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Brewed by Skinners Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Truro, England

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available filtered in bottle.
Previously called Summer Blonde.
A combination of the highest quality wheat malt and British and American hops makes this lightly coloured wheat beer deceptively easy to drink with a superb citrus finish.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2008
Bottle 50cl.
Clear light to medium yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheaty, citric, light buttery. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. (220808)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (31993) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2009 50 cL bottle. Pours almost clear and golden yellow with a lacing white head. Mild milky and ornish aroma with a mild fruity hops note. Mild spiced flavour with a delicate citrusy hops flavour. Light butterish note. Lingering delicate hops fruity note into the finish. Yet with a mild buterish note that wont let go.6-3-5-3-11=2.8

From cask at Market Porter. Pours clear yellow with a creamy white and dense head. Aroma is dry butterish to malty. Sweet malty flavoured. Light wheaty to yeasty note. Mild malty and caramelish finish.5-3-5-3-10=2.6

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2009
Bottled. A hazy light golden beer with a small off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt, oranges, and fruity yeasty notes as well as an acidic edge. The flavor is acidic with light notes of malt, flowers, and honey, leading to a dry finish. The body is light. Thanks fonefan for sharing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Slightly hazy pale golden with a small, rough, off-white head. Light citrus accents in the nose. Light body with lightly sweet malts, some fruit and a dry and lightly bitter finish. 220808

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is mainly wood, some spices and a bit of wheaty notes. Flavour is the same, and quite watery to the palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19950) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2002
Called Cornish Blonde on it’s rare appearance in Sweden too. Golden coloured. Very hop aromatic, big pear aroma. Light bodied with sparkling mouthfeel, wheat flavour and a quite bitter finish with citrus notes. Excellent and refreshing.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
5th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Clear gold beer. Light semi sweet malt. No citrus?! Dull.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2009
Cask ... gold yellow ... bright lemon ... sweet banana lemon hop nose ... little tart ... very blah ... dull

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (14136) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2008
Bottle, thx to fonefan. It pours a slightly hazy, almost golden beer with some white bubbles excuse for a head. Citrusy, piney aroma on a malty, butterscotchy base. Pleasant citrusy and piney flavor with hay, flowers and some bitterness. Not much maltyness. Medium body. Fruity, citrusy and quite bitter finish. Medium body. A quite boring beer, but nothing wrong with it. Quite refreshing and quenching, but boring. (080822)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2005
Cask at County Hotel JDW Ashford. Well this won’t be worrying our continental cousins in terms of wheat beer. Blond citrus and hoppy with some lemon and some banana fruit with a dry hoppy finish but none of the other traits you would expect from a white beer. Inoffensive enough


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