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

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A very pale and hoppy strong ale. Well hopped using only Chinnook hop; the mellow bitters make way for a distinctive citrus/grapefruit aroma. Malts: Golden Promise pale malt Hops: Bittering - Chinnook Aroma - Chinnook

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (26006) - Vasa, - JUN 17, 2013
[email protected] New Wheatsheaf, London. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is zest, nectar, caramel, some toffee and mild citrus. Flavour is citrus, caramel, zest, nectar and some nice bitterness as well. Pleasantly balanced.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (6795) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
28th Feb 2015: cask half-pint in The Great Western, Wolverhampton. Very pale golden/straw body with a full white topping. Grapefruit and citrus aroma, taste also bitter citrus in nature.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9949) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Cask at The Stockbridge Tap. Pours clear pale gold, thin white head. Aromas of lemon and soap, light orange maybe. Taste is more citrus. Light sweet malty finish. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (3588) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Cask at the Tockwith Beer Festival. Golden with a white head. Lots of sweet lemony citrus flavour before a bitter finish. Very easy drinking.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dogbomb (1170) - ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Cask. Slightly hazy mid-gold ale with a thick white top. Smells a bit like playdough. Salty and apples. Taste is apples and peaches and a saltiness too. A little odd.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sparkz (5) - - JUL 11, 2012 does not count
Got it to drink at home from the cancelled "beer on the wye" festival. Clear golden, Smells like bubblegum, tastes sharp, fruity, hoppy. Very refreshing and easy drinking

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (5950) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2012
Blond colour. Aroma and taste are of sweet tropical fruit. Texture is nice, a bit creamy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (9212) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2012
A sweetly hopped pale ale, which makes for a very pleasant taste and drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bullit (4521) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 8, 2011
Cask @ 12th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival, Troon 2011. Clear golden colour, white head. Nose is grapefruit, hoppy, passion fruit, bit of sourness. Flavour is hoppy, grapefruit, smooth maltiness, bit of candy, slightly sour and fairly bitter. Smooth and well balanced. This is a cracker.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch (4610) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2011
Cask @ Troon Beer festival. Pale golden yellow colour, good head. Cereal resin tropical & citrus fruit flavour. Light & refreshing golden ale.


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