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

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask, Regular;
Our flagship pale session beer for 2011, pale golden almost blonde in colour, Zenith is packed with zingy Centennial hops which give a citrus bite & flavours of lime all set against a pale malt backdrop. Low in abv but big in the flavour stakes & all set off with a massive dry hop aroma, this beer ups the stakes in the pale & sessionable market.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1062) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
On cask at Hop Inn, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Pours pale golden pour. Very fruity, zesty aroma followed through on the taste. A very nice pale.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1602) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden great lasting white head lacing. Aroma is light citrus. Taste is well balanced good malts citrus dry hop bitter finish. Nice body and mouthfeel. Good golden.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4007) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Half-pint, cask: Old Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 29th June 2014. Clear light golden pour with a white head. Mild citrus notes in the hoppy aroma and taste; this lessens the sweet maltiness flavour in the mouth and helps to balance the beer nicely. Pleasant and easy drinking brew, medium bodied with a semi-dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4324) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Yellow-golden with a small head. Has a hoppy pale ale character with dry tropical fruits evident in both aroma and taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2780) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2014
On cask at the Guildford. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - oranges with a hint of pine. Taste - a bit less exciting. Still oranges but a bit less intense Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - good beer

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (3919) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Cask at Guildford arms. Pours clear straw yellow with a thin bubbly head. Light citrus aromas, lemon and grapefruit. Taste has light malt sweetness and decent bitter finish. Clean, crisp, refreshing, good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MalcolmTucker (750) - SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Pint @ Red Squirrel. Citrus hop aroma. Very dry with more citrus in the flavour. Light body that is too watery. OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4770) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2013
Cask at the Southampton Arms. Poured a slightly hazy light amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is weak malt hop. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a watery weak hop bitter palate. Light bodied with average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5582) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2013
Cask at the Southampton Arms. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus, fruity and floral hops. Flavour is light sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VastActiv (2984) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Cask at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Colour is clear light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hints of citrus, dryness, some hops and some malts.


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