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Brewed by Salopian
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hadnall, England

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. First seen in 2008. Since then has been brewed as a monthly special in August 2010, December 2011 and November 2012 and 2014.
A whirling mass of hops encircle the palate of this refreshing straw coloured ale, which is balanced by soft malt characteristics.

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3.8
Grumbo (4582) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2017
Cask at the Railway Tavern, Chelmsford. Pours pale gold with a small white head leaving good lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, citrus, grapefruit, orange, hop and grass. Medium sweetness, moderate but developing bitterness. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation. Finishes with increasing bitterness. Very fruity. Increasingly enjoyable.

3.6
Towey1989 (3531) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2017
Cask at Beerdock Leek. A clear pale golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of melon, pineapple, some orange, a little lemon, slight pale malts and subtle floral hops. Taste of pineapple, some orange, melon, a little lemon, slight pale malts and subtle floral hops. Light bodied and an oily texture. A long, dryish, floral citrus hop bitterness in the finish. Packed full of juicy hops and a subtle malt balance. Extremely drinkable, 4% I wouldn’t have guessed.

3.5
Garrold (5941) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2017
Cask. Kelham Island Tavern, Sheffield. Clear, straw colour. Suds of white head. Nose has fusty lemon. Sweet and creamy malts. Something akin to pineapple cubes sweets. Taste is fruity sweet and pithy, citrusy bitter. Plenty of body for the ABV. Long, oily, pithy bitter finish. Punchy stuff.

3.5
ManVsBeer (11487) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Beer Festival 2016. Golden-blonde with a stated tropical fruitiness. Has a lot of citrus bitterness.

3.5
The_Osprey (9916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2016
Cask handpull at Pig’s Ear, Richmond, as ’Salopian Vortex’, 4.0%. Amber orange, still, translucent, foamy tan head. Aroma is potent, almost cheesy, strong malts, tangerine. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is salted bread stick, citrus, peachy sweetness but not too sweet, musty bitterness. Really good balance between malt sweetness, fruit and drying bitter vibes.

3.7
minutemat (6373) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Cask @ Shrewsbury Beer Festival 2014 (yes it’s backlog hour!). Pours gold with a fruity pineapple nose. Balanced, light summer fruit with a decent bitter finish.

3.4
Stuu666 (15536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Pours clear amber, nose is light toffee, floral, taste is sweet, pine, toffee, juicy.

3.8
Garrat (1347) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask,The Beerhouse Winter Beer Festival 2014.Light golden,small head,aroma of peach hops lemon,taste of tangerine malt lemon and biscuit,fruity dry finish.

3.8
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
On cask at Crown Inn, Wrinehill. Pours golden pale with a white head. Good aroma with a in your face hop smack. Well balanced and easy drinking. What Salopian do best.

3.9
mr_h (6117) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at The Raven, Glasgow - clear golden, good creyoff-white head, pine, grapefruit on the aroma, very good lacing, creamy, citrus, grassy with a pleasant sweet fruity finish, well balanced, good carbonation, easy to drink


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