Brewed by Tyne Bank
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask, Seasonal;
Brewed with English hops throughout giving a mellow bitterness and a subtle fruity aroma with a citrus twist. The malt blend is carefully balanced to give a slight sweetness to the beer. A proper summer session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ 28th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2011, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England

Clear medium to dark amber orange color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel,toasted, pale malt, apple notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, earthy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111207]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2012 From cask at Market Porter. Pours clear and golden orange with a small creamy head. Aroma is toasted malty and slight caramelish. Bitter and toasted malty into a dry caramelish finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2011
Cask@Pigs Ear Beer Festival 2011. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is bready malts, some fruits and mild floral hoppy notes. Flavour is bready malts, some bitter mild fruity and floral notes with mild sap and spruce as well. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2012
cask at cloisters ... golden amber .. thin white head ... soft floral hop nose ... soft juicy fruits ... soft floral zezty hop ... juicy fruits ... simple but nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Leighton (18745) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
Cask at CBC - Clerkenwell, London. Pours clearish gold with a fine, white foam head. Soggy dough aroma. Light sweet flavor with some dry hay and dough. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Mild dryness to finish with wet white bread, modest soggy grains. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (17257) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Cask at the Craft, Clerkenwell - 08/02/13, thanks to Leighton for the pour. Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin white head. Nose is apples, summer fruits, light hops, pale malt, pears. Taste follows, grass, pale malt, non discernable fruit notes. Medium in body, moderate carbonation, light bitterness in the finish. Sub par - have had a few Tyne Bank offerings and this is way below the others!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (11372) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2012
A half pint, cask ale at Mr. Foleys Cask Ale House in Leeds. Clear, copper coloured body. Dissipating white head. Aroma is grass fruity, as well as notes of apricot. Sweet fruity taste profile offset by bittersweet hops towards the ending. Has got its moments of enjoyments (11.07.2012).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8778) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2012
Slight malts in the aroma but not much. Has a lovely clean golden colour and crisp clean texture to match. Subtle blend of fruits and bitterness as advertised.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4804) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2012
Cask by handpump at Paisley Beer Festival (26 Apr 12) - clear pale golden ale, bubbly white head, fruity hop aroma, creamy, bland, malty undertones, slightly bitter, good session beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 3, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. Quite yeasty overall. Pours a blonde colour with a thick white head. Aroma of yeast and barley. Similar flavours with some grassy hops. Creamy mouth-feel. Mild bitterness and an Ovaltine linger.

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