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style
Brewed by Mallinsons
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Huddersfield, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Occasional.
Each cask is dry hopped with Citra. Pale straw, with a hoppy passion fruit and mango nose, a bitter strong taste and a long bitter citrus finish.

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3.5
fonefan (48622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus, orange - citrus, light mandarin. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, orange sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120503]

3.4
oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2012
[email protected] Beer Festival 2012. Yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, caramelly with some slight herbal notes. Flavour is floral, fruity and grassy bitterness along with some mild wooden and herbal notes.

3.1
madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
7th December 2013
Hazy gold beer with a good white head. Palate is airy and crisp. Mild minerals. Smooth and semi sweet airy malt. Nice lemon - lime hops with a touch of pine. Unfortunately skewed by the old Mallinsons soap. Light finish with more sweet pine. Could have been very good indeed without the soap.

3.8
cgarvieuk (24166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2011
bottle at home ... golden pale yellow ... thin white head ... soft sweet resiny hop nose ... juicy clean zezty lemon ... citrus peel ... light juicy bitterness ... some orange peel ... quite juicy and tasty

3.4
Leighton (21083) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2017
Keg at the Three Johns - London. Pours totally clear gold with a thick, frothy white head. Strong grassy and floral hops in the nose, some citrus zest. Light sweet flavour with aggressive grassy bitterness, lemon rind, dry ple mats, hay, some grain husk. Light bodied with average carbonation. A little harsh on the finish, more strong grass, citrus rind, pale crackers. Like so many Mallinson’s beers, the bitterness is just a bit of out of balance.

3.3
Theydon_Bois (19189) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Keg at the Three Johns, Islington, 20/02/17. Golden orange with a decent off white head. Nose is melon, citric sherbets, fresh grass, pale malts, toasted grains. Taste comprises lemon drizzle, tangerine, soft bread, grains, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a splash of hops. Ok mellow hoppy pale affair.

4
harrisoni (18413) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2012
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2012. pale gold lasting white head. Good beer. Man there are some hops in there. Good floral hops good bitterness. Good hoppy fruit salad beer. Good though

3.6
FatPhil (15963) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2012
Gravicask (PBBF2012, Thurs)
7 Fruity C-hop aroma. Peachy, pineapple, a touch of mango
3 Gold, brief head.
7+ Fills the mouth with flavour. Lots of fruity hops again, but decent light malts too. Some citrus - grapefruit.
4 Nice bitter bite, even a nice throbbing tingle afterwards.
15- Very tasty - great balance. Excellent pale bitter.

3.5
Scopey (14501) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Keg at Three Johns. It pours golden with a small, but sturdy white head. The aroma is sweet, juicy, grapefruit, lemon rind, a bit peachy, apricot, floral, toasty grain, cracker, straw. The taste is crisp, dry, raw bitterness, straw, floral, grassy, grapefruit, apricot, persimmon, some astringency with a dry, zesty finale. Finish is raw and dry. Light - medium body and fine carbonation. Pretty punchy, maybe a bit raw but decent.

4.1
imdownthepub (14444) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Cask conditioned at York Beer Festival ’13. Gold with white head. This was quite a lively beer, still in great condition on the third day of the festival. Good, hoppy grapefruit notes along with lemon peel and bitterness. Lengthy on the palate. Very good.


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