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Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Holmfirth, England


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2012
[cask at the Stockbridge Tap, Edinburgh] Clear golden beer with a decent white head. Big lemony citrus aroma, followed by a very similar flavour. Got that Summer Wine zingy bitterness about it. A cracking Citra beer, before the long dry finish there’s a touch of sweet pineapple, but this is like drinking a lemon Starburst. Congratulations to Barry and Mrs Barry [13092012]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (4784) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2012
Cask by air pressure at Inn Deep, Glasgow - clear golden, good white head, citrus hop aroma and flavour, very bitter citrus aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4407) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2012
Keg @ Inn Deep. Hazy golden amber colour, not much head. Biscuit, tropical & citrus fruit aroma. Spicy bitter biscuit, citrus fruit & resin flavour. Very bitter aftertaste. A very bitter blonde beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2012
On cask at The Bow Bar. Pours a blonde colour with a fair white head. A Citra hop aroma of pine, pineapple, lemon and caramel. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nicely bitter with lingering pineapple and caramel again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (3486) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2012
Aroma: Dry, lemony and hoppy (Citra?). Reminds me of Fyne Ales’ Jarl.

Appearance: Hazy, golden body with a small white head. No visible carbonation. Great lacing.

Taste: Soft lemon flavour. Like Jarl, but with more of a malty backbone. Lingering bitterness.

Palate: Medium body with a very oily texture. Flat carbonation.

Overall: A decent ale, but completely lacking in carbonation and, in my opinion, character of flavour. Good but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Cask at Bow Bat. Clear yellow amber pour, creamy bubbly white head. Lemon, grapefruit zest on the nose. Bitter lemon grapefruit palate, long finish. Hoppy but good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21830) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2012
cask at bow ...golden yellow ... thin white lacing ...soft mellow zezty lemon nose ... big dry lemon zezty hop ... quite a lot of bitter ... zezty lemon ... little tooo bitter for me

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