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Brewed by Twickenham Fine Ales
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Twickenham, England

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Summer.
Previously known as Hornet

Very pale, very hoppy beer with an excellent flavour. Extra pale ale malt and wheat malt combine with aromatic, flavourful hops to make a very refreshing, quaffable pint.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9851) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2016
Cask, The Charlotte, Leicester. Orange gold with a thin head. Peaches with jammy lemon and toasted, bready malts. Some citrus rind bitterness. Floral, herbal notes. Dry finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1369) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Cask at the Gunmakers, Marylebone, London. Pours golden with an average white head. Aroma of citrus and fruit, hop, and straw. Fairly light level of sweetness with a good accompanying level of bitterness. Medium body, texture quite sticky, soft carbonation. Finish has a lasting bitterness. A good summer ale this.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8697) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Cask @ North London Tavern, Kilburn, London. Golden-blonde with an extremely thin head. Hoppy and dry in character, although somewhat dirty in its nose. Has a light easy-drinking texture.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6362) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2016
Cask HP at The William Morris Hammersmith as ’Twickenham Summer Sun’. Pale golden yellow, almost totally clear, still, creamy white head ensures, full lacing. Aroma is gummy sweets, airy malt sugars. Body is smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is straw, light lime sweets, dusty dried flowers, musty breathy bitterness, some carpet dryness. Assertive hopping. Quite good. Very sessionable and balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (9266) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Cask at the Kew garden hotel. Pale golden coloured pour with a lasting white froth. Aroma is pale sweet grains, light orange note and little berry. Flavour is composed of base malts, semi sweet grains, light delicate citrus orange and berry hop. Simple beer well executed and very drinkable. Palate is light and soft, nice cask condition.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4597) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2015
At the GBBF. Twickenham summer sun a clear gold with a foamy white head. The aroma is bready hops and the taste is chewey light malts with green herbal hoppiness. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (9310) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at Willow Walk. Malty, biscuity nose, grass, herbs, light lemon. Lemony, rather sweet and biscuity, nice bitter finish. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Cask at the Bear (JDW), Maidenhead. Plae amber with a loose white head; fresh grassy aroma; grainy body with a citrusy taste; and a crisp finish. A pleasant but unexceptional golden ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Twickenham Summer Sun ].
Clear light medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy, grass, fruity, light citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, citrus, fruity, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140813]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40475) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild citrusy and slight grassy. Botter, grassy and citrusy. Crisp hoppy. Bitter and dry into a slight herbal finish.


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