Brewed by Titanic (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stoke-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Crystal malt; Yakima Galena, Willamette, Fuggles and Goldings hops.
"A light refreshing distinctively hoppy beer with a freshness that belies its strength, so easy to drink it will fool all but the crustiest of sea dogs."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7251) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2006
Thin white head; hazy yellow body. Light citric peas hop aroma (EKG?). Light soft sweetish citric pea hop taste. Light fruit notes. Dry aftertaste. Nice! (0.5pt on cask.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2006
Cask @ Wenlock Arms, London. Clear pale yellow colour with a small white head. Fruity malty aroma. Fruity malty slightly hoppy flavor. Malty bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2006
A Mes rate: Pint at the JDW at Liverpool Street. Sweet grapes aroma. Crappy lifeless appearance. Tastes very much like one of my mums white wine and sodas with some extra grapefruit added. Bitter finish. Pretty poor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2006
On tap in Weatherspoons, Cambridge. Cloudy yellow with slight head. Musty, Yeasty honey aroma. Sweet honey flavour but flat, no character. Overall the beer had a good taste but I feel the beer was not looked after in the pub. I am confident this beer is better in the bottle or from a decent pub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2006
Pale brown color, good head. Hopy pale ale with nuts and malt in both aroma and taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iammadeofjelly (194) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2006
golden coloured quite pale in colour and a very light hue. Pleasant on the nose and tongue with quite a pleasant taste and aroma. The same colour as a lager, but with far more taste than a cheap beer such as a lager like carling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1566) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2006
A golden straw coloured beer with a thick, creamy white head. The nose is light and slightly yeasty at first, but then the floral hoppiness comes through with a vengeance! This is then accompanied by a sweet fruitiness similar to that of peaches. The taste is light and bitter with the dry, floral hoppiness being the predominant flavour. As in the aroma, there is a hint of peach fruitiness towards the end. The finish is light and bitter. (Draught - Lloyd’s Bar @ The Globe, King’s Lynn).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Borough Arms, Crewe 17/06/2001 Golden coloured and hoppy. Bitter finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 17/10/2002 Clear golden with orange aroma. Slightly bitter hop finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich 19/01/2003 Clear golden coloured and hoppy. Slightly bitter finish. 4. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich 08/07/2003 Clear golden coloured and slightly sweet on the palate. 5. 500ml Bottle 05/06/2010 Hoppy aroma. Some carbonation. Golde coloured hoppy and a little citrus flavoured with a hint of dryness in a malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 18, 2006
Pint pulled at The Railway in Putney (London), poured a lively white and then settled to a very clear pale straw with a good thick white head. A sharp tangy hoppiness in the aroma with hints of peachy fruits. Subtle citrus fruits in the flavour with a dry bitterness all the way through the mouth. There was also an unfortunately hoppy tanginess which I suspect is because of the lack of quality control at my local JDW.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (4058) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 29, 2006
I thought It was going to be creamy or at least blonde, and it was like orange, like a medium dark bitter. Perhaps something changed but it was no clear at all.

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