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Vale Hadda’s Summer Glory

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

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; June to August.
Pale malts and a hint of crystal combine with Perle and Cascade whole cone hops, producing an easy drinking Golden Beer with a citrus hop aroma.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16586) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2009
Cask @ Edgar Wallace, Temple WC2. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty slightly floral hoppy aroma. Fruity malty floral hoppy flavor. Has a sweetish fruity malty hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Cask, Far From The Madding Crowd, Oxford. Nice straight-up gold, white head. Soft marmalade aroma with a little musky touch. Essence of sunflower, yellow, pollen. A little grapefruit peal, light toasty malt. An honest, pleasant beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7364) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2008
Cask, gravity Merton Summer Beer Festival, July 7th 2006 restrospectively added from notes Amber in colour, small head, good hoppy nose, juicy fruity and really rather tasty, some sweet honey lingers in there but nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 2     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 3     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2   White(1)->Tan(5) : 2   Lasting: 1   Lacing : 1
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 2   Bread : 2   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Soap : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulfur : XX  
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 2   Hay : 3   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : XX   Cereals : 1   Grainy : 2
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : XX   Spicy : 2   Floral : 3   Lemon/Lime : 2   Grapefruit : XX   Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : XX   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 1   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Citrusy, fresh ale with a good balance of bright hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2007
Cask@Market Porter, Southwark, London. Deep orange colour, white head, lacing. Aroma is hops, fruit and some caramel. Flavour is the alike, but quite much more bitter/sour than the aroma would warn you of.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2007
Clockwork. Aroma is hints of citrus and floural hops over a caramel malty base. Taste is good balanced citrus hop, juicey fruit and hints at honey.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2007
Cask conditioned @Humble Plumb, Soton. Good Fruity straw and zest on nose. Fruity in mouth with tasty fresh maltiness and relaxed but insistent bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imANDer (26) - USA - JUL 13, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2009 Cask - The Hop Pole Aylesbury. Golden summer ale, strong hop aroma ( Cascade? ) defineately US hops. Well balanced

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4481) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2007
Cask at the 3Bs, Reading. Honey aroma; gold with a low cream head; flavour is citrus but not too sharp; a very pleasing honey finish. Excellent.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2007
Halfway house edinburgh ... Slightly hazy orange ... light hop nse ... fruity hop with some grapefruit hop.


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