Formerly brewed at Great Yorkshire Brewery (prev Cropton)
Style: Blonde Ale / Golden Ale
Cropton, England


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A fine traditional ale with a hint of summer sweetness.
A light, golden coloured refreshing ale made using finest pale crushed malt, the dwarf variety hop First Gold and local Yorkshire Honey. This provides a well-balanced hoppy beer with a pleasant honey aftertaste.
Honey Gold can be enjoyed at any time of year but on a hot summers' day it's the bees knees! 4.2%ABV

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john44 (4048) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2017
Bottle. Pale Gold. Tart lemon-citrus hoppy fruity bitter. Barely discernable hint of honey. Dry lemony finish. (2008)

greenmanalishi (576) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
Pours clear golden, little to no head. Grainy flavours and honeycomb, slight lemony bite.

wigglyworm99 (2068) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle conditioned. Pours a thin white head and a golden body. Aroma is of spice, hops. Tastes musty and watery. Ginseng and musty honey. Dry finish.

fonefan (59111) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Unclear light to medium yellow orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Quit lively beer out of the bottle all over the tabel ;o( Aroma is light to moderate malty, honey, citrus, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet, light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090304]

Alphadelic (2293) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 20, 2008
Extremely light looking beer with a fluffy pure white head. Aroma: Citric with hoppy notes, pretty summery with some green grassy smells. Exceedingly fizzy with a very well rounded flavour with the honey coming through late on. It begins tiggly and bitter with some caramel notes and mellows right down through a delicious maltiness to a nutty, honey finish. I couldn’t drink it all night but i agree with the bottle in that on a summers day it would be grand (if it were less carbonated).

MiP (17690) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2008
Bottle, 4.2%. Fruity and slightly sweet flavour. Almost clear pale yellow colour, small white head. The flavour is quite clean with a hint of honey. Not the sweetness from honey, but the flavour. One of the more successful of the honey beers i have had.

oh6gdx (26484) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2008
Bottled. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is nectar and sweet fruits. Flavour is sour wood, fruityness and also some hay, grass and mild flowery hops.

KimJohansen (10512) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Sweet fruity aroma with mild honey notes. Sweet fruity flavor with floral hops. Mild bitter finish.

DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2008
Bottle @ The Bear, Camberwell, London. Nose of yeast, floral and fruit. Cloudy amber appearance. Large foamy white head. Slight carbonation. A nice balance between sweetness, grapefruit, honey and hops.

Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2007
500ml Bottle @ The Bear, Camberwell, London. Cloudy / hazy yellow colour with lasting frothy head and good lacing. Aroma is grassy / sweet / caramel. Taste is not as honey like as you’d expect although crisp and sweet.

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