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Brewed by Howard Town
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Glossop, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottled; Regular.

A light hoppy beer, made with Halcyon and Crystal malts, and Pioneer and Cascade hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
asheft (3059) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2009
[on cask @ RBESG 2009] Citrusy hops aroma with a touch of caramel. Hazy dark gold with lasting foam. Nice caramel malt flavour in balance with a gentle bitterness and subtle citrus hops. Light to medium body, moderate to low carbonation, almost clean finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Crown and Kettle, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ] Honey sweet malt aroma. Citric hop bitter. Average.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (12482) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ Crown and Kettle, Manchester.
Pours clear hazy golden with a nice, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has fine hops, light pine. Low carbonation, fine moutfeel. Flavour is bitter, piney, grassy, light herbal with fair sweet, bready malts.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (48024) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Crown and Kettle, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, chlorine. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, chlorine, chlorine. Body is light medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090718]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask in the crown and kettle, manchester. Alround rating: Pale honey malt character, grassy and light citrusy hop. Alright stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (13132) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2009
Cask @ Crown & Kettle Manchester. Deep golden color. Soft melon aroma. Earthy citric hopbitter flavor with hints of nutmeg. Thin. Short aftertaste with chloride.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (25809) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2009
Cask @ Crown And Kettle, M4 Manchester. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a dr fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (23885) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 12, 2009
Cask at Cloisters Edinburgh ... amber ... thin bubbly head... grassy dry hop nose ... dry bitter fruit hop ... bitterness builds.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (8519) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Bag ONails, Bristol 2/12/08. Deep gold in colour with a frothy, white head. Tropical fruit and elderflower aroma. Flavour began with some sweet malts, before citrus hops and apricot fruit took over, leading to a decent dry finish. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (14333) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2008
cask conditioned at Far from the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold to amber with white head. Bright, light hoppy beer, fresh and tasty, packing a bigger hop note than expected. Grassy with hints of Kiwi fruit and peach. Really quite pleasant.


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