overall
52
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style
Brewed by Mighty Oak
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Maldon, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.

Brewed using only Maris Otter pale malt for a light golden ale with biscuity malt flavour. Mount Hood and First Gold hops give a disctinctive citrus character along with a long dry bitter finish.

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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (8588) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 6, 2012
3/IV/2012 - on cask @ The Jolly Butchers (London) - BB: n/a (2012-321)

Clear blond beer, small white head, unstable, little adhesive. Aroma: bit fruity, exotic fruits, grains, little cheesy. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: grains, some citrus fruits, herbal to vegetable bitterness. Aftertaste: herbal bitterness, some citric undertone, dry ending. Not very exceptional.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
A - wheat with perfumey citrus A - light gold and frothy T - light sweet with floral bitter P - thin O - o.k.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13707) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
CXask conditioned at The Harvester Inn, Long Itchington, Warks. Gold with white head. Fresh hoppy light beer, simple with a fruity hop, really quite pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (19531) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2012 Cask at CPK. Pours a pale, clear yellow with a creamy, white head. Biscuity nose, hints of tangy hops. Flavor is lightly sweet, quite biscuity, some tangy citrus, slight straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Crispy malt finish, hints of white sugar, biscuits, faint grass, straw, mild earth linger. Decent. (3.6)

Cask at the Holborn Whippet, London. Pours clear gold with a faint white foam. Basic golden ale characteristics here: dry hay, biscuits, light lemony citrus. Light bodied with fine carbonation. A decent low ABV beer. (3.4)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (14896) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 26, 2010
Cask (Market Porter?, London)
6 Simple malty aroma, some honey
3 light gold, small head
6 Simple malts, a bit sweet, some honey. Milky
4 Smooth palate. Sharp lemony bite in the finish.
13 Smooth and subtle in the mouth, but a killer bite in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tdtm82 (1700) - Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2010
Cask, The Orange Tree, Chelmsford. Floral nose, moderately hoppy, ok bitterness, off-white lacing, floral hops, grassy. very sweet malts, clean but boring. Sorry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (41884) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2010
From cask at Market porter. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Light malty and butterish. Sweet malty and slight citrusy hops flavoured. Bitter and fruity into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8189) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Cask & Kitchen, London 5/06/10. Pale gold with a slight white head. Hoppy grapefruit aroma. Flavour had more of the same with a touch of sweet malt and dry finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Cask at the Cask Pub & Kitchen, Victoria, 3rd May 2010. Golden yellow with a lacy head. Hoppy nose and flavour; grassy, slightly funky. Reasonable palate. Ok golden ale but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2009
Cask Stillage at the Civic Hall, Nantwich Beer Festival, 28/09/2007 Small white head. Hoppy aroma. Clear golden coloured hoppy citrus and grapefruit flavours. Crisp and bitter lasting finish.


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