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


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask; Special - Wonderful, refreshing zesty aromas top off a pale, light biscuity body. Sweetness and bitterness combine in a hugely satisfying session beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, - SEP 21, 2012
Gravicask (PBBF2012, Thurs)
6+ Sweet mango. Anna gets lemony artichoke dip.
3 Bold gold, small light head.
6+ Light, milky grains, nice hoppy citrus bite.
4- Soft palate, carbonation low. Citrussy finish.
13 Simple, but high quality, pale bitter. Could have been hoppier.

ManVsBeer (11178) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2017
Cask @ Pelt Trader, London. Golden with a thin head. Has a very palatable pale ale texture, but other more fruity citra ales are available.

Svesse (8962) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2017
(Cask at Harp, Charing Cross, London, 22 April 2017) Golden colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, lemon peel, grass and floral hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit, peaches, soft malt, grass and a balanced citric bitterness. Light body, with a touch of sweetness. Fresh and tasty. Nice one.

redders1974 (1702) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2015
Very decent session golden ale with nice head smooth citrus taste pine and watermelon very tasty and good mouthfeel on tap at the Healey rochdale

MrOrla (3693) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2015
TAP at c4. Pours golden with a very Little white head. Aroma of jucy, hops, malts, light grain. Taste is tropical, malts. Refreshing. Passion, grape.

tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Cask, Queen’s Head, Chelmsford, 15th May 2015. Golden colour with some minimal white lacing which diminished quickly. Aroma is raw onions, grapefruit, citrus juice, lime cordial and lemons. Taste is grapefruit, mangos, orange peel, light orange tart, pilth, pine. Drinkability is banging.

Sigmund (8025) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 12, 2015
Cask half pint at The City Arms, Cardiff. Pale golden colour, minimal white head. Moderate aroma of citrussy hops. Distinctly citrussy flavour with a good bitterness. Light bodied, and a bit one-dimensional, but nice enough to drink.

DroolYeast (1778) - Odder, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2014
Cask @ the wharf in Aalborg. Aroma of hops and yeast. Clear amber with tiny white head. Moderate bitterness, moderate sweetness. Medium body, watery texture, long bitter finish, light carbonation.

EdKing (2668) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
Cask at the Craft #100 at CBC Clapham. Clear amber, white light foam head. Nose is very grainy, barley grain, grain husk, cereal, honey, bit of malt vinegar and fustiness. Taste is grainy, cereal husk, honey, as above but with hop bitter. Bit of sulphur. Not that great condition as probably too warm. Will come back to re-rate.

SaintMatty (7608) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
Cask (The Harp, Charing Cross) - Golden in colour. Gooseberries, lemon and grapefruit in the aroma. Hoppy yet nicely balanced taste with grapefruit, lemon, gooseberries and peach detected.

Theydon_Bois (21482) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Cask at Craft Holborn, 27/08/14. Clear golden amber with a well appointed off white covering. Nose is citric peel, hoppy vibes, pale malt, grass, light orange strains. Taste comprises orange pith, mango, hint of pine, lemon rind, straw. Medium bodied, fine to soft carbonation, light hop bitterness in the close. Solid hoppy cask GB veering towards SIPA.

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