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

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3549) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at a pub in Oxford. Light malty smell. Malty taste with a flowery citrus hoppy aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (3925) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford RFC beer fest. Golden light amber colour with a lasting loose white head. Aroma is standard biscuit and light berry hop and some English yeast esters. Palate is light and slight chalky carbonation. Flavour is berry hop biscuit malt and English yeast esters. Pretty bog standard.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20902) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4292) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2258) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 21, 2013
Cask @ Diggers, Edinburgh [190813]
Golden, clear, dense thin white head
Aroma - soft floral hops, quite sweet citrus, pale malts
Taste - mellow citrus, light grapefruit, touch of tangerine, some soft cereal in there, sweet fruity malts
Palate - Medium body, smooth texture, little oily, rather sweet palate. Finish - soft sweet fruits with a slight bitterness
Overall - OK, a tad too sweet. OK session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14106) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8311) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2012
Grassy hop dominates with a touch of citrus. Decent enough if somewhat generic beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2552) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Cask at The White Hart Tap, St Albans on 7 Jul 2012. Poured a very hazy golden colour, with a halo of white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel and soft fruit. Apricots and pineapple in the flavour, with biscuity malt. Finish was lemongrass, yeast and bready malt.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35959) - 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]


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