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

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special - April 2012.
Brewed with Nelson Sauvin and Riwaka hops from New Zealand. Dangerously drinkable with gooseberry and passion fruit aromas.

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3.4
john44 (3101) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2017
Cask Third of a Pint – JDW Fest Autumn 2015 in Oct 2015 - Orangey Gold in colour. Small white head. Very Fruity; tropical fruit and some lime. Hoppy; grassy hops. Malty; pale malts. Bitter fruity hoppy throughout. Decent. (2015-10-16)

3.4
Svesse (8601) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2016
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak, London, 25 Nov 2015) Golden colour with foamy, white head. Malty, hoppy nose with citrus, grapefruit, resin, tropical fruit and biscuity malt. Malty, fruity taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit and a generous resiny, citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Fresh and tasty with a generous hop character. Nice one.

3.3
MrTipple (5000) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Aroma: light pale grain malts, light caramel, light floral hops. Appearance: clear gold, small, white, frothy head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: light citrus fruits, oranges, light exotic fruits, light floral hops. Overall: nice Golden Ale, good palate, nice fruitiness. Pint at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

3.7
ladnewton (1964) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2016
Cask at CBC, Islington on 13th December 2015. Slightly hazy amber with off-white thinning foam and partial lacing. Earthy, malty and slightly cheesy aroma. Fruity hoppiness in-mouth with citrus balanced by sweetening berries against a biscuity malt. Tangy, medium-sweet fruits, malts and upper-mouth bitter notes in finish. Zingy mouthfeel and plenty of body. Lush.

3.2
downender (8660) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2015
Cask, on gravity at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol October 2015. Golden in colour, with a slight, off-white, head. Biscuity malts, tropical fruits, marmalade sweetness and a dry finish. Good.

3.5
Towey1989 (2836) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A clear golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of gooseberry, melon, lemon, some grapefruit, subtle lime, a little biscuit and slight grassy hops. Taste of gooseberry, melon, lemon, some grapefruit, a little biscuit, weirdly subtle banana in there, honey and slight grassy hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, slightly spicy, citrus hop bitterness in the finish. A sweet, citrusy start and a dry, spicy finish. Nice flavour but served a little cold for my liking.

3.7
Don2711 (479) - - OCT 31, 2015
Gooseberry aroma and cream. Straw golden appearance and thin head. Hint of honey and gooseberry passion fruit taste. Nicely bitter on palate and very drinkable. Good strength.

3.4
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
29th October 2015
Crosse Keys Spoons. Cask. Almost clear gold beer, small white head. Palate is light, semi dry and finely crisp. Sweet pale malts, touch of honey. Good Nelson hops - grape, orange peel and skunk. Trace of Riwaka lime. Earthy semi dry finish. Nice.

3.4
Lonick (1874) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Cask @ The Foot of the Walk, Leith. Pours golden thin but solid white head great lacing. Grapefruit up front on the nose and more of the same for the taste, nice bitter aftertaste.

2.9
SilkTork (5738) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
JDW, Staines. Sweet and fruity. Ideal as a breakfast drink. I can’t take too much of these sweet pale beers, with or without hops, as they get a bit cloying after a while.


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