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Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask: Special - JDW Spring festival 2010.
Hops: Bobek, Brewers Gold, Cascade, Northern Brewer.
Pale beer, naturally hazy in appearance, owing to the variety of Belgian yeast used, with a lemon bubblegum aroma, tropical fruit flavour and hints of spice.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ JDW - The Paramount, 33-35 Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England M1 4BH.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100425]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2010
12th April 2010. Clear gold beer. No head. Very moderate carbonation. Crispish palate. Light tart elderflower then some orange and apple. Not a green beer though - so the apple is a good thing! Dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2010
A Mes rate. Cask at Baker Street ’Sporks.
Semi hazy gold with an off white film top. Bland but inoffensive delicately hopped snout. Better in the mouth. Well balanced, pleasant citric bitterness and a clean finish with a faint mineral note. One dimensional but very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 09/04/2010 Hoppy aroma. Small white head. Clear golden coloured hoppy and fruity banana flavour with a hint of spice. A little dryness in a bitter malt finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Paramount JDW, Manchester 25/04/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured fruity and hoppy with a grapefruit flavour. A little dryness in a creamy malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2010
[Cask at the Hope Tap, Reading] Pale, slightly hazy gold with a slight white head. Sweet Belgian yeast aroma of candy sugar and artificial strawberry. Heavier hopping than would be the case in Belgium prevents sickliness, with pineapple, ginger, cinnamon and a decent bitterness coming through. An interesting effort, although I’m not sure how much I’d want to drink of it. Would have very definitely classified this as a Belgian ale rather than a golden.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Moon and Sixpence (JDW) Hatch End. Clear gold with a fluffy unsparkled white head. Fruity malt/wheat base with noticeable belgium yeast. Subtle but fresh hop content leads to a complex dry finish. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2010
cask at Standing Order JDW ... amber ... thin white head ....light fruit hop ... soft fruity lemon hop ... very light sulpher ... little soapy ... Soso

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2010
Cask at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford, in Spoons Real Ale Festival ’10. Coppery gold with a small white head. Pumpclip said ’naturally hazy’, but it wasn’t. Old fashioned hair oil hop aroma. Nettly, leafy taste with background bran and rolled oats. Mid bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2010
The Baron. None of the natural haze in Hinckley: looks and laces like lager. In fact, I felt a bit of lagerboy sat nursing 3 pints of this in Spoons on a Friday night, but the festival’s on and you’ve got to get your ticks whilst you can- good beer might not come again until the next one. Honeyed malts and tropical hop hints in aroma. Fresh, perfumey, vanilla-malty like the 6 Hop IPA; pineapple and soapy pine rounded with red apple sweetness; some chopped coriander, wine gums, cashew afters. I am getting the cloudy lemonade and bubblegum on the second sitting. Very likeable fusion of things where the Belgian yeast chimes in but doesn’t overwhelm the delicate malt and hop character. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8718) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Cordwainer Northampton. A slightly hazy golden coloured beer with a whitish head and lacing. A tart acidity with wheat and citrus notes in the aroma. Tart and citrus in the mouth. A reasonable attempt at a Belgian Wit type beer, with spicy hints.


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