Brewed by Skinners Brewing Co.
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Truro, England


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask, Special
Brewed for Wetherspoon Spring 2013 Real Ale Festival
This is a special-edition, pale, zingy session ale, with stunning fruit aromas and flavours, from a blend of hops from around the world, beautifully balanced by pale Cornish malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 14 April 2013. Poured a slightly hazy golden colour with a think white head. Grassy hop nose with some tropical fruit and lemon zest. Initial flavours of dulled citrus hops, barley sugar and some corn. Finish was butterscotch sweetness and rather thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7960) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2013
On gravity at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol April 2013. Golden with a slight white head. Lemon and pineapple fruit, a touch of cereal malts and moderately bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (2139) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
[Cask at the Monk’s Retreat (JDW), Reading] Gold with a thick white head and a moderate fizz. Flavour of lemon and grass with a little honey. It may be a little watery, but a pleasing light bitterness to finish makes this a good refreshing summer session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (6072) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
Cask at the Catherine Wheel (JDW), Henley. Pale amber with a loose white head; lemon citrus aroma; citrus taste to start, then some flabby malts; followed by a light grassy bitterness; and a sweet orangey finish. Unexciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (21887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
cask at Sorder ... goldneyellow ... thin whitre head ... eggy lemon nose ... dull soft fruits ... light floar lemon ... thin eggy hint

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton 18/04/13. A blonde beer with a white head. Nice citrussy hops with some dry biscuity notes. New Zealand hops seem to shine. Fresh and nicely hoppy. It’s quite good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
The Paper Moon, Dartford, Kent, 20/04/13. Misted straw with a good foamy collar and drapes. Buttered matchbox nose. Dank lemon, grass, butter and minerals. Tired.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danlo (2604) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask at Tanners Hall JDW, Darlington. Pale yellow colour, white head leaving lots of lacing and light caramel fruity aroma. Taste is malt caramel with citrus hop bitterness and biscuit notes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
On cask at Poste of Stone, Stone. Pours pale golden with white head. Really hoppy light golden ale. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask, William Rufus Carlisle. Not quite the ’stunning fruit aromas & flavours’ that are described, but a pleasant enough lemon & biscuit aroma & flavour with also a whiff of Burton sulphur. Soft, clean palate with a short & slightly thin finish. More biscuity malt in the aftertaste but not memorable.

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