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style
Brewed by Purity
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alcester, England

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular
Brewed with Maris Otter, Caragold and Wheat Malt with Hallertau bittering hops and Cascade and Willamette aroma hops. Light copper in colour with a great hop character and citrus overtones.

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2.8
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2012
Cask; amber-gold, thin white head; malty and very bitter; this has way too much of an alcoholic grapefruit juice feel to it to be enjoyable; a disappointment.

2.7
AWS9 (704) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2012
On tap. Frothy golden pour, meh. Mild hop aroma. Generally smooth hop taste with a dissipating finish. Grass and floral notes. Bready. Nothing too of note here...

3.9
jmgreenuk (9457) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 20, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2013 Cask at the Bulls Head, Barston, Solihull. Clear amber pour with a big frothy head, typical of an English bitter. The hops are very evident in the aroma which isn’t overpowering. For me, this beer is as close as you can get to the perfect English pint. The bitterness is refreshing, smooth and well handled. It sits nicely on the palate just to remind you it’s still there for just the right period of time. At 4.7% it’s the right ABV to qualify as a great session ale and good for hot summer days or cold winter nights. It’s well-kept ales like this that make me miss my homeland more than is good for me and hastens my eventual return. I only wished that Purity would expand their small range of excellent ales.

3.3
kwik-lime (1939) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2012
Dry hop bitterness with hints of grapefruit, pine needles and citrus. Great balance, enjoyable session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
AshtonMcCobb (6612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2012
On tap @ the Haymarket. Pours golden with a slight haze and a nicely proportioned head. The nose has grapefruit and pine. The taste is just wall to wall grapefruit. The palate is medium bodied and creamily textured with a tangy fresh finish. Overall, the grapefruit aspect is a little one-dimensional but it’s well executed.

3.2
RichTheVillan (7856) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Spoons Perry Barr best of the pre match offerings nice proper session golden ale and at £1.99 a pint well done Tim Martin

3.5
HogTownHarry (6925) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2012
Handpull at The Eagle (Shepherdess Walk). Clear gold with average white frothy head. Smells and tastes like citrus zest, floral bitterness and cereal non-sweetness. Solid body, astringent and solidly carbonated. Pretty good!!

2.9
mr_h (5552) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2012
Cask by handpump at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow (28 Jul 12) - amber ale, bubbly off-white head, slight haze, cereal malt, cereal, biscuit, citrus, thin body, prolonged intense bitter citrus aftertaste

3.6
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2012
On cask at the Haymarket. Pours a light golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of biscuity malt, barley and yeast. Similar flavours, quite grainy overall. Mildly dry and bitter with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Nice.

3
JohnRMurdoch (4878) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2012
Cask @ The Volunteer. Hazy amber brown colour, not much head. Minimal resin aroma. Resin, tropical & citrus fruit flavour. Fruity aftertaste. A bit watery & I think a slightly over-rated blonde beer.


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