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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
cask at Sorder ... goldneyellow ... thin whitre head ... eggy lemon nose ... dull soft fruits ... light floar lemon ... thin eggy hint

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11491) - 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.

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!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8467) - 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).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8307) - 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 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6521) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4674) - 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.


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