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

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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."


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10770) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2009
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours muddy, pale, yellow with a small, creamy, white head. Soft sweet aroma, light doughy maltiness. Fair hoppiness. Fine mouthfeel, low carbonation, lightly creamy. Flavour is balanced with good maltiness and fine grassy and flowery hops. Rather long, dry and sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2008
Quite impressed by the colour of this. Lovely pale yellow tha pours nicely. Nose is floral with hint of sherbert. Flavour is floral with a mildly nutty palette. Pleasantly surprised

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobinlondon (1250) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2008
Handpulled cask at JDW Stanmore. Golden with a creamy white head. Citrus aroma. Citrus and hoppy flavours with a nice dry hoppy finish. Smooth and drinkable, with a creamy mouthfeel. Delicious.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - MAY 18, 2008
Appearance: golden color. Medium and lasting head of white color. Aroma: a strange and unpleasant smell similar to potatoes. In the background a sweet wheat touch and slight hoppy aroma. Flavor: sweet pale malty start. Progress of starch and vegetables like potatoes, some unpleasant and maybe from a yeast problem. Dry-hoopy final. Palate: medium body with smooth texture and light to medium carbonation. Remark: problems in the aroma and taste for a unpleasant vegetable note. Only stands out the dry hoppiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4198) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2008 500ml bottle from Tescos - not bottle conditioned. Pale gold with a loose white head; citrus aroma; creamy orange and grapefruit flavours; dry, earthy hop finish.

Cask at the Flowerpot, Derby. Not as obviously citrus as the bottled version, this had a more balanced fruitiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2008
Bottle from Tossco. Looks like a very pale lager with no visible fizz, but don’t be fooled. Aroma juicy Oakham/Crouch Vale grapefruit and mandarin, with added stalkiness and fine silvery hairs. CHLOROPHYLL. More of the same in the mouth, with the hop earthiness becoming more assertive and plant-like. Reminds me of Belgian ales spiced with juniper. Grapefruit to finish, softened with vanilla/peanutty pale malt afters. My enjoyment of this was unquestionably enhanced by the fact I expected it to be shit, but consdering it’s dead, a very decent GA with a seductively earthy/citrussy blend of hops. More Willamette and Galena, please.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
greenmanalishi (446) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2008
cask. pale golden with grassy/grainy aroma. flavour is crisply sweet, hay, something of a cucumber/citric mix (?) with a slightly dry, hoppy finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2008
Københavnske Øldage 07. Bottle. Light golden/straw with a mild aroma with notes of straw and malt. The flavour is very malty, but it also has light fruity notes and a dry citrus. I would like to try this from cask one day. 2142

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2008
Bottle@Proeflokaal. Grainy aroma with hints of citrus. Yellow color, small white head, fair lace. Light sweet, malty, bitter, very grassy, thinnish. Refreshing but boring.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2007
Cask @ Liverpool St. Sporks. Opaque gold with a thin white head. Malt, banana, orange and grassy hops. Slightly buttery malt with some bitter grassy hops. Seemed a tad unbalanced to me, standard fare...


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