Brewed by Arkells
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Swindon, England


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Seasonal - Summer.
A golden pint for what promises to be a golden summer ahead.
Arkell’s new summer ale has a delicate ABV of 4.0% with an amber look, gentle floral hoppy aroma and a sweet, malty, hoppy taste.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (2190) - Barnton, Cheshire, - NOV 18, 2012
Cask at Barnton Cricket Cub Beer Festival 18/11/2012 Pale beer, ok tasting but bit stale, would like to try it on a fresh barrell

Leighton (22054) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2017
Bottle at home in London - sourced from Ocado. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. The aroma has some biscuity pale malts, grains, vague citrus accents. Light sweet flavour with more crunchy pale grains, a little hay, dough. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Decent balance in the finish, some simple white bread, minimal hops, crackery grains. So so.

Fatehunter (2604) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 17, 2016
Pours a finger of head on a clear straw body. Aroma is mild grain. Taste is floral with mild lemon bitterness. Texture is soft. Nice.

tommann (3900) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
Cask at the Cross Keys, Newbury. Pours gold with a medium head. Aroma is straw and lemon. Taste has straw to start with lemon and green apple on the finish. Grainy hints.

GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Drank while on a recent business trip to England -- on cask, decent English ale. Simple gold ale. Good, but not great.

Sjohnh (1010) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2014 Didn’t like this. Golden yellow colour a la Boddingtons. Watery mouthfeel, unpleasant tartness in the taste.

Fin (10834) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Cask handpump at The Bell Inn, Purton, nr Cricklade, Wiltshire. Friday 4th July 2014 Pours mid gold hazy, touch of burton snatch on nose. It’s as I expected, served suprisingly quite cold, but not suffering for it. Fruity with a light bitterness throughout its tangy, fine. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

johndoughty (5521) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle. My first for a long time from this brewery. Golden and clear. Slightly sweet with a small head. Pleasant but nothing really distinctive about it. Pretty average.

Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 12, 2013
Smootg golden pour. Creamy white heas and clinging lace. Bready flavour. Smooth texture. Little thin overall but an easy session ale.

sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Poured a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of floral hops and soft malt. Medium body, flavour of orange and caramel malt.

KeefOz (1890) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2013
Tasted 20/4/2013 draught "Ye Old Red Lion", Chieveley, Berkshire. Poured a clear golden amber with a thin white bubble head that laced OK. Aroma slightly of malt with a hint of caramel.Tasted subtly of sweet caramel malt with a slight hops bitterness. Light body. A smooth, soft, light ale with a very slight bitter finish. OK.

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