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Brewed by Durham
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bowburn, England

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Permanent.
The name comes from the predominant hop. Amarillo is a light and floral American hop. On its own it makes a beer that has similar qualities to a light white wine. The addition of Goldings hops add a little more spice. The result is a deliciously fragrant light session beer. Amarillo and Goldings hops.

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3.2
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ The Grove, 2 Spring Grove Street, West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, England HD1 4BP.

Clear light to medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, moderate hoppy, grass, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120121]

3.2
yespr (47545) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
From cask at Three Judges. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Citrusy fruity hops aroma. Bitter ad mild fruity flavoured with a vague malt base. Quite refreshing and bitter dry finish.

2.3
anders37 (27047) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2006
Cask @ The White Horse, Parsons Green, London. Golden colour with a small white head. Fruity and slightly hoppy aroma. Thin malty fruity flavor. Some hoppy hints. Fruity aftertaste.

3.8
cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2012
cask at bowbar ... golden yellow ... bubbly white head ... soft mellow floral lemon hop ... pepery zezty front ... juicy lemon ... soft fruits ... nice clean and crisp

3.5
Leighton (22304) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2017
Cask at Waterloo Tap - London. Pours clear yellow-gold with a frothy, white head. The nose holds white bread, pale grains, hay, lemon peel. Lightly sweet flavour with further lemony hops, straw, some butter husky grains. Light bodied with fine carbonation; decent condition. Finishes with some dirty hay, more pale grains, husk, faint grass, bread crust. A very decent cask golde.

3.2
chriso (21656) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2004 There’s a big grassy hop aroma, but the edge is taken off it slightly by a whiff of sulphur. The palate is much as expected of a golden ale - crisp and clean, with lots of soft citrus. However, I found it tailed off a bit towards the end and could have done with more grip in the finish. Nevertheless, quite pleasant. Cask (gravity dispense) at Peterborough Beer Festival.

3.1
Theydon_Bois (20612) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
Cask at the Arkwright Arms, Duckmanton, 04/10/13. Clear pale golden with a good sized white head. Nose is toasty malts, apple orchard, light hop bill. Taste comprises grass, green apple, hint of pear, light hops, toasty malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry grassy bitter notes in the finale. Ok GB but expected a little more from this brewer!

3.1
harrisoni (19318) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2010
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2010. Very pale gold, thin lasting white head. Some hop. Bit soapy a nd a little disappointing, some sharpness. OK

3.2
Oakes (18794) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Fresh amarillo nose, slightly biscuity, light earthy hop character. Good balance, though I might prefer a bit more brightness.

2.8
FatPhil (17077) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 1, 2007
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Real Ale Festival 2006) Aroma is hoppy bitterness, maybe a bit citrusy. Perhaps a bit watery in the mouth, yes there’s a bunch of hops, but not very interesting.


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