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

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Occasional. Originally Beer #51, Now That’s What I Call Hops series No 2 (at 3.7%).
A golden coloured ale, with a lovely citrusy grapefruit nose, a hoppy citrus taste followed by a similar finish.

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3.2
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 24, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle from Beer Ritz. It pours a slightly hazy golden color with a medium of-white head. Aroma is yeasty, with notes of hay, earth, wet grass, black pepper, light funk and citrus peel. Taste is yeasty and spicey, with dried apricots, earth, citrus, grains. Light body with lively carbonation. Overall, decent

4.2
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2014
Cask Drovers Rest Monkhill. Crystal clear pale gold beer, with that beautiful NS aroma. Gorgeous dry yet jammy/marmalade flavour, fresh prickly grapefruit finish and at 3.8, one you could drink all day.

3.2
s_hartshorne (2784) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Cask kings head Huddersfield. Golden good white head lace as ude expect from brewer. Light grassy citrus aroma. Taste is citrus grassy decent sweet malts light hoppy bitters. Medium body. Ok stuff

3.4
Theydon_Bois (19501) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask at the Euston Tap, 04/11/14. Clear golden with a well appointed off white covering. Nose is lightly skunked hops, pissy, bitter citric rinds, mandarin, straw. Taste comprises more semi skunko hop notes, lemon rind, tangerine, straw, earthy, light mineral. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a nice skunky wash. Solid golden blonde, one of the better ones out there, a sincere GB!

3.1
ManVsBeer (10452) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Straw-blonde with a creamy-frothy head. It’s a dry hopped ale with light citrus lemon and grapefruit flavours.

3.2
Stuartyboy (1668) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle shared with Mr_H a clear pale golden ale straw coloured with a frothy white head taste is grapefruit and lemon sharp bitter finish decent f

3.5
mr_h (5520) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
500ml bottle from Drygate, Glasgow (3.9% abv on the bottle label) - hazy golden (due to bad pouring) thin white head, grapefruit, citrus aroma, minimal lacing, citrus flavour, dry bitter finish, well balanced

3.5
allmyvinyl (10613) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2014
500ml bottle from Beer-Ritz, Leeds. Pours a light hazy golden yellow, thick white head. Light citrus aromas, hint of green grape. Taste is light bitter, more grapefruit end of citrus. Light body, creamy texture. Abrupt finish. Not bad.

3.3
ianwelby (1385) - SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
A very pale beer with a mild, floral aroma. It’s rather like a less in-your-face citra, I think. Quite mellow and would be perfect as a session beer on a sunny afternoon.

4.3
JohnRMurdoch (4867) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 27, 2016 500ml bottles from The Real Ale Company, Valhalla’s Goat & Drygate (3.9% abv). Pale golden yellow, not much head. pineapple grapefruit grain aroma and flavour. Leafy citrus pineapple aftertaste. Light and refreshing. A perfect golden ale.


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