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

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Cask; Status uncertain.
A delicate Pale Ale lightly hopped with the unique and refreshing aroma of cucumber.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - 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]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31474) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2012 From cask at Borefts. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and light peachy. Soapy, light spiced and herbal. Bitter and grassy, light peachy to citrusy. Soapy and light malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29482) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2013
Cask at Borefts BF 2012. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops, malt, and rye. The flavor is sweet with barley, rye, and a bit of hops, leading to dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21077) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2012
Cask at Borefts Bier Festival 2012. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and ashtray. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops and ashtray. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2012
Draft @ Euston Tap, Euston NW1 Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma. Fruity malty caramel and cucumber flavor. Has a fruity malty cucumber finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
27th April 2012
On tap at the Craft. Tried this at CP&K on Monday but it was nearing the end I think. Much better here at the Craft. Light haze on this gold beer, little white head. Light palate, semi dry - fresh. Mellow fresh cucumber with some mild floral notes. Well integrated with some juicy tangerine - orange hop. Finishes semi dry with a reminder of the cucumber. Decent and inventive.

Can I put in a request for a Carrot Porter?

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cgarvieuk (14702) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 20, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2012 cask at grove bar ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft floral hop nose ... oh my god ... its cucumber ... no really its cucumber yeah theres more going on here ... but its cucumber ... wow

well unless the brewer was pulling my leg, cucumbers were added at every stage, including a whole cucmber to every cask.

This is definitely my NUMBER 1 beer that i want to retry at this moment. amazing, just amazing

again with Gin added ... well this is odd.. it just seems to bring out the cucumber nose keg at de molen ... golden thin white head .... soft cucumber nose ... much more bitter cucumber ... soft and easy ... less sweet than the cask i had ok 3.6

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (13849) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
Cask handpull at Craft Beer Co. Gold clear collar of white bubbles. Palma violets. Not much condition. Its got too much perfume for me. Ok a bit but not my fav.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13549) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (12291) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Draft at Borefts. Hazy golden color. Aroma of grassy flowers. Taste is cukes, grass, fresh bread. Interesting.


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