Brewed by York
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
York, England


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Cask: Regular.
A well balanced, light beer with pale malt character. Crisp and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (5578) - ITALY - AUG 20, 2013
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (3297) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2013
golden color. Very light bodied, light soft hopped nose. Very light all around. Easy drinking simple bitter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6260) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
Small creamy offwhite lasting head. Clear pale yellow body. Faint strawy dusty wooden aroma. Dry-sweet fruity floral taste with dusty notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, flat, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish dusty strawy wooden aftertaste with lingering herbal floral notes. Nice, but a little low on flavour. (0.284l cask at The Three-Legged Mare, York.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niall73 (1859) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
Cask at Fleur de Lis, Leigh. Pours a golden colour. Nice, light malty aroma. A little fruity. A light, easy drinking ale with a slight citrus edge and a pleasant bitterness. A little bland. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1289) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Cask at Pennyweight, Darlington. Golden colour, foam white head and aroma of malt, floral hop. Taste is biscuity malt & light citrus hop bitterness. Light bodied, medium carbonation. Quite OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1897) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Cask at the Old Wheatsheaf, Frimley Green. Pours a gold colour with a thin white head, mild aroma with some fruit, the taste is bitter with malt with a crsip dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11366) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 11, 2013
Cask at The Maltings in York. Pours cider color with a creamy white head. Light grassy aroma. Flavor is mildly bready and grassy bitter. Finishes Bitter. (pun?) Sort of what a hopped up kolsch might be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (882) - Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Pint at the last drop pub in York. Pours a very slightly fuzzy gold with a small white head. Lacing all the way to the bottom. Aroma is very fruity and sweet with honey coming through. Tastes floral and peachy with a thin mouth feel. I don’t find it dry as others do but agree its a little oily. Very drinkable if a little too floral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (617) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
Cask handpull at Mr Foley’s, Leeds. Light, golden beer served with a cream head. Very easy drinking, zesty. I moved onto different beer after a pint but others I was with stayed on this all night, so for them it lived up to its name!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4009) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2012
Three hand-pulled pints in Restroom Number 2 on Cleethorpes railway station: 10th Nov 2012, just before going to watch The Town win 5-1. Golden to copper in colour with a good full white head sat on top. Slightly more malts than hops in both the nose and taste: nice blend of flavours and easy to drink. The barrel had only just gone on and my first pint was also the first out of the barrel: so fresh and ’spritzy’ it certainly was, as were the next two pints I had. Another easy drinking beer from this brewery: visited it a couple of years back, recommend anyone does the same if they can.

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