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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong and well hopped for the voyage sending IPA from the Wolds to the World. Interestingly brewed with a pale Wold grown malt base, a triple hop blend and Maize for the head retention. Such triple hopped beers need hot full flavoured foods to accompany them!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, pale malt, light straw - grass, light to moderate hoppy, fruity, light grass - straw. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130127]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
7th December 2013
Bright clear pale gold beer with a small white head. Light crisp palate, semi dry with fine carbonation. Clean pale malt, a little dry. Hops are light but very pleasing in their lime - lemon character. There is a nice touch of piney sweetness as well. Finishes semi dry and medium bitter. Sank this in no time!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2012
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft toffee orange nose ... ligth fizz... soft metalic fruits ... sweet peach ... mellow fruity malts ... ok .. id expected worse

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
500ml bottle from Sainsburys Ashford. Clear gold with lasting white head. Citrus hoppy aroma. Bit thin in mouth. Some good hops on the finish. Bit harsh on the finish. To be honest I now need to go to bed. Will re-rate this. A bit thin in terms of body. Good bitterness on finish. ok hoppiness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (13425) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle sample at the Great British Beer Festival in Belgrade. Bright golden yellow color.Aroma of sweet spiced caramel. Taste is bittersweet lemon and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (11061) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 7, 2014
Süffiger blumiger Hopfenantrunk, wenig bitter. Im Mittelteil noch etwas hopfiger, dabei bleibt das Bier süffig, etwas herb und bis in den Nachgeschmack hinein nicht bitter. Süßlicher, hell malziger Abgang. Gut! 11/12/11/12/8/12

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10653) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2012
Bottled, 500ml from Sainsbury’s in Banbury. Gold with white head. Quite a dry, floral bitter, there is a decent malty body, some husk, grainy, carrying a flowery hop note. Reasonable depth and palate. Decent enough.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10093) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle at Calgary Beer Fest. Pours clear dark gold with a small, frothy and bubbly white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is minty, earthy, and woody hops, biscuit and grain malt, and clean. Flavor is heavy hops and medium bitterness, light fruity esters, sweet malt and a dry finish. Medium-light body and medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
Bottled 04/09/13. A golden beer with an off-white pool of head. A full flavoured hoppy beer. Good citrus flavours and a nice body. Good malts. Tasty and well constructed and balanced. Lovely length of flavour. Really very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are biscuit and caramel with tinned pineapple juice and lemon. Grapefruit with woody notes and hints of caramel. Trace seawater with soft spices. Flavours are sweet mixed tropical fruit with dry, woody notes and a peppery finish. Decent.


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