Brewed by Skinners Brewing Co.
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Truro, England


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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available in 500ml bottles.
"A strong, clean tasting Golden Beer that's not too sweet and with a fresh flowery aroma."

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
ralphdot (1091) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
4.5% amber colour with a thin head, bit of hop in the aroma, citrus hop taste, average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (10139) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 16, 2012
Bottle. Medium golden body, clear, with a lively lasting white head. Aroma is quite soapy. Flavours of light pale malts with a kiss of floral hops and a gently bitter finish. A vey nice summer session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MustangMarkF (249) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2012
500ml Bottle. Aroma is primarily of malt with citrus and floral notes. As with other Skinners bottled beers the head is inconsistant between bottles and even between bottles of the same batch - it can be dead flat or lively and anything in between. Colour wise its a yellow gold. Taste is malty which developes in to a fruity (lemon) hint followed by a hoppy bitter finish. Not a bad session beer but I would prefer a Betty Stogs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2012
Pale golden pour. The nose is quite fruity and hoppy. A bright light barley sweetness along with a touch of soft bitterness. A little bit of light crackery flavour. Soft and quite lovely. Fresh and a little bit of soft astringency. Its great stuff actually. Fresh and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (3561) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
500 ml bottle. Pours copper with almost no head. Aroma of cereal and light citrus. Crisp. Flavors of malt and bread with a bit of orange and brown sugar. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhawk86 (5) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2012 does not count
Just had a pint of this beer at Spoons for only 1.99 so not bad! Its my kind of beer- a strong blonde! Just a shame they served it a bit warm. Would have enjoyed this more if slightly colder! The beer has a floral aroma & quite a sweet after taste!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alenm (18) - Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2012
[email protected] hazy gold colour with thin soapy head. Citrus and light floral taste with dry bitter afters. Refreshing

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Martin243 (1125) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Pint at Wetherspoons Gateshead, and I dont think it was in prime form. Hazy gold with a thin lasting white head. Not much going on aroma-wise, some cereal, and an unpleasantly sour aftertaste. Even at the top of its game, I dont think it would be Earth-shattering, but Id be prepared to give it another go and re-rate sometime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (7098) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2012
(Cask at Angleterre, 20120511) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was small, dense and long lasting. Aroma had hops, sweetness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were hops, sweetness, herbalness, grain, malts, citricness and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. The grainy part in the taste was a bit disturbing but otherwise a good middle of the road ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2382) - Blerkablerka, VENEZUELA - MAY 6, 2012
Yay! Easy drinking goodness. Gold with a small white head. Fruity fruit sweetness, faint spice, cereals, dig the fresh bread. Nice. The fruit and the grains split the aroma 50/50. The taste is pretty good too and Im glad Im sitting back taking this one slow as the qualities evolve. A zip from the hops hangs around early on. Light tang of citrus, bread and softness related. Not much to it but tasty with a medium lengthen bitter finish.

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