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Brewed by Wentworth
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Rotherham, England

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Our flagship Pale Ale winning Best Beer (Sheffield 1999) and champion beer of South Yorkshire in 2002. This golden ale's distinctive character is skillfully achieved by the subtle blending of triple malts and Cascade hops making this delicious drink a favorite.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, lager malt, wheat malt. Cascade and Fuggles hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9172) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 29, 2013
Cask (Live and Let Live, Cambridge)
Phil: Pretty OK hoppy bitter. Nice fruitiness. Good balance. Anna: Aroma’s a bit dull. Soft sweetish palate. Pretty OK. More grains than hops. Phil is shit.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1609) - AUSTRIA - OCT 21, 2012
Hazy high yellow gold with a thin, fizzy, frothy, no lace, diminishing, off-white head. Smells of toasted and caramel malt, sweet fruit, buttery, with a sharp grassy hops and flowers. Medium watery body with soft carbonation. Tastes of hops and dry toasted finish. Citrus and pine needles. Rather enjoyable and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1347) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2012
500ml bottle - fresh citrus nose, hazy straw coloured body, white head. Reasonably solid palate, with a zesty citrus taste and aftertaste. Not bad.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 19, 2012
Cask @ JDW David Macbeth Moir, Musselburgh
Straw colour, clear. dense white head, good lacing
Aroma - slight sweet fruity pale malts
Taste - Soft quite sweet pale malts, bit of citrus zest, soft cereal, lots of bitter hops.
Palate - soft carb, thinninsh body but a bit oily texture. Palate is bitter bitter. Finish - lots of bitter cereal hops...way over lingering and a bit mineraly.
Overall - The finish was way too bitter and lingering for me - it’s a metallic cereal sort of bitterness. Maybe it was an off batch considering the other comments here

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14486) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2012
3rd September 2010
Hazy gold beer. Frothy white head. A slow persistent gusher but doesn’t smell or taste infected. Light palate, crispy and semi dry. Creamy dry malt. Fresh hops - grapefruit and a whisper of orange. Some minerals before a dry finish. Respectable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4402) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2012
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Hazy straw colour with a thin white head; citrus aroma; clean citrus flavour with a fruity malty body; and a tart, sharply bitter finish. A straightforward but enjoyable summer ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2012
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats in May 2012. Cask, handpump dispense. Hazy pale amber in colour with a thin white head. Strong dusty hop in the long aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives loads tart citric grapefruit full in the mouth. Strong hop resins give a dry dusty citric aftertaste which builds into a hoppy finish with grapefruit peel evident in the palate. A decent summer session Golden Ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (3509) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2012
December 2008: 500ml Brown bottle, well in date, poured into an English Pint Sleeved glass. Very pale, almost Lager looking, the small white head adds to the illusion. A mild wiff of citrus fruits hit the nose, grapefruit more than the sour lemons and lime fruits. Hops in the mix too. The grapefruit in the aroma comes through into the taste as do the hops. Nothing strong or outstanding in the flavour stakes though. A pleasant if unassuming Pale Ale, the hop and citrus fruit contents rule the brew without really making a statement, an average beer with an average score from me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13280) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2012
Cask handpull at County Hotel Spoons Ashford. I havent been here for a bit so stopped by for a couple of beers. Pale gold lasting thin white head. Good sherberty hoppy kick. Good intense cascdes. Almost eye watering. Good beer. Good condition. Yep thats lovely.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5080) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2012
50cl bottle. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Grapefruit bitterness. Nice beer.


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