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Whim Flower Power

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


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3587) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Light grain malts, straw, subtle floral hops. Clear gold, small, frothy, white head. Light bitter. Bitterness intensifies, grain malts, floral hops, average duration, thin texture, quite light bodied. Boring Golden Ale, nothing special really. Cask at GBBF16, Olympia.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (3020) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016, Olympia, London. A straw coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, malty, citrus aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, citrus, slight caramel. Decent and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016 - Day 5. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. The nape has zesty and pithy citrus, lemon, dry pale bread. Light sweet flavorbwith flinty minerality, some grass, lemon peel. Light bodied with fine carboantion; good condition. Lightly grassy on the finish, with more citrus pith, minerals, hay. Nice golde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3207) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Cask in the White Swan, Chesterfield. Golden with a foamy off white head. Not much aroma. The taste is citrus with toasty malts. Pleasantly bitter. Nice, but I was expecting a little more given its high rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (4260) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2016
Cask. Gravity dispense. Barrow Hill jamboree. Clear straw colour. White head. Nose has peach melba. Biscuit. Grain. Straw. Taste is soft sweet and light, well balanced bitter. Fruity, citric bitter finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WingmanWillis (136) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2016
Tried at Rail Ale Beer Festival on 20th May 2016. Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Malt and citrus aromas. Tastes floral, citrus, plenty of hop notes and a little grass. Really decent gold. Liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7690) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 28, 2016
Cask at the Rail Ale Festival Chesterfield, 2016. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a bubbly white head. The aroma is grassy citrus hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a fruity dry spicy hop bitter palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16885) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (6669) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotty (1152) - SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Clear golden colour, thin white head, lovely hoppy aroma and refreshing citrus/hop flavours, cracking beer!

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