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

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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."


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, 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 (519) - 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 (10215) - 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 (4990) - 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...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6374) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2007
Cask. At The Harp, Covent Garden, London. Clear gold pour, foamy white head. Sweet, light grain aroma floral, borderline perfume hops. Taste - VERY dry, crisp, with light fresh cereal grain malt, sun-dried straw, bitterness from perfumey and dried grassy hops, this has a very nice bitter finish. Crisp, light body, solidly astringent, has a longish dry grassy finish. This is an excellent quencher, simple but quite sophisticated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2007
Hoppy nose. Cloudy golden hue, small frothy head. Nicely hopped with some complexity between a dry- sweet- dry run. Soft and weighty mouthfeel. A very nice session beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7759) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2007
Gravity dispense at the Miners’ Arms Summer Beer Festival, St Werburgh’s Bristol 6/8/07. Bright gold with a moderate white head. Aroma of grassy hops and hay. Flavour started sweet before the hops kicked in. Marred by a strange aftertaste which reminded me of cigarette ash.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2007
Clear amber. Hint of flowers in the scent, but not much. Quite a bit of carbonation. Very good mouthfeel and a strong bitterness. Tastes of hop and pink grapefruit marred by a slightly sulphuric end.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2007
Light hazy golden colour with a white head. malty aroma with hoppy grassy notes. Sweet malty flavor with notes of hay. Light dry and hoppy finish.


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