5:2:9=2.4--)
Rough aroma, some sticky malts, a bit rotten. Dull blond malats. No point in this existing. Watery and thin.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (2981) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 13, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear golden color. Small size, white head, disappears. Minerals, chalky, faint malts in aroma. Malty, chalky, faint dead grass in taste. Slick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle.Golden and clear. Quite hoppy with spices in the background. Slightly underwhelming but still quite pleasant to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1046) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Bottled. Pale golden colour, small white head. Aroma is floral with hops. Flavour is very similar. Ok blonde ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dogbomb (968) - ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle. Straw ale with a thin white head. Nose is light lemons. Taste is bitter, imparting more lemon, grapefruit and some light bready notes. A touch of spice there, but not overbearing and makes this a good supping beer, without rocking the boat. Nothing special, but decent enough.

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