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Brewed by Southport (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Southport, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A golden coloured bitter with a citrus flavour from this triple hopped beer.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
merseybrew (82) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2010
absolutely superb summer ale ,good citrus tones, perfect mouthfeel,very moreish just writing about it makes me want another!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorisPPattyn (7773) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 26, 2009
Good, fluffy, light-yellow head over light golden, clear (or ought I to say "bright"?) beer. Very nice grapey hops, bit of dishtowel, honey - and hops again, US ones. Very bitter head, hoppy, getting into a superb hoppy taste, grapey hops, fresh citrus, more dishwater (not disturbing, however), and a very spritzy MF. Light bodied, but giving an impression of density and alcohol, that widely surpasses its modest 4% ABV. British in alcohol, American in flavour - profuse thanks to Ewan McD for this true gem! I can only try to imagine how this must be on a well-cared for cask...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2009
Cask conditioned handpump Merchants Inn Rugby. A golden coloured beer with an off-white head and lacing. A nice hoppy beer with grapefruit and orange notes throughout. A touch of soap in the mouth too. Lovely fresh tasting beer. I thought this had Motueka rather than US hops but hey ho.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peter48er (180) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2009
500ml Bottle Conditioned. Light golden/ye//ow with a small off white head and little carbonation. Hops and citrus jump out of the glass and are joined by lots of bitterness in the mouth & swallow. Very flowery and refreshing as well as totally moreish. A lovely beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogbomb (917) - ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Cask. Slightly cloudy gold ale with a thick white head. Nice tangerine nose. Really lovely light tangerine and lychee taste. Proper session beer with plenty of flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2009 Hoppy and fruity aroma. Golden coloured hoppy grapefruit flavour with a crisp and slightly dry bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2010
Cask (handpump) at the Great British Beer Festival, August 2009. Pale gold (surprise). Quite bright. Good condition. Light and fresh. Some spicy fruity hop notes. A good crisp summery brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
Cask conditioned at Fleetwood Beer Fest ’11. Gold with white head. Pleasant fruity body, peachy leading to an aromatic hop, we got elderflower mixed with lemony flavours. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davegore (222) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle conditioned..lovely lemon citrus hops on the nose, dry aftertaste, really quite delicious

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13159) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Cask gravity at Berry Walmer. Clear gold thin white head. Nice hoppy golden ale. A little thin on the malt but attractive stingy hop finish.


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