Brewed by Portobello Brewing Co.
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
North Kensington, England


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Light, hoppy pale ale

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fonefan (50489) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2017

Cask (handpump) @ Kew Gardens Hotel, 292 Sandycombe Road, Kew, Greater London, England, TW9 3NG.

[ As Portobello VPA ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration, fruity, caramel, pale malt, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150809]

yespr (47002) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2015
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Grassy and toasted malty. Bitter, fruity and toasted finish. Dry and bitter finish.

omhper (25538) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2015
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Clear golden. Fruity nose with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Mid dry eitj some hay and grains. Low-medium bitterness.

Leighton (22019) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
Cask at the Windsor Castle - Kensington, London. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a fine, foamy white head. Nose carries some mild straw, biscuity pale malts. Light sweet flavor with a simple, pale and biscuity malt base, some light lemony and straw bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderate sweetness to finish, some white bread, doughy pale malts, dry grassy bitterness. Fine golden ale.

Theydon_Bois (20425) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Cask at the William Webb Ellis, Twickers, 12/10/13. Clear blond with a good sized off white head. Nose is citrus lead, light floral notes, toasted malts, grass, light hop tones. Taste comprises orange pith, citrus fruit, hops, lemon rind, toasty malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonaiton, grassy bitterness in the finish. A more than decent GB offering.

harrisoni (19157) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2014. Rather a tasty golden ale. Good condition good lemon grapefruit. Good flavours. Sharp. Rather likeable. Woke a very jaded palate up.

rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
Cask at Kew Gardens Hotel. Clear golden/orange beer with a small head. Fruity hop aroma, citrus, grapes, some caramel. Fruity grape flavor, grass notes, citrus, some spicy notes. Decent beer.

FatPhil (16891) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 26, 2015
Cask (Angleterre, Helsinki)
Black tea aroma. Pale, frothy head. Ewwwww, sour taste. And now I get that in the aroma too. Minerally and almost chalky. Finish is packed full of popcorn. Such a shame it’s on the turn, this would be a good sessionable pale bitter.

imdownthepub (15128) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Chequers, Oxford. Gold with white head. Hoppy, fruity, fresh beer, some strawberry notes, some tropical, pineapple type flavours. Good depth for the style, very enjoyable.

Rune (13348) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2014
Half pint in fine condition at The Gunmakers. Patchy white head to a pale golden body, slightly hazy. Spotty lacing. Moderate aromas of grassy hops. Refreshing flavour profile of bitter hops offset by mild malty sweetness. Drying hops on the swallow. Fine drinkability matching the pub food (London 23.09.2014).

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