Brewed by Stonehenge
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Salisbury, England


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Brewed at OG 1048 and ABV 5.0%. A light golden, dry, strong ale, slightly fruity with a well balanced hop flavour and bitterness - simply a Top Class Beer which has won several major beer festivals.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (4043) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Cask@moonunderthewater, Wolverhampton (JDW). Gold amber colour medium head, good lacing. Faint floral aroma. Taste is of medium bitterness with a hint of grapefruit. Quite smooth and a little creamy on the palate. A good pint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (18522) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
Cask at Hamilton Hall, JDW, London. Pours perfectly clear, yellow-gold with a wimpy, white cream head. Very light toasty grain aroma. Light to medium sweet flavor, dry grains, mild toasty grass, leaves, dry orange rind. Light to medium in body with fine, soft carbonation. Faint toasty grain malt finish with a bit of toasty grass and leaf bitterness, very faint nuts, some vague, aged citrus fruits. Not terrible, but wholly uninspiring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Sebas99 (1) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2012 does not count
From cask in wetherspoon Postal order in worcester. Subtle yet flavoursome easy drinking pale ale. A sweet aroma and and start which finishes with a slight bitter aftertaste. Creamy head which lasts. Personal favorite of mine now :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8674) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2012
Looks like a poorly formed golden ale, but has a very nice hopped taste to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2012
Cask at the Marine, Sidmouth. Golden colour, zesty lemony Hop aroma. Light malty Base with lemony hops dominating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
9th July 2009
Draft. Clear gold beer. Some sulphur on the nose. Small white bubbly head. Semi dry palate. Rich lagerish malt but also carries some sulphur from the nose. Sweet yellow fruits towards the end. Okay but a bit messy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7669) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 26, 2012
Cask at the Salopian Bar, Shrewsbury. light aroma. Hint of caramel. Very easy going ale that could easily be consumed in vast quantities! A collie in the bar was given quite a taste by his owner and it's fair to say he enjoyed what he drank! So it's 10/10 from the canine world too :-) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tombyars (1585) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2012
Tasted this at the Troon Beer Festival in September 2001. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear straw in colour with a thin white head. Strong lemony hops present in the resiny aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and poor lacing. Pale malts give a sweet lemon meringue pie flavour which is short in intensity. Strong oily hop resins impart a bitter and astringent aftertaste which jars abruptly with the sweet malt. Finish is dry with floral hops adding extra bitter resins, full in the mouth. Expected more from this 5% Golden Ale though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1822) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2011
Cask. The Criterion, Leicester. Fruity, grassy, citric. Thin white head, dark gold body. Bittersweet. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davet100 (16) - Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Cask @ Odiham & Greywell Cricket Club. Pale golden in appearance, quite hoppy and dry but very well balanced. Has a somewhat grassy and fruity aroma but there is plenty going on with this brew. Distinct citrus overtones that make it very crisp and drinkable.

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