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Formerly brewed at Wentworth
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Rotherham, England

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Our flagship Pale Ale winning Best Beer (Sheffield 1999) and champion beer of South Yorkshire in 2002. This golden ale’s distinctive character is skillfully achieved by the subtle blending of triple malts and Cascade hops making this delicious drink a favorite.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, lager malt, wheat malt. Cascade and Fuggles hops.

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2.9
Grumbo (3980) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2017
Bottle from Bargain Booze. Backlog rating from bottle collection and historic scoring. No tasting notes kept, just rating.

3.6
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2015
Cask at The Market Tavern, Durham, £3.55/pint. Beautiful looking very pale amber beer with a smooth, white head. There’s straw grassy, malty notes in the nose and a very well balanced sweet malt and bitter grain taste with a crisp, refreshing palate. Very sessionable and thoroughly enjoyable.

2.9
MrBlueSky93 (535) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Hops in a Bottle. Pours gold, slightly hazy, two finger off white head. Aroma light floral notes, toasted malts, citrus too. Taste of initial malt, biscuityness, then bitter orange, grapefruit...a little thin for my liking but overall not bad!

3.6
bhensonb (15761) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015
From file last updated 2010. Bottle. Pours gold with white head. Med body or nearly. Flavor is very hoppy, mostly citrus. Bitter.

2.6
ReV2 (217) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2014
On draught from The Nelson Arms, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire. Grassy hop aroma, golden ale with a slight haze. Sweetcorn & grapefruit, course hop finish, way too much. I struggled with this one, poor balance between the malt and hops.

3.4
Theydon_Bois (20641) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickers, 28/12/13 - dem pesky golden blondes! Lightly hazed golden with a good sized off white cap. Nose is floral hop, tangy citrus leanings, bitter orange, lightly toasted malt. Taste comprises peach notes, bitter orange, dank hop presence, hint of grapefruit. Medium bodie, fine carbonation, drying bitterness in the closure. This cask was fresh on and showed itself to be a GB in fine fettle!

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mR_fr0g (13517) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
Cask at the Sussex arms. Golden colour with a light haze fleeting white head. Aroma is sulphur nutty malt and mineral. Flavour is mineral, berry yeast esters slightly astringent bitterness. Medium body and slow carbonation.


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