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

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StueyD (1145) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2007
A mid golden yellow coloured beer with a weak white head. A very weak nose, some floral hops are present, but not much else. Dry slightly metallic taste, hoppy, with a zesty fruit flavour along with a dry pale malt flavour. Slightly biscuity, with a buttery taste. dry, malty finish. (Cask - The Fox & Hounds Summer Beer Festival 2007, Heacham, Norfolk).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14195) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2007
Pale Yellow, light citric hop with a little grapefruit aroma, and a light fresh citrussy bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Swarzbeer (43) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2007
Bottled, light, little fruity aroma, very bitter hop, like indian pale ale, balenced and very much taste, little fruity good taste!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6066) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2006
(Cask at Priory Arms, Stockwell, London, 24 Nov) Golden yellow colour with small white head. Fruity nose with notes of citrus (lemon). Fruity taste with notes of lemon, slightly sweetish, but with a fairly nice citrussy bitterness in the finish. Rather thin body. Drinkable, but rather mainstream.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2006
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hay. Flavour is fruit, malt, hay, hop.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (13399) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 26, 2006
Bottled. Pale golden with a large, white head. Weak aroma of mostly hops, and caramel. Quite hoppy on the flavor, with some malt, fruit and pine. Medium to thin body and a long bitter finish. Hints of metal in the finish as well. Pleasant and quaffable, but nothing more than that. (060626)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12544) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2006
Cask @Pulmann, Helsinki
Very pale amber, decent head. Strong flowery hoppy nose. Flowery hoppy, a bit metallic mouthfeel. Finishing watery, then sharp hops in the late aftertaste. Plain, simple and ordinary English (not Danish) ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2006
Clear golden colour with a small foamy white head. Malty, light fruity aroma with a hoppy note. Malty and light sweet flavor with crisp citric hoppyness and a light dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2006
1. Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 25/05/2003 Clear golden coloured with some fruit aroma. Pale with a slightly creamy lasting hop finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Friar Penketh, Warrington (JDW) 13/10/2003 Clear golden smooth on the palate with soem sour fruit aroma. Creamy malt and hop finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 12/11/2003 Golden coloured and slightly sweet on the palate. Fruity aroma. Some dryness in a bitter malt finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2005
A rather light brew. Fresh and round. Some hoppy notes in both aroma and flavour. Fruity notes in finish and aftertaste.


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