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Whim Flower Power

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100
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Brewed by Whim
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Buxton, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (15982) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2016
Cask at Rail Ale ’16, 20/05/16. Pale golden blonde with a well appointed off White cap. Nose is juicy citric flesh, tangerine, light floral hop exhaust, orange pith. Taste comprises citric sherbets, light peach notes, tangerines, soft bread dough. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with a juicy hop flicker. Solid golde ... worthy of its top 50 status.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (5985) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Cask at Chesterfield Rail Ale Jolly with RB crew; straw yellow pour with a thin white head, aroma has sweet malts and a load of citrus action, taste has tangerine, grapefruit, biscuit, a little dankness, decent hote.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotty (1131) - SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Clear golden colour, thin white head, lovely hoppy aroma and refreshing citrus/hop flavours, cracking beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (1510) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Cask at The Wilkes Head, Leek. A golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, apple, pear and big floral hops. Taste of apple, pear, grapefruit, lemon peel, grassy, floral hops and resin. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A long floral hop bitterness in the finish. A really good golden ale, full of floral and citrus hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (12680) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Wilkes Head, Leek, Staffs. Gold with white head. A big and fruity golden ale, tangy grapefruit juice, pithy, drying. There is a lasting hoppiness, light greengage hints. Really very decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4336) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2012
Hand pulled at King William IV, Nottingham. Gold, with fabulous lacing. Smells OK. Flavour is really good. Big, booming UK style hoppiness: some floral, some medicine, some cat piss. A great Golden ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1858) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2012

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
On cask at the 2012 NWAF, Manchester. Pours a golden colour with a thick white head. The aroma is quite floral with grass, caramel and green tea notes. Just a little sweet with similar floral flavours of grass, green tea and caramel. Nice lingering bitterness with moderate carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2011
Cask conditioned Handpump Brunswick Derby. A light golden beer with a white head and lacing. Good strong citrussy hops in the aroma. Sharp bitterness in the mouth. A little acidity and becomes a bit harsh but otherwise OK.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
planky84 (2723) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
Cask at NWAF, 2011. Golden/yellow pour with a white head. Citrus aromas, quite floral with a hint of caramel. Citrus flavours with pear, peach and lots of lovely hops. Sharp hop tang. Good hoppy, fruity finish. Tasty brew.


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