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

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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!


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maeib (8391) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fairwater (124) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours very pale, clear, gold. Aroma is caramel and earthy hops. Taste is almost marmalade-like, old oranges. Then there’s some more fresh citrus, and a resinous character, leaving a residual bitterness and a quickly departing moderate bitterness. Nice beer - would definitely look for some more.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkQ (83) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 11, 2013
Hey I like this stuff... not much aroma to it but fairly drinkable stuff. Some kind of citrus taste to it. Nice aftertaste when burping. Glad to discover this beer in Vancouver Canada...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6153) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle. Well, this was a nice little surprise. I really expected nothing much here, and maybe that’s why I liked this more than I thought I would. To begin with, British IPAs tend to underwhelm me after having been spoiled so much with the fine American style IPA selection we have here. And secondly, Wold Top hasn’t exactly thrilled me with their beers. But I’m happy to be wrong-- this was actually very enjoyable, with its delicate floral and citrus hop profile and perfectly balanced sweet biscuit malts. The mouthfeel was almost creamy in texture. Just so drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , 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!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (330) - SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Has a strong, hoppy aroma and the taste is hoppy with a sweet edge but finishes with a crisp, bitter aftertaste. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7415) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2012
50 cl bottle at Tre Små Rum, Göteborg. Sampled on August 11, 2012
BBE 03/13
Clear golden color, rairly small white head. Sweet, some cheese, sugary, alcohol, caramel, candy, honey, fruity, floral, malty, grainy, husky, bitter, herbal taste. Bitter, hints of dandelion, dry, perfume aftertaste. Medium, still smooth, also somewht spritzy mouthfeel. Very high perceived bitterness.
Nice, drinkable, not destroyed by over hopping, well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (1841) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, Team Valley, Gateshead. Dark golden in colour and pours with a large foamy head. It has citrus and peppery hop flavours with toffee and woody notes and grapefruit on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (228) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours light yellowy brown. Aroma of citrous and malt. Grapefruit rind, mildly hoppy, smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (1489) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2013
500 ml bottle. Pours a clear orange/gold with light head. Aromas of light tropical fruit, marmalade and toasted malts Coppery bitter flavor with notes of citrus, hay, and floral herbs.


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