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


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2009
cask 0,568l 6,5Ä at Gallows Bird 050209 pale yellow tiny white head strong fruity bitterness grassy interesting one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear light yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (070808)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20246) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is citrusfruits, some wood, mild notes of leather as well as flowery hops. Flavour is wooden, caramel malty and grassy. Grassy and wooden notes in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Light gold colour with a floral notes on the nose and a very sharp and refreshing taste. Nicely varied citrus and hop flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Sweet fruity aroma with floral hops. Sweet fruity flavor with citric and hoppy and piney notes. Ends bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (7988) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2008
Cask, The Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Pale gold and hazy with an off-white head. Aromas are soft wheat malts with cream. Has a citrus bite. Flavours are dry and bitter with sweet wheat malts and lemon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5179) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2008
Bright bottled at Thanet Easter Beer Fest. The Winter Gardens, Margate. Light, fruit and hoppy beer with a light and pleasant sweetness. Pale yellow in appearance. Good hop presence, citric and dusty with a lingering earthy dust. Biscuit. A refreshing and flavoursome ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7276) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2009 Cask, gravity at the Kings Arms Beer Festival, Kidlington, Oxon 28-03-08 Nice tasty bitter, cannot understand why Iíve never got around to rating this when it pops up so frequently around these parts.Pours warm golden, looks in very good nick (pretty much all of the beers at this pub festival looked very decent actually) Good balance between bitter and sweet with nice layers of citrus, hops are continually racing around, not the best that White Horse have but a good effort all the same. A6 A4 F7 P3 OV15 3.5 Had this again at the Royal Bleinhem, Oxford 29-03-09 Pours lemony gold with some nice curly bitterness that seems to wrap itself around the tongue. Occasional flashes of lageryness, not sure what malts or hops are used but I wonder if this is what Iím actually getting. There are also some dabs of vanilla, citrus and all in all its a very decent bitter. Pleased to see my rating is very similar marks wise to the previous rating A6 A4 F7 P3 OV14 3.4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13276) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2008
Cask gravity at Planet Thanet BF 08. Surprisingly, Iíve not had this before. Pale gold, slight haze. Thin off whtie head. Gooseberry citrus aroma. Pretty decent gold bitter. Nice bitterness on finish. Good condition, maybe a little young, not quite ready. OK golden bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2008
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Planet Thanet 2008.
Cloudy pale yellow with a thin white rim. Straight forward hoppy aroma with maybe a little tea. Flavour is similarly straight forward. Good hops nice bitter finish. One dimensional but nice enough.

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