Brewed by Hop Back
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Salisbury, England


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask: Seasonal - Spring.
A real hop-feast of a beer! Two English and two Continental hops give a very satisfying bitter yet flowery palate. Maize, wheat and barley malts combine with the hops to yield a very soft flavoursome pale thirst quenching ale.

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fonefan (49586) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear light yellow orange color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, grapefruit, lemon. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (070808)

anders37 (26734) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus zest aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has malty hoppy citrus finish with some bitternes in the aftertaste.

oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2008
[email protected] Golden colour, small white heaqd. Aroma is hops, quite much hayish notes as well as grassy dryness. Flavour is hops, grass and some mild yeasty notes ending in a bunch of citrusfruity notes.

cgarvieuk (24800) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2007
UPDATED: APR 28, 2008 very pale golden, light grassy hop, zing tingly light citrus with grassyness.

harrisoni (18823) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2008
500ml bottle from some supermarket somewhere, Tesco I think. BCA. Pale gold with lasting this white head. Lovely lemongrass hop aroma. Lovely citrus flavour. Bit soapy isn’t it? Still, it’s pretty good.

TBone (17699) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 16, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2006 Cask conditioned @Pullman Bar, Helsinki
Golden lager color. Small creamy white head. Grassy and yeasty aroma. Smooth, medium-bodied. Finishing with hoppy bitterness. (6/2/6/4/12 3.0). [email protected] Gate, Salisbury. Pale golden color, small white head. Aroma is kind of mix of yeast and hops. Hoppy, refreshing. (6/2/7/3/12 3.0)

imdownthepub (14791) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2004
Cask Conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Pale straw with bubbly head. Fresh hoppy aroma gives over to a dry lemony beer, refreshing and bitter. Hops all the way with this one. I'm hoping to find it under better conditions to really give it a try.

Christian (13685) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Yellow with a small white head. Grassy aroma with sulphur notes. Sweet and grassy flavour

thewolf (12635) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 24, 2008
Cask @ some Soho pub, London.
Pours lightly hazy yellow with a small, frothy white head. Fine duration. Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, mostly pine and grapefruit. Low carbonation with a nice mouthfeel. Flavour is wonderfully hoppy, fruity and floral and quite dry. Very refreshing.

leaparsons (10613) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2009
Bottle. Clear gold with a small head. Aromas are biscuit malts with citrus. Some hay and slightly buttery. Flavours are hoppy with plenty of citrus. Biscuit malts with a dry finish. OK.

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