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Brewed by Sambrooks
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Special;
Brewed for Nicholson’s Pubs


Dashimus' rating

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dashimus (219) - London, Greater London, - JUN 27, 2013
Cask at Duke of Clarence. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma is Apple, toffee, lemon and Fruits and flowers. Flavour is quite creamy with a gentle bitterness. Quite doughy and bready. Medium bodied with low carbonation.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2438) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask at the Red Lion, Isleworth. Hazy dark gold with a clinging head. Faintly herbal nose, palate is dry-bitter, golden malty, faintly herbal and has distant hints of apple and honey.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2797) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2014
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts, lots of straw, light toast. Light bitter flavour, sweet malts. Low carbonation. Quite crisp, light sweet malty finish, straw.
(Draught @ Bree Louise, London)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3885) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Cask - Grains and biscuit malts. Clear gold with a rich white head. Light biscuit and grains with a touch go bitterness in the finish. Easy drinking and nice.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GuideDogSaint (244) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Cask at the Wallington Arms, Wallington 15/7/14. Pours golden brown with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel and yeast. Typical Sambrook’s.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lordgert (2) - - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
Surprisingly hoppy with a strong bitter aftertaste. Became sweeter with longer drinking

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1675) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask at The Eagle, Clapham Junction 06/2014. Pours a slightly hazy amber colour with a thin white head. Light lemon and digestive biscuit aroma. Light body, medium carbonation. A bit thin. Light orange, a hint of caramel sponge cake, lemon, light wood, not much in the way of bitterness. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (370) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Cask - Slightly hazy golden with a thin white head. Good retention, thin lacing. Aroma of malts and grass, some light banana and bubblegum notes. Taste of grass, banana, peach with a medium bitter finish. Light sweetness, medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1026) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Aroma: floral hops, honey, caramel and bread malts. Appearance: clear light gold, small frothy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: turning more bitter, light malty notes again, average-long finish. Overall: nice Golden Ale, pint at the Horniman at Hay’s, London Bridge.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
graham_murphy (282) - - JUN 28, 2014
Solid enough for a session in a beer garden. Mild hoppiness and light, soapy texture. Light floral notes.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martinrumsam (510) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cask. Clear gold with thin white head. Biscuit type aroma light palate slightly fruity at start mildly bitter towards finish. Refreshing light summer pint


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