Brewed by Dark Star
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Horsham, England


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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask: Unfiltered; Keg & Bottle: Filtered. Regularly available.
An extremely clean-drinking pale golden ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes from the Cascade hops. This beer is full-bodied and full-flavoured yet gentle enough to make it a favourite session beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (972) - Genova, - JAN 19, 2014
Pompa @ Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà. Chiara un pelo torbida con bellissima schiuma. Carbonazione a zero, amara e beverina, mantiene quello che promette al naso!

niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2017
Cask at Greyhound, Hartshill. Pours golden. Full bodied citrus led session ale. Decent.

Rubin77 (2113) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 3, 2017
F: thin, white, average retention. C: gold, light hazy. A: malt, citrus, grapefruit, grassy. T: malty, grapefruit bitterness, tangerine, grassy, hint of tropical fruits, medium body, medium carbonation, very nice, enjoyed, half pint @ The Black Horse Inn pub near Horsham.

thepatrickman (1347) - Jevington, East Sussex, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2017
Pint on cask. An excellent golden ale. It lives up to its name, with a good amount of hop flavor at the end, but it’s also balanced and never overpowering. Great flavors of grapefruit and flowers that really come out at cellar temp.

beer_head (45) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2017
Cask, Mariners Great Yarmouth. Pours golden amber with thin frothy lasting head. Decent aroma of hops, grapefruit and some hints of malt. Initial taste of grapefruit and a slight hint of grass leading to a slightly bitter, but somewhat refreshing aftertaste. Light carbonation. Not at all bad and easy drinking. Plenty of flavour for 3.8 ABV.

Davros IX (354) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2017
2016 catch up - Bottle at home - A nice easy drinking light bitter. Light hops and malt and very thirst quenching. I served it on the cool side and that was perfect. It is one of my favourite summer beers.

47574xeCD (1132) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2017
Cask at JDW gatwick north terminal. Golden clear pour with white head. Citrus grapefruit hops biscuits light malt. Good solid stuff

Fullpintofbeer (378) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2017
Tap @The Bridge Inn, Bristol. Medium white head, golden/yellow colour, cloudy. Aroma of grapefruit peel, citrus, herbs. Bitter taste, light body, average carbonation, long finish. Nice, light and refreshing.

nickd717 (4690) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 31, 2017
Cask at Harp in London. Beautiful clear bright pale golden with a lazy one-finger white head. Aroma is hoppy, floral, elderflower, citrus. Flavor is nice, dry, crisp, pale malt with a good hop punch. Light on the feel and drinkable with a nice soft carbonation. Really awesome for the blond ale style.

avantbland (15) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2017
One of my favourite easy-to-drink golden ales, and as it’s 3.8% you can easily drink it all night. Not a particularly intense flavour, but a delicious one... although nowhere near as hoppy as the name implies.

thejackpacker (448) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Cask at the crown Eastbourne. A really solid golden ale and I’m really pleasantly surprised at the abv. Incredibly drinkabls, light, with flavour. Yum.

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