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

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11494) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
Cask at The Punch Bowl in York. Pours light translucent gold with a creamy white head. Aroma is too faint for me. Med body. Flavor is a little like cooked barley with some spicy hop. Very different in a noticeable way. Good session ale. I’m starting to really like it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2013
Cask, The Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Hazy gold with an off white foam. Aromas are biscuit and mellow lemon with yeast. Leafy and floral with strong mineral notes. Flavours are dry biscuit with yeast and light lemon. Gritty on the palate with a gentle hop finish. Has some underlying honey sweetness. OK.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8484) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 11, 2013
Cask, one-third pint at The Richard John Blackler (JDW) . Filmy layer to an unclear, yellow-gold body. Spotty lacing to the upper level of the glass. Leafy hops to the nose. Fruity taste with lemony hops to the fore. Dry bitter ending. A bit watered on the palate. OK start to a the Wetherspoon spring festival (Liverpool, 07.04.2013).

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (2370) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2013
cask@moonunderwater, wolverhampton. Pale amber, no head. Sulphur aroma. Taste is malts, some citrus hops. Not very good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2013
Cask at the William Webb Ellis, Twickenham, 07/04/13. Clear pale golden with a decent white cap. Good lacing ensues. Nose carries pale malts, grass, citrus, light floral hop notes. Taste comprises pale malt, cereal, touch of orange, light hops. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, smooth and crisp in the finish. Ok stuff, the blandometer is edgeing towards amber but it was in good form and eminently quaffable!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2013
6th April 2013
The Playhouse Spoons, Colchester. Almost clear gold beer, little white head. Palate is light and dry and slightly airy. Bitterish grapefruit and orange citrus. Mild minerals. Some sweeter orange before the dry finish. Medium bitter linger. Not bad but skewed by a slight sulphur note.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at Golden Cross,Bromsgrove.3rd april.Yellow gold pour with a minimal white head.Malt and citrus aroma and taste.Easy to drink but undemanding ale.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2013
Lighter golden ale in appearance with a creamy head. Has a malty aroma and a medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (3077) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2013
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley - hazy golden yellow, thin creamy white head, citrus hop aroma, good lacing, lemon, mild citrus, grassy, very easy to drink, clean finish


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