Brewed by Wold Top
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Driffield, England


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Bottle: Cold filtered - available April to October. Has been seen in cask as a July seasonal.

Wold grown malts with the triple hop mix of Styrian, Goldings and Cascade create an amber beer that is both fruity and light but still has a subtle dry finish.
A beer for relaxing, sunshine and those long days of Summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, dry straw, light hoppy, light leather notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110617]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
From cask. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild peachy and citrusy. Bitter, toasted malty and light fruity. Ends bitter and light citrusy into a mild malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2011
Bottled. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is wood, some sweet malts, mild fruity and floral notes as well. Flavour is fruity and floral hops along with some caramel malts and mild wooden notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear Golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity hoppy citrus finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2012 cask at bow bar ... golden yellow ... thin white head .. soft lemon nose ... soft dry bitter ... soft lemon ... light drying

Bottle at home ... golden yellow ... thin white head ... zezty saison lemon nose ... sweet hop ... light dry bitter lemon ... saison tones .. wheat tones ... juicy ... but not me 3.3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2011
500ml bottle from Sainsburys beer competition 2011. Clear gold lasting thick white head. Gently herbal hop aroma. It’s a decent beer in the mouth, with some good malts. Then some decent earthy peppery nettley finish. Yes, it went down pretty quickly whilst cooking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10543) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2011
Bottle at home in London. Part of the British Open of Beers. Pours clear, shiney, yellow-gold with a fine, white head. Zesty citrus aroma, hints of tart fruit, light pine. Lightly sweet flavor, tons of pithy citrus bitterness, faint bread. Light bodied with fine, fizzy carbonation. Crisp, clean and lightly dry finish, some zesty pine, light sweetness, short to medium linger bitterness. Not bad overall. Character could be a bit more robust, but really not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10023) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Chequers, Oxford. Gold with white head. Good, crisp biscuity malts at the start followed by a dry hoppy, slightly perfumed but fruity hop flavour. Some lemon, some orange notes, nicely fresh. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9182) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 18, 2013
500ml bottle (Snow@ChrisO)
Simple caramel aroma. Nutty papery body, some toffee. Finish dry. A bit boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8621) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2013 Bottled 05/06/12. A nice orangey coloured beer with an off-white pool of head and lacing. A good citrussy beer. Oranges and lemons. Quite juicy. A little sweetness to balance. Really good. Score 3.7
Subsequent rating scored 3.6 Score unaltered

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