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

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
Skinner’s Brewery is launching a new, special edition ale for the summer, named after a popular Cornish surfing break, featuring hops that have never before been used in the UK. Lushingtons will be available during May, June, July and August in pubs throughout Cornwall and Devon, as well as nationally through wholesalers and pub companies. It is a zingy, straw coloured, fruity pale ale with an ABV of 4.2% using only Cornish barley alongside three unusual hops sourced from the USA — including Belma, which is a new hop being used for the first time in the UK.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2948) - FINLAND - APR 23, 2015
Cask. Pale golden in color, whitish head. Floral, grassy and grainy notes in aroma. Some bitterness and citrus fruity notes in taste. Refreshing, something for the summer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (3533) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 14, 2015
Cask @Black Door. Slightly hazy amber color. Medium size, thick white head, stays. Grassy hops, light grains, sweetish in aroma. Light grains, bit milky, grassy hops in taste. Mild hops and grains in aftertaste. Mild bitterness. Nice one!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21835) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 13, 2015
Cask@Black Door, Helsinki. Golden colour, mediumsized beige creamy head. Aroma is fruity, floral with some toffee and mild other sweetish malty notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, some caramel, mild sulphur and resiny notes. Nice aftertaste as well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (3893) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 10, 2015
Cask @ Black Door. Clear golden, thin white head. Nice fruity, biscuity, malty aroma. Flavor has gooseberries, bitterness, biscuity notes dry finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10059) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 10, 2015
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Draught (Black Door, Helsinki)
Ewww, floor cleaner citrus aroma. Pale bitter, but lovely spongy persistent head. Nice malty body, quite grainy, twiggy bitterness. Decent bitter, but so inferior to the classic old Cornish Knocker. New hop variety? Burn all of them, they’re a mess.
Rerate: Doesn’t smell so weird, quite nice tea. Give it an extra point.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (5059) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2014
(Cask at Black Door, 20141021) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had fruitiness and hint of malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, grass, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A decent hoppy golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3496) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask at St Urho’s Pub, Helsinki. Colour is cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, hops and malts. Nice and fruity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1720) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2014
Overall: Smooth, fruity, balanced. A slight soapiness.
Note: On-tap at Oliver Twist. Reviewed 2014-09-24.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2423) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2014
Cask @ Akkurat. Light and easy to drink with a modern hop profile. Notes of orange and citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2331) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2014
Cask at Akkurat. Pours golden with, for a cask ale, bid white head. Smooth malty with some hay, floral hops and a hint of honey. Nice summer brew!


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