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Brewed by Otley
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A very pale golden ale. A real hoppy beer packed with American Columbus hops - very bitter and thirst quenching with a satisfying herbal finish and massive aromas.

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2.6
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2010
[email protected] Rake, London. Glden colour with a small white head. Aroma is wheat, some bready malts as well as some slight notes of spices, cardboard and mild herbal notes. Flavour is quite much the same with a very bigtime citrusy tone to it.

3.3
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2011 From cask at the Rake. Pours clear and yellow with a fully gone head. Aroma is fruity and mild peachy. Fruity and dry malty. Slight bitter and roasted malty. Dry malty finish.5-3-5-3-11=2.7

From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy and crisp hoppy. Bitter, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Lingering citrusy and smooth hoppy into a crisp finish.6-3-7-3-14=3.3

2.4
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump The Rake Borough Market. A yellow straw coloured beer with whitish bubbles. A very watery thin dull beer. A slight hoppy snatch but otherwise poor and weak willed. No Belgian wit notes at all in my book.

3.4
fonefan (51126) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ Wenlock Arms, 26 Wenlock Road, London, Greater London England N1 7TA.

Clear light to medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus, orange, grapefruit, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100102]

3.7
Stanzio (7) - Roma, ITALY - MAR 9, 2010 does not count
Bottle. Color is yellow, pale, toward white. Aroma of citrus and grapefruit, fizzy bitter with a long aftertaste. drinkable, with character.

3.5
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2010
A Mes rate. Cask at the Market Porter.
Gold with a decent white head. Nice and fruity, plenty of citrusy stuff and a good hint of grass. Good malty base supports it well. Very srtaight forward but very pleasant too.

3.5
AndrewC (379) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
500ml bottle conditioned: Good strong herby hop smell. Strong herb-hop bite with hints of pink grapefruit. Quite drying and more-ish in the way fruit-pastels are. Another good Otley beer.

3.6
Ethereal (2471) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2009
Cask at the White Horse, Parsons Green, 22nd Sept 09. Hazy golden yellow with a little bit of head. Intense floral and nettle aroma and flavour. Even a hint of ganja on the nose! Basically very fresh, very intense hops. There are orange, lemon & grapefruit flavours too but the beer is not overly sharp - you just get the notes on the back of your throat as it slides down. Which it does very easily.

3
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2009
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2009. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor with some hints of grapefruit. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 4, 2009
Don’t really klnow if that was a BElgian one, tasted a little between a golden and a bitter. ANyway was good to have.


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