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

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unknown

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular - previously a Summer seasonal.
Note: The bottled Windermere Pale, at 6.0%, is a very different beer.
Low gravity, very pale, very hoppy.
Maris Otter Pale Ale malt with a bit of wheat. Loads of fruity hop flavours from a medley of traditional and modern hops. The signature aroma hop is Citra.

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3.1
Finn (7916) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
JDW Paramount, Manchester 25 Jan 13. Blek gyldenbrun. OK luftig skum med litt lacing. Litt uklar. Ferskenaroma. Smaken er grapefrukt. Blir etterhvert tørr. Veldig tørr avslutning. Bra øl!

2.9
AshtonMcCobb (6871) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2014
On tap at the Guildford Arms. Appearance - Nose - floral but you have to search. Taste - mostly hop resin but with a creamy bitter lemon. Palate - light bodied with a tangy texture and unfortunately the finish is just too bitter to balance with this light body. Overall - some tasty features but not quite right.

3.4
fonefan (50751) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2013, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white grey - silver head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, citrus, soapy. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, citrus, fruity, perfumed, hoppy, peel bitter, soapy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130124]

3.3
Theydon_Bois (20497) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Cask at Craft Clapham, 12/12/13. Clear pale golden with a good sized white head, decent lacing ensues. Nose is citric sherbet, pale and toasted malts, grassy tones. Taste comprises lightly toasted malts, citric tang, lemon rind, bitter orange. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry grassy bitterness in the finish. Decent low ABV GB affair.

3.5
kerenmk (5058) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2013
Cask at The Old Bell Tavern, Harrogate, September 2013. Pale gold with white head. Faint grain and biscuit aroma, nice grainy bitter taste. Light body, grainy finish. Nice and easy to drink.

3.8
Leighton (22084) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Gravity cask at the Wandsworth Common Halloween Beer Festival - Le Gothique, London. Pours mostly clear gold with a bubbly-frothy white head. The nose holds hay, lemon and light tangerine. Light sweet flavor with some minerals, lemon, peach and straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation; great condition. Lightly drying on the finish with notes crunchy pale malts, hay and bitter lemon rind. Very solid.

3.8
Sockamania (43) - - SEP 19, 2013
Very nice tasting beer. Hint of passion fruit in the nose. Light and pale tasting ale.

3.5
daniele (9573) - ITALY - AUG 19, 2013
chiara citrica agrumata leggera buona secchezza discreto amaro morbido finale agrumato

3.7
dynamiteninja (1875) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
Cask at Number 22, Darlington. Gold body. Thin white head. Citrus, hops and fruit. Bitter. Dry finish.

2.9
Rune (13383) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2013
Half pint, cask at JDWs Paramount. Low white head blanketing the glassware. Cloudy golden body. Wheat-like fruits to the nose. Mixed taste of mild grapefruit, lemon and orange. Dry bitter ending. Does not feel too thin on the swallow. Nice and fresh (Manchester, 25.01.2013).


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