Brewed by Roosters
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Knaresborough, England


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Brewed exclusively for this JDW beer festival, this straw-coloured beer has freshly ground coriander added to the final half hour of the boil, together with two varieties of American hops from the Yakima Valley. This creates an intense, complex and delicious beer, with citrus orange aromas. Hops used: Cascade, Chinook

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john44 (3510) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Apr 2009 - Hazy Yellowy Gold in colour. Spicy; coriander. Fruity; citrus orange and apple. Hoppy; floral hops. Malty; buttery malts. Sweetish spicy fruity throughout with slight bitter citrus hoppy edge. Easy drinking. OK. (2009-04)

madmitch76 (26850) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2011
April 2009
Clear pale gold beer. Coriander added to the boil. Dry palate! Fruity - orange and yellow fruits. Coriander fruity citrus and sweetness. Nice.

MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2009
A Mes rate. Cask handpull at Baker Street ‘Sporks.
Clean gold with a good white head. Spicy and fruity. Lots of grassy hops. Lovely and dry with a quality spiced hop finish. Straight forward but very tasty and drinkable and the added spice give it a lovely prickly feel and the flavours a real kick. Good stuff.

imdownthepub (15644) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2009
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Clouded Gold and flat. Intense flavours of pipe cleaner, lemony, fairy liqued. Really poor.

harrisoni (19700) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2009
Cask handpull at The Hope Tap, JDW, Reading. Gold, lasting thick off white head. Looking forward to this as I like Roosters. Fragrant spice runs through it, doesn’t dominate but definite presence. Subtle perfumed spice on aroma, bit of caramel in flavour. Finish is pretty muted. Not very hoppy.

Rune (14050) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2009
Cask, half pint served at the very right drinking temperature at The Wheatsheaf Bar in Stoke. Well kept beer with a delicious aroma of floral hops. Mild spiced taste with a discreet touch of soft grapefruits. Short bitter endnotes. Rather thin on the swallow. Golden-amber body with no head. Great aroma, but weaker in flavour (JDWs Real Ale Festival, 02.05.2009).

evergreen0199 (3634) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Cask at W’Spoons Northwood Hills. Golden beer with a slight head. Fresh, fruity, citrus. Hops were not overpowering. Overall not bad for a festival beer at Spoons one of the better offerings.

DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2009
Cask in the new crown. Alroudn rating: Not as spicey as expected, but the corriander is key, citrusy, herbal, grassy, very different and interesting, dry finish, but id like a tad more american hop.

cgarvieuk (26605) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2009
Cask at JDW Standing order Edinburgh ... yellow ... thin white head ... light zezty fruit ... bright fruity hop with a little bite .... some lemon and mandarin in linger ... quite complex...

berkshirejohn (6813) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2009
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Straw with a thin white head; light citrus aroma; citrus flavours - lemon and lime, fruit sweetness and a touch of cloves.

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