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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Staveley, England

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Pasteurised bottle.
Golden Ale. Hoppy and uncompromisingly bitter with complex fruit flavours from the blending of a modern English hop, First Gold, with the outrageously fruity American hop, Cascade. A hopheads’ beer... with balance. A real beer drinkers beer.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fairwater (146) - Reading, Berkshire, - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle from Co-Op. Light amber, light carbonation, no head. Stone fruit, a bit of caramel, then a moderate lingering bitterness. Very sessionable!


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Antzrhere (96) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2016
Pours yellow with white head. A decent example of an English pale. Clean, Malty, straw, slight flower, light. Nothing spectacular, but well made

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4088) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 18, 2016
Jak na piwo z Anglii to mocna nachmielone cytrusowymi chmielami chyba. Mnostwo grejfrutow w zapachu i smaku. Dominuja na podniebieniu totalnie. Wyglad to mala piana ale jakosciowa, srednio sie utrzymujaca. Kolor pomaranczowy lekko mglisty. Lekkie przyjemne i poterzne chmielne. Malo slodowe. I like That Grapefruit Aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (9148) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
[email protected] - golden pour with white head. Fruity and malty with some nice citrus and tropical fruits, some pineapple chunks, peach, lemon drop sweets, grassy floral, sweet fruity finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (12402) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
50 cl. bottle. Clear amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, straw, fruit and bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34945) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
Bottled. An amber beerwith a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and butterscotch. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, caramel, and butterscotch, leading to a bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (26389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear amber colored with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and hops with notes of grapefruits. Fruity flavor of caramel and hops with notes of grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (41313) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
50 cl bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is herbal, toasted. Bitter, toasted and slight caramelish. Mild ashtray. Bitter and slight herbal finish.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1972) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2016
Pours a golden colour. Taste is quite sweet and honey like backed up by a nice malty palate. Easy drinking but nothing special

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4040) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle from a supermarket in Cumbria. Nice enough golden beer. White head. Aroma light tropical fruit. Taste fruity and slight musty to mid bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redders1974 (1072) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2016
UPDATED: APR 27, 2016 Bottle from morrisons nice head and coloring grassy aroma taste slightly sour tropical fruits loads of hops and good mouthfeel. Excellent stuff


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