Brewed by Crouch Vale
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
South Woodham Ferrers, England


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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular. Also available in filtered bottle.
A gorgeous premium golden ale with wonderful aroma and a lasting spicy flavour.<

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (2488) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2015
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Pours a clear, dar kstraw yellow with a small, disappearing, dishwash head. Fresh aroma, note of elderflower at first, which quickly turns into apple. Light spicy hop note as it warms. Flavour is apple; feels somewhat juicy. Spicy hops as well. Same finish, dry anda bit tart. Palate feels a bit stale. Overall okay, but feels too stale and also a bit boring. 28.02.15.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2014
From cask at The Harp Covent Garden. Pours slightly hazy golden with white head. Aroma is spicy, sharp, citrus and some malt, hops. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium bitter, citrus, spicy, some malt. Aftertaste is bitter and fruity, soft carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6829) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Morrisons in Newport. Pours out in a clear golden colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of hops, wine corc and straw. Taste of fresh hops, citrus fruits, flowers, grass and light barley. Medium bitter finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (6517) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Mldmalzig mit ein paar nussigen Momenten. Mit McTapps geteilt und zumindest ich hatte einen Anflug von London Pride in der Nase. Etwas heu und ein bisschen Brot, dazu ein klein wenig Krauetern. Es dominiert jedoch die trockene und milde Hopfung, die zum Ende hin schoen knackig wird. Nicht schlecht.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2459) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Slightly hazy medium golden color, nice one finger frothy white head mostly lasting, nice lacing; aroma of sweet, fruity aromatic hops, citrus, tangerine, lemon, candy, orange marmelade, dough, herbal notes; smooth low to medium sweetbitter taste, light sour and herbal notes; medium body, smooth oily texture, average carbonation; medium bitter finish, citrus hops linger on, spicy notes. Well-balanced and smooth bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
POLK (2219) - Hrning, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
22 / 02-2014 golden ale with a small white foam. Get medical attention light flavor and taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (7812) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Cask at The Hope, Carshalton. Light orange, totally clear, still, small bubbly white head. Aroma is very light citrus. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is sweet bubblegum which by itself would be sickly, a musty bitterness saves it and makes it quite nice, a bit of resin. A bit oversweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (2105) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle from AlesByMail.co.uk. Dark golden to amber, clear body, with a medium, creamy, white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, some berries, candy, grass, some fresh herbs. Taste with the same aromas, the malt body is really smooth, with honey, biscuit, candy. Mouthfeel is medium, oily, with a smooth carbonation and it finishes medium bitter, fruity and complex malty. Quaffable, easy to drink and still full bodied, with a tasty, multifarious malt body and nice, fresh fruit notes. Really enjoyable!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (9993) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Hazy dirty amber colour with a small bubbly head. Hoppy, a touch dry and fruity, with the latter aspect more prevalent in its nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rane (1058) - Nibe, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2014
Cask at the wharf. Golden with small white head. Aroma hopps citrus. Taste dry hoppy bitter wih malty body. Really nice.

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