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style
Brewed by Newby Wyke
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Grantham, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular
A blonde beer brewed with four different types of high alpha acid hops to give a wonderfully mellow flavour, a hoppy aroma and a crisp dry aftertaste.

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2.9
fonefan (49545) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016

Cask (handpump) @ The Roebuck Inn (JDW), 9-11 St. James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6FH.

[ As Newby Wyke Bear Island ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity malt, earthy notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, fruity, perfume, smoke - plastix, earthy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20141013]

3.3
Ungstrup (37862) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2005
[Cask at GBBF 2004] A pale yellow beer with no head. The aroma is sweet and very hoppy combined with lesser notes of lemon. The flavor is very hoppy and grassy combined with notes of alcohol - almost American in style.

3.1
anders37 (26678) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2009
Cask @ Market Porter, Southwark, London SE1. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty finish with some hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

3.1
Rasmus40 (21141) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2017
Cask @ Gardeners Arms, Norwich. Hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - grass and fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 180217

3.3
Theydon_Bois (19717) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green - 07/09/12. Clear blonde with a thin white head that soon clears to the edges. Sweet malt, honey and a little citrus on the nose. Sweet tasting beer with fruit, apple and straw. Medium bodied with minimal carbonation.

3
harrisoni (18805) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2005
Gravity cask at Maidstone BF. Slightly hazy gold thin white head, citrus hop with some berry aroma. Spicey hoppy citric finish not quite there and a bit rubbery

3.2
saxo (18738) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2017
Cask @ Murderers, Norwich. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, flowers, hops and grass.

3.3
FatPhil (16352) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 22, 2007
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Real Summer Ale Festival 2004) Rich gold, tiny head. Flowery hoppy aroma. Interesting roasted malt taste - it actually tastes of pork to me! Dry hoppy finish.

3.8
imdownthepub (14744) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2009
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Fest ’09. Gold with white head. Chewy bitterness right from the off with dry hoppy flavours, bitter and flowery, crisp and refreshing. Very nice indeedy.

3.1
Camons (12671) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2017
Cask @ Gardeners Arms, Norwich. Pours yellow with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, grass, light citrus. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, malt, grass, citrus. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 180217


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