Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bakewell, England


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask; Status uncertain.
A delicate Pale Ale lightly hopped with the unique and refreshing aroma of cucumber.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
Sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2012. Pours a clear and golden beer with a white head. The aroma is malt and hops with grass and spices. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is dry with sweetness and some bitterness. Overall an average beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2012

Draught @ 4th Borefts Beer Festival 2012, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, nutty, cucumbers, earthy. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. IMO. funny but not very balanced ... [20120928]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (4192) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
Tasted at the 4th BBF @ de Molen. Clean golden pour. Aroma is a bit murky, some swamp and cucumber. Flavor is slightly bitter, somewhat sweet and a bit strange. Green finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2946) - Crestview, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Golden, clear. Small white head, some lacing. Hoppy, citrusy aroma with some peppery notes. Sweet flavor, honey-like. Slight peppery floral flavor. Sweet in the back. Nice. There is a definite cucumber flavor in there, but not overwhelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (4387) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2012
Golden colour, white head. Light flowery aroma, some grass. Quite fresh and light flavour, light bitter, light sweet. Only very light cucumber. Floral finish.
Quite nice and light, could see this work for a summer lunch in a meadow, with some sandwiches. Or with a bit of gin.
(Draught @ 4th BBF, Bodegraven 2012)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christian (12627) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2012
Boreft Beer Festival 2012. Hazy golden with a small white head. Grassy aroma with green pepper and pickled cucumber. Dry and hoppy flavour with lots of cucumber. Why?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huubs (142) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2012
Tap@BBF12. Wat wazig geel/goud en een kleine witte kop. Geur is gras, citrus en wat hooi. Met wat fantasie kan ik er komkommer uithalen, maar dan moet je dat wel weten. Smaak is wederom gras, citrus en een beetje koolzuur. Prima bier, makkelijk te drinken. Aldus Huubs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18082) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2012 On tap at Borefts 2012, Bodegraven. Pours perfectly clear yellow-gold with a light, white head. Pale malt nose, light straw. Light sweet flavor with definite cucumber character and some white sugar. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet finish with a bit more cucumber, hay, pale malts. Really good. The cucumber blends seamlessly into this beer. (3.9)

Cask at CBC - Clerkenwell, London. Pours clear gold with a weak, white foam head. Almost nothing happening in the nose, faint grain and straw only. Nice flavor, lightly sweet with very true cucumber character, some toasty dough. Light bodied with very low carbonation - it’s almost flat. Light sweet finish with some oily cucumber, faint toasty straw, light grass and grain. Condition seems a bit lacking. (3.4)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (7685) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2012
On tap at Borefts 2012. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is light fruity malts, not able to recognize the cucumber. Taste is easy herbal with some light spices. Lingering dry bitter, strange

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15098) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2012
Draught at Borefts BeerFest 2012. Clear yellow - white head. Citrus, nice malty, hay, light sweetness, toasted, light herbal, grassy, green, peachy notes, herbel.

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