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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask: Special - 2011 JDW Autumn Beer Festival.
Matt Cole, from Fat Headís Brewery, has travelled to Shepherd Neame Brewery (Kent) to brew this beer especially for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. This golden-coloured beer is based on a British recipe, yet hopped with American varieties, resulting in a tropical fruit aroma which leads you to a slightly nutty, malty flavour and a pleasing citrus hop finish


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2011
On cask at the Counting House in Glasgow. Pours a golden colour with a lacy white head. Aroma of apples, yeast, barley and caramel. A similar caramel flavour with light barley and some treacle. Mild carbonation and very thin. Not my thing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1843) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2011
Cask, The Francis Newton, Sheffield, UK. Wetherspoon Ale Festival. Deep golden, sweet aroma of honey and orange. Smooth with a mellow honey flavour. Sweet, then some gingery bitterness st the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2011
Cask at Crosse Keys, JDW, London. Pours clear honey-gold with a faint head. Bready straw aroma. Medium sweet flavor, dough, light toast, bit of earth and hay. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet, sugary finish, light woody citrus bitters. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 5, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2011 cask at standing order ... sharp golden yellow ... soft creamy light hop nose ... zezty citrus fruits ... creamy light malts ... light tropical hop linger tk 2 next day ... much the same. nice clean crisp hop 3.7 again


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