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Arran Blonde (Bottle/ Keg)

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Brewed by Arran
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Isle of Arran, Strathclyde, Scotland

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common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml pasteurised and filtered bottle. Also available in 330ml bottles as "ab Blonde" .
"Nose: Floral hop and new mown grass aroma.
Palate: Citric fruit with a well balanced finish with good hop character.
Comments: A pale golden beer, clear tasting in a continental style."


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 10, 2014
Dull and hazy, slightly yeasty aroma, slightly floral, honeyed notes and a somewhat dull pale malt character.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HampshirePhil (111) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
500 ml bottle - clear, slight fizz with slight white head which is quick to disappear. Fruity aromas and lovely palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (856) - PORTUGAL - DEC 12, 2013
Shared a 500ml bottle from Cora (Luxembourg). Pours a orange golden colour with a off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, malty and floral. Average carbonation and light body. Taste is light bitter, light sweet with a bitter a lightly dry finish. Overall, a nice beer but a bit too sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teddybeer (2097) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 4, 2013
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head, good lasting. Aroma has floral notes with light citrus hints. Flavor is light malty with a mild bitterness. Almost watery final with a light bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2434) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2013
500ml bottle from Sainsbury’s, Prestwick - clear golden amber, several bubbles, large foamy off-white head, floral, grassy aroma, intermittent lacing, sweet, citrusy, moderate to high carbonation, easy to drink

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Clear golden pour with very little head. Aromas, such as they are, are buttery, lightly floral, some generic fruitiness. Light sweetness, could do with more bitterness. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (692) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2013
Appearance: Clear amber with cm thick white head. Aroma: Fruity, floral, bread/biscuit. Taste: Low/medium sweetness, low bitterness and low/medium sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, slightly astringent, light/medium body, average carbonation. Quite a caramel and fruity lingering finish. Comments: Very tasty but not much glass lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1420) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a tiny white head aroma malts spicy citrus and hops flavor malts citrus spicy and hops

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4664) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Light bread aroma, light malt, and floral hops. Decent light sweet malt front with some good floral hops on the back side. Medium bodied with good carbonation. nice drinker

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Filipbeer (64) - - AUG 26, 2013
Golden beer with white and not very long head. Very nice and curious: orange and chocolate aroma. Also some hoppy and spicy notes. In mouth light flavor (orange peel), medium body, bitter taste and dry finish. Low carbonation. Quite nice beer despite a too light flavor. Amazing aroma. Filip


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