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Whim Flower Power

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


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotty (1104) - SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Clear golden colour, thin white head, lovely hoppy aroma and refreshing citrus/hop flavours, cracking beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (804) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11664) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4163) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1712) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2012

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
planky84 (2525) - , 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30966) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2010
Cask at Marble Arch Inn, Manchester. A hazy light golden beer with a thin orangey head. The aroma is very perfumy - from the hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, flowers, and hops, leading to a dry, bitter, fruity, and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alphadelic (1965) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2010
On cask at Kingston beer festival: Disinfectant lemon flavours throughout though it remains surprisingly pleasant.

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