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White Horse Village Idiot

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Brewed by White Horse
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Faringdon, England

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A beer well hopped with Challenger/Bramling cross hops with a base of fine pale malt and wheat gives a light straw coloured beer with a lasting fruity aftertaste.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (3338) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; clear golden yellow pour with a frothy white head, light lemon aroma, taste has crisp zesty lemon pale malts and light grapefruit .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (737) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask pint at The Lord of the Isles (JDW) Braehead, Renfrew. A little hazy and golden in colour.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1861) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Cask at JDW, Streatham Hill. Pours gold with a white head. Cakey malt aroma. Light body, light carbonation. Cereal, sponge cake, lemon, light pine... A bit dull but OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Don2711 (148) - - JUL 30, 2014
Not to my taste. Grassy aroma which I don’t like. A little harsh on my palate. Good citrus flavours but overall not for me.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
witthatsbier (273) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask@ counting house Glasgow pours a golden yellow with frothy white head taste is light bitter with a bit of hop and fruity with short bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
olsvammel (3464) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at a pub in Oxford. Very light smell with pale bread. Similar taste. Smooth and easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marstonlad (452) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 29, 2014
Cask at the White Rabbit, Oxford. Pours pale golden with a dense little head. Aroma is floral and fruity, the British hops used are noticeable. Taste is light bitter and fairly fruity with some citrus appearing, dry toward finish. The palate is light, slick and drinkable. Simple, easy golden ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4368) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask @ Cross Inn, Heptonstall. Copper-amber with a smooth head. Has a grassy-floral nose with a deeper orange flavour in its taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1458) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
On cask at Red Lion, Kegworth - Orange body, thin loose head. Sweet honey-like malty aroma. Sweet malty body, a bit of Ryvita to it, sweet hops, with sticky bitterness at the back of the palate. Some milkiness, loads of light grains. Not a bad little starter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (4049) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Hand-pulled half-pint in the Royal Blenheim, Oxford: a White Horse brewery owned pub. Or pub crawl was staggering to a conclusion when we reached here (23rd Nov 13) and my taste buds were most likely shot, my notes are a bit patchy and rough but I did enjoy this beer even if it was a little on the ’citrus’ side of the hop scale. Pale golden colour with a thin covering of bubbles. The aforementioned citrusy hops ruled the nose and taste with an undertone of malty sweetness just below the surface. Medium depth of body and a pleasant enough beer, even if the finer points have been forgotten by me.


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