Brewed by Old Dairy
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Tenterden, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Seasonal - Summer.
Sun Top Ale captures everything that is great about the classic British Summers that we fondly remember, is a light beer with a refreshing citrus taste, perfect for quenching your thirst, just close your eyes and take yourself to a favorite summer haunt.
The palest of our beers, being brewed with extra pale Maris otter malt and Amarillo hops, this easy drinking beer has a modest 3.6% ABV so you can drink it till the cows come home.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gary (1933) - Malibu, California, USA - OCT 23, 2011
(bottled) It looks like cask beer ...its fragance is citrusy, zesty , and pretty vibrant . in the mouth more citrus fruit , dry chalky notes, ripe kiwi fruit or passion , green apple resembleing acidity maybe. A very mild bready maltiness lingers . A rustic woodiness becomes pronounced. This flerts at both Pils and APA territory.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (6287) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2011
50cl bottle from the Home Brew Shop, Aldershot. Straw coloured with a loose white head and heavy carbonation to start; the aroma has a touch of honey; the flavour is light with citrus, honey and grassy notes; and a muted, biscuity, finish. A pleasantly refreshing summer beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (8063) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2011
Gravity, Derby Summer BF 2011. Pale gold with a loose rim of suds. Lightly buttered corn snack aroma, some gentle pine. Simplistic and lemony with a Wotsit dunked in seawater and Alka Seltzer finish. Dunk of card. Almost decent. Just a crushing comedown after the Fyne Jarl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17715) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle from Liquid Pleasures, Tenterden. Clear gold with lasting white head. Grassy hoppy aroma. Some lemon and light grapefruit and beautiful citrus tropical fruit aromas. A little earthy in the mouth. Decent pale malts. Bit earthy on the finish. Very decent light golden beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2010
Cask at Egham United Services Club Beer Festival on 19 August 2010. Pale gold/straw in colour. Loose white head. Lively condition. Theres a whiff of sulphur in the aroma. Clean and fresh on the palate with plenty of citrus, moderate floral notes and a dash of bitterness. The sulphur on the nose persists as a faint tang in the flavour but isnt disagreeably intrusive. Light but brisk mouthfeel makes for a refreshing pint (or half in this case).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobinlondon (1294) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Man of Kent in Rochester. Pale gold with a thin white head. Thin malt base but full of fresh bitter hops. Nothing out of the ordinary but a competently brewed session ale.

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