Hydes Jekyll's Gold | Hydes Brewery Ltd

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Hydes Jekyll's GoldHydes Jekyll's Gold
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Brewed by:
Hydes Brewery Ltd
United Kingdom (England) | website

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by wl0307 on 06-05-2006

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3.7/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On cask at the Belfast Beer Festival.

Pours copper-tinged with loose froth. Big fruity nose of mango malts and citrus hops, lots of flowers. Golden apple malts with a touch of burnt sugar, then citrus peel hops with hint of branch and spice. Malt forward overall. Medium, sticky, dry.

Good balance of sweet malts and citrus hops. A lean bite to it. OK bitter.

Actively brewed! So do beers just default to "retired" if they haven't had a new review in X number of months? This seems to be chronic among British ales.

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3.36/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Tasted by half-pint at the Lord Moon of the Mall, a JDW pub nr. Trafalgar Sq., London.

A: dark golden hue, fluffy white beer head, great clarity, low carbonation--decent look.
S: spicy Styrian Goldings and hayish, earthy Fuggles with a zesty edge of yellow grapefruit-peel--very light, refreshingly hoppy.
T: dryish and zesty citric fruitiness upfront on top of very mild grainy maltiness with its bitter-sweet edge; soothing, bitter aftertaste comes with chewy, zesty (but not too much of a tang), dry palate, slightly reminiscent of a light lager made with rice.
M&D: light-bodied and lively-textured, a refreshing and quaffable Blond Ale but not quite attractive for my taste.

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Hydes Jekyll's Gold from Hydes Brewery Ltd
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