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Brewed by XT
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Long Crendon, Aylesbury, England

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.
A refreshing golden ale made with English Pale and Munich Malts, combined with Bohemian and Bavarian hops to give a real international flavour.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, apple notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120502]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Amber colour, small white bubbly head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, floral notes as well as some slight herbal notes. Flavour is fruits, mild spices, earth and some toasted notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14339) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
cask at reading ... golden amber ... thin lacing ... jucy fruits ... light fruits juicy fruits ... ok

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13745) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Cask gravity at Firkin Ale House Folkestone. Hazy gold lasting white head. Good beer. Impressed with xt. This is very drinkable and a good golden bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. Pours clear, rich gold with a light head. Crack, corn and cereal nose. Medium sweet flavor, lightly syrupy, with light toasted grain. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Mildly dry finish, some crisp corn, light grain, straw, and creamy dough. Not bad at all.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10297) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold with white head. Light, dryish but fruity, gooseberry, pear, a hint of tartness and a light lemony hop note. Thinnish on the palate, but in a decent way. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8726) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Far From The Madding Crowd Oxford. An orange gold coloured beer with hardly any head. A decent sticky orangey hoppy beer. A bit of sweet toffee malt to balance. A good body and a pretty nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8092) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2012
Cask, Leicester Fest 12. Hazy gold with a bubbly foam. Aromas are toffee, caramel and apple with bready yeast and soft spices. Earthy with herbal notes. Leafy with autumn berries. Flavours are biscuit and cereal with mellow lemon and some cardboard. Bready yeast with earthy apple and pear. Well carbonated with a sweet, dry finish. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7421) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2012
Cask handpump at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford 22.06.12 Pours gold amber with a slim white head, looks great. Initially a little sweet and despite being a decent drop quite a departure from the very hoppy Acorn Newport IPA. Smooth easy drinking golden bitter. The bitterness is there but a tad too subtle for me. Pleasant beer but I would have liked something a bit brasher and more assertive. A6 A5 T7 P3 Ov12 3.3

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4247) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Cask@The Salmon, Leicester. Golden beer with a light head. The aroma is quite grassy, and the flavour is dry with a light bitterness. Overall a good golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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