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

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
A well balanced, light beer with pale malt character. Crisp and refreshing.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1050) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1801) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10692) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (727) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (525) - 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!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3479) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
realalechamp (41) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Pale malts, flowers, & fruits. A more distinct fruitiness gives this one a slight edge to the Terrier for me.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Floral and citrus in aroma. Pale yellow with full white head. Dominant bitterness with notes of honey and biscuit.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3475) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Golden looking ale with a fairly fruity aroma, but this is less apparent in its taste.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2012
28th August 2009
Clear gold beer. Semi dry and soft palate. Dry malt with juicy hop. Reasonably well balanced but the finish is over dry.


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