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Santorini Yellow Donkey

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Brewed by Donkey Santorini Brewing Company
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Santorini (Thira), Greece

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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HIP HOPPY KICK-ASS ALE Hops:Motueka and Cascade.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6844) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to trade with Roulas. Pours cloudy dull orange with a very short lived off white head. Aroma of light fruits, yeast, light citrus and light malt. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (6490) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2015
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis Thin white head. Very hazy blond pour. Slight bitterness. decent but nothing special

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (4626) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottles at the Hotel Majestic Pool bar (5/26-28) & also sampled at the brewery (5/28/15)
Refreshing and easy drinking, this is a nice pool side style blonde that works very well in the style. The feel is clean, and while being fairly light, it is not watery on the mouth.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ILduce (221) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2015
330ml bottle from the brewery. Hazy golden orange beer with big fizzy head and some nice lace. Subtle aroma of citrus and floral hops with some bread. Sweet and malty balance out the grassy, bitter finish. Tasty ale with a decent body.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AlexGR (163) - GREECE - MAY 2, 2015
hazy yellow-orange colour. white head. some citrus, malt, floral hops and some bitterness. Some lemon. not bad overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yiannnos (1070) - , CYPRUS - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow colour. Floral, citrus hop aromas, medium body, citrus yeasty flavour

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (3128) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2015
(Santorini Yellow Donkey) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a tulip, ABV 5%. Recommended to be kept refrigirated, this one spent a week in a box, travelling from Greece, let’s see. Slightly cloudy body, with lots of activity in it, a bright golden yellow beer. Tall and thick white head, with excellent retention. After it has slowly collapsed, light lacing is left behind. Nice aroma, some citrus notes, some perfume, pee, grains, light candy sugar and yeast. Taste shows no sign that it has gone bad, thanks God because I paid so much for shipping! Again grains and nice hoppy notes, more from the motueka hops than the cascade I’d say.Some light citrus and yeast. Mildly bitter finish with the bitterness having a good duration on the aftertaste. Medium body, carbonation seems a bit high at first but not on good levels eventually. Quite good and easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1820) - Alabama, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Tap @ Mama Roux, Athens, Greece. Pours a hazy yellowy orange, with a good, thick white head. Aroma is lemon, some citrus. Taste is very lemony, some cereal, strong, long lemony finish. Goes well with their blend of Mexican and Middle-Eastern fusion cuisine. Fresh and good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (8410) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 26/07/2015. At the Barley Cargo, Athens, Greece. Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Mild floral hops, mild bitterness, sweetness and some malty notes in the aroma. The flavour is mild floral hops, mild sweetness and some maltiness. Too easy. I believe there was potential in those hops. Bit of a disappointment. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (1018) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle 0.33l at the 1st Tasting 2015 Belgrade Serbia.Thanks Alberto for this bottle.Pour it hazy yellow color with medium white head.on the nose malt, honey.Taste and aroma of malt, little bit cloves.Nothing special but also not bad.


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