Brewed by Vale
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Brill, England


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A strong, pale ale packed with hop and Citrus flavours, rounded off by a dry malty biscuit finish. A pronounced hop aroma throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonb5 (417) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Pint at JDW Sutton (Surrey) A: Golden, hazy decent head with moderate retention and lacing. S: Berries, yeast, esters. T: Followed the nose, a bit fruity, bitter side of bittersweet. M: Watery texture, not much in the way of carbonation, smooth. O: Good pint, a bit of a Belgian style single/golden/pale ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3619) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2015
Cask @ West Kirk JDW. Hazy golden Amber, good head. Resin grain aroma. Bitter tropical fruit flavour. Biscuit & citrus aftertaste. Solid golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (11566) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Cask at the Hop Pole, Aylesbury, 28/02/15. Clear golden with a decent off white covering that retains well, good lacing ensues. Nose carries floral elements, bread dough, light citric peel, spice, lemon rind. Taste comprises orange, perfume, light melon, bread dough, pale malt. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough GB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (503) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Cask at The Victoria, Rugby, 03/10/14. Light Amber beer with a solid white head, creamy black country style flavour and fruity. Pleasant!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
Bottle at home, not sure exactly where it came from, but Vale beers aren’t exactly rare. Poured a pale golden colour, with a thin white head. Aroma of peaches, grass and floral hops. Soft fruit flavours, with some straw and pine. Finish was dry cereal, bitter spruce and raisins.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13156) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 12, 2014
Golden hoppy bitter, nice floral English hops, dry finish with a quenching acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle from Vale Brewery. Pours amber yellow with a thin white head which fades quickly. Aroma is citrus, bitter hops, malt and resin. Taste is floral, and moderately bitter but not much sweetness. Moderate to gentle carbonation. Long, moderate dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3409) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2013
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear yellow, thin white head, resinous, fruity, malty aroma, good lacing, weak citrus, hint of resin, bittersweet, moderate carbonation, not too bad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
waynep1979 (5) - Aylesbury, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2013 does not count
Pleasant, easy drinking beer, and yet relatively strong for a UK cask ale. Light Citrus flavour. Light golden appearance. Very light dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2717) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Golden beer with medium head and decent lacing. Aroma is hoppy. Taste is citrus, bitterish hops and a touch of butter. Decent.

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