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Brewed by Tyne Bank
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with a blend of the latest seasons hops which give a soft bitterness that is complimented by the sweetness of the malt. The bold fruity aroma and crushed gooseberry flavours impart a distinctive cool climate white wine fruitiness. Quintessentially Kiwi

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (925) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle from warkworth town shop. Pours clear light Amber. Nose of toffee apple, resin, flowers. Taste is hoppy, green, balanced, pleasant bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (1764) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Perfectly drinkable blond ale, but I was expecting more from the kiwi hop influence.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (10396) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2015
500ml bottle from cornelius. Pours clear golden, thin white head. Aromas of resin, light tropical fruit, grapes, light butterscotch. Taste is bitter, soapy, bit more butterscotch though. Bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (5079) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle from Bier Huis, shared with Button, at Market Rasen races, yesterday. Bit sweet. Bit buttery. Not much of the NZ hops. Smooth, airy palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (7244) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2014
500ml Bottle - Golden in colour. Gooseberries, peach and a hint of mango in the aroma. Hoppy and refreshing taste with peach, mango, grapefruit and gooseberries standing out. Enjoyable stuff.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Finn (7038) - Troms, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
New Oxford, Salford 27 Jan 13. Veldig lys gylden. Lavt luftig skum som varer. Svakt metallisk aroma. Smaken ogs tynn med samme metallpreget. Antydning til trrhet i ettersmaken. Ikke god.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (6476) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2014
On tap at Holyrood 9A. Appearance - golden to amber with a nice head. Nose - honey and lemon cough sweets. Taste - lemony malty. Palate - light to medium bodied with a tangy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - good balance if unexciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2856) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
GBBF 2013. Pours a pale orange colour with a white head, aroma is all citrus, taste is bitter and malty with a dry bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (48161) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ The New Oxford, 11 Bexley Sq, Salford, Manchester, England M3 6DB.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, exotic fruit, light medicine. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, dark fruit, exotic fruit, sugary fruit, sweet, sharp. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20130125]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (3041) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London Aug 2013 - Amber Orange in colour. Fruity; grapefruit citrus and hints of tropical fruit. Hoppy; floral hops. Malty; sweet malts, caramel. Nice fruit/hop/malt balance. Sweetish fruity throughout. Decent.


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