Brewed by Hadrian Border Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A pale coloured thirst-quencher, using Maris Otter malt, wheat malt and an abundance of bittering and aromatic hops. Slightly creamy and easy to drink.

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JorgeLee (2086) - Greater London, - NOV 13, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2013 Bottle. A pale yellow gold ale, this has quite a coarse grainy and slightly yeasty feel to it. The finish is a bit better with a decent hop bite. Ok. Rerate, GBBF 2013. Forgot I’d had this rather average beer before. Less grainy/yeasty this time, maybe because on cask, but still a bit dull.

FatPhil (15964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 12, 2017
Cask (Clarendon Arms, Cambridge) (6:3:6-:3:12-=3.0--)
Sweet popped corn aroma. Very sulfury taste, almost Greene King-ey. Finish is peas and pulses. Hmm, it’s not objectionable, but I suspect 3.0 is an overrate.

EdKing (2576) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2016
Cask in Crown Posada. Very pale Amber looking golden ale with a thin white head. Nose is sulphury eggy Burton snatch, fruity lemon n boiled sweet, light grains, slight pineapple. Taste is lightly fruity, pineapple, light cereal grains, but some of that eggy Burton snatch. Kind of spoils it.

joe19612 (2897) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark gold orange colour with a slight white head, aroma is light and hoppy with hints of fruit, taste is bitter and a touch watery with a dry bitter finish. ,

gegwilson (3674) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Cask in the Cottage Inn near Craster. Pours blond with a white head. No aroma. Ligt citrus flavour with a little spice. OK.

RichTheVillan (7759) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2016
Cask at the Red Lion Kings Heath; clear golden yellow pour with a bubbly off white head, aroma has pale malts and a citrus edge, taste is your typical golde, citrus some malt action refreshing enough.

wheresthepath (2315) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2016
Cask at the White Hart. Gold with a white head. Citrus up front with a decent balance of biscuitty malt and a crisp finish. Just your average golden ale, but done well.

theprof (931) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2016
Cask. Aroma mildly citrus and floral. Pours golden rather than yellow. Strong lacing. Medium carbonation. Solid with residual hop bitterness but I wouldn’t seek it out.

BeerViking (4710) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2016
Cask at the Crown & 2 Chairmen, gold with a very thin head, dry-sweet grain, light bitterness, meh.

dynamiteninja (1853) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2016 Bottle on Feb 2016. Gold body. White head which instantly dissipates. Malt, hops, fruit, spice, cake dough, lemon. Bitter. Dry finish. Watery palate. 636212

Stuu666 (13093) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Cask at the malt and hops. Pours clear golden, nose is dull toffee, floral, taste is similar, dry, sweet.

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