Brewed by Castle Rock
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Nottingham, England


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle conditioned.
Brewed and bottled in the UK for Castle Rock.
Ingredients: Low Colour Maris Otter (LCMO); Torrefied Wheat; Challenger, Goldings and Styrian Goldings.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (20812) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle at home with friends in London. Pours a mostly clear yellow with a small, white foam head. Rich doughy malt nose, some hay. Medium sweet flavor with sugary dough, light lemon, mellow alcohol, white sugar. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with basic, doughy malts, white sugar, light herbal hops, hints of vegetables, straw. Very simple but generally OK beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (15323) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2012
50cl bottle @ home shared by Joes. Clear yellow/golden color, small white head that diminishes almost instantly. Smell fruityness and some hops. Taste is about the same: fruity and hoppy. Pretty nice. Medium fizzy carbo, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (12311) - Troms, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2016
500ml bottle bought at Vinmonopolet Harstad. An airy white head to a bright golden body. Laces well. Smooth fruit hoppy nose. Smooth taste as well of herbal hops, bread and mild leafy bitterness to the finish. Well balanced. Drinks very well with the TV football (at home watching UEFA Euro 2016, Troms 17.06.2016).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (10046) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - DEC 12, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2012 50cl bottle. Good creamy head. Clear golden pour. Good bitter aftertaste. Nice! .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (10016) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2012
Terribly weak looking, but its hopped aroma and slightly hopped flavours make up for this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (9141) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Tesco poured into an English pint glass. I love this beer and it's grown on me over time and is in danger of becoming my standard summer beer! It reminds me of Duvel, but without the alcohol. It has a slightly bitter, floral and citrus taste. It's pleasant but not overpowering. Lovely lingering palate that positively begs you to hold onto your glass rather than putting it down. Serve cool but not cold. We don't want to kill all those lovely flavours do we? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (8876) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2016
Shared bottle at Lofthus tasting. Pours clear deep Golden with a small white head.Aroma of caramel and herbal hops. Taste is herbal sweet, decent carbonated, crisp dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
Bottled 06/10/12. A bright yellowy orange coloured beer with a whitish head. A lemony hoppy nose with a floral element. Soapy and citrussy fruity in the mouth. A marmalade note. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2011 Bottle from Fosse Asda. Pale gold with an airy, Persil-white foam. Bright, wine gummy aroma with some gooseberry, a light shaving of grapefruit zest. Good clean balanced beer with a sprinkle of pale green Sauvignon fruitiness, lime, chocolate (despite the paleness), good husky malt interest. Reminds me of those cheap boiled sweets with a crunchy lime carapice and...surprising chocolate interior. Yeah, them. Better than the Best Beer in Britain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (7497) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2016
Big offwhite head. Clear brown body. Vague fruity aroma. Dryish-sweet fruity floral taste with perfumy candy notes. Mid-bodied. Silky soft mouthfeel. Dryish fruity floral mealy aftertaste with wooden notes. Quite nice and drinkable. Perhaps a little artificial. (0.5l bottle, from wine monopoly, Strmmen.)

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