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Brewed by Millstone
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Ashton-Under-Lyne, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A very pale hoppy bitter. Full hop aroma with a crisp fruity taste followed by a smooth bitter finish. The first Millstone beer to be released, its name derived from Mossley’s location where the three counties of Cheshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire meet.
Malts: Golden Promise pale malt.
Hops: Bittering - First Gold, Aroma - Goldings, Liberty

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
taganaya (39) - Greater Manchester, - JUN 20, 2012
Cask at The Hillary Step, Manchester. Light gold, clear, thin white head. Aroma mainly of caramel, some floral. Tastes grassy, malty, subtle fruit. Faint bitter lingering.


3
tommann (3758) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
Cask at the Red Lion, Amblecote. Pours gold with a medium head. Aroma is grainy lemon. Taste is grainy with some lemon washing up liquid.

2.8
jamesie1857 (2152) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
On cask at Stalybridge Buffet Bar October 19, 2013 - A hazy yellow body, bit of a head, but not much. Nose is a grassy mix of odd fruits, picking out pineapple and perhaps kiwi. Taste has a metallic kick to it, not what I’d expected, but still a bit disappointing.

3.9
ManVsBeer (10485) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2015 Cask @ Stalybridge Buffet Bar, Staylbridge rail station. Superb golden ale, not full-bodied, but full of flavour and a great fruity finish.

3.4
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2010
Cask Conditioned handpump Malt Shovel Northampton. A straw coloured beer with a whitish head and lacing. There is plenty of citrus in the nose together with toffee sweetness. Pretty bitter in the mouth. Good grapefruit, but again a sweetish tint.

3.3
downender (8660) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Three Judges, Glasgow 17/06/10. Gold with a slight white head. Hoppy, tropical fruit and pine aroma with some sweetness. Plenty of citrus fruit in the flavour, with grapefruit and orange, and also a touch of pineapple, leading to a dry finish. Good.

3.2
Ungstrup (37684) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2010
Cask at Marble Arch Inn, Manchester. A hazy light golden beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of hops - lending it a light flowery note too. The flavor is sweet hoppy combined with lighter notes of flowers. The body is light.

3.3
fonefan (49437) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 8, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Marble Arch Inn, 73 Rochdale Rd, Manchester, Greater Manchester England M4 4HY.
Clear medium yellow color with a average, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, toasted, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus - lime. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Fresh. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090123]

2.9
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2008
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Gold with a small white head. Slightly citric hop aroma with perhaps a little nettle. Pleasant slightly sour fruitiness. Kiwi? Peach? Mid bitter finish. Not at all bad.

3.8
cgarvieuk (24548) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2008
Cask at cloisters ... Wow 1st rating in over a year ... Nice light amber ...Very light fruity nose ... Sweet light caramel ... Very soft mouthfeel ... juicy really tastye and smooth ... maybe just a touch of melon. Really liked this


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