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Brewed by Stonehouse
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Oswestry, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A deep golden fruity beer, with a subtle dry finish. Perfect for a summer day


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20842) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, wood and yeast. Flavour is dry fruits, some yeast and caramel malts. Dry palate.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel and some fruity hints. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15844) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
26th October 2014
Lightly hazy gold beer, few white bubbles. Light and semi dry palate that also has a mild minerally crispness. Thin pale malts. Good tangy orange, touch of lemon. Finishes crispy. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11260) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Cloudy pale amber with a small white head. Fruity aroma of peach and oranges. Sweet and fruity flavour, rather thin

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10579) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Hazy gold to amber with white head. Slightly grainy, malty beer, there is a touch of rawness about it. Some apricot fruitiness, squidgy fruit rather than crisp. Lasting bitterness later on. Reasonable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2008
Cloudy deep golden with medium off white head. Sweet malty aroma with fruity and hoppy notes. Sweet flavor with caramel and grassy hops. Ends bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 09/08/2008 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and fruity with a little bitterness in a crisp and dry malt finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Marlborough Arms, Chester 13/02/2010 Floral hop aroma. Golden coloured smooth on the palate and hoppy with a dry and fruity malt finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8348) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2008
Lots of small dimples on top of an amber-copper body. Lemon-hoppy aroma. Rounded apricot flavour with a backdrop of dry bitterness. Pleasant summer feeling (Cask from The Bar Nouveau at GBBF, 07.08.2008).

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (7617) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2007
Cask at the Admiral Benbow, Shrewsbury, Salop, 19-10-07 This poured dark golden in colour with barely any head at all. The aroma was soft and malty and lacking slightly, but the taste really was superb, it was quite sweet with honey and yet had a real citrussy dry, bitter, hooky taste curl on the end. There was even a little sweet cherry sat in the background to finish on.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7416) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2008
Cask (gravity dispense), St Albans Beer Festival, September 2007. Golden in colour but tends more towards a best bitter in style. Fairly dry with a firm bitterness but marred somewhat by a prominent and intrusive whiff of diacetyl in the aroma. A shame about that as, otherwise, its a decent enough beer.


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