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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Munlochy, Rosshire, Scotland

bottled
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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A true pale ale. The full body and rich gold colour comes from a blend of wheat, pale ale and crystal malts. It’s floral and lime citrus nose is created by the extensive use of carefully selected New World aroma hops. The final stage of dry hopping then produces a rich berry flavour for a big refreshing, satisfying brew.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3705) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
(draught) pours a clear deep golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of peaches and herbal hops, heavily resinous, with some notes of onions and cheese. flavour is again quite resinous, with more pizza toppings, some herbal hops and a medium sweetness. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cenzu (33) - - MAY 17, 2014
easy to drink. no overpowering tastes, but no real thrills either. a nice summer drink.

-- via beerbasher/winphone

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (618) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Organic Goldeneye Pale, bottle bought at the brewery 2009. Clear orange amber, small white head, vanishes completely; hoppy nose, fruity, orange, yeast; sweetbitter taste; medium body, oily texture; bitterseet finish, bit fruity.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
HULK777 (335) - - MAY 8, 2014
Great lookin', Cola, cherry, and cocoa smelling, sweet berry and Coke tasting, son of a beer. However, The honey flavor is too much for me.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (13216) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. It pours a clear, dark golden body under a dense, off-white head that lasts. Rather butterscotchy aroma with some fruityness. Some pale malts. The flavor has some bready notes, with caramel and a pleasant hoppy fruityness. Some bitterness too, lasting for a good while, keeping the malty sweetness company. Full body, very soft on carbonation, and it feels quite dry. Not much pleasant aroma in this one, but the flavor is quite nice. 140418

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (5595) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours with an off-white head. Aroma of butterscotch, some floral hops, malt and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and malty with some citrus, caramel and toffee. medium body, average caronation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ yngwie
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6917) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, leicht hefig, hopfig. Geschmack hopfig malzig, fruchtig, leicht hefig.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (644) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 2, 2014
Clear coppery-orange beer with frothy off-white head leaving lacing. Aroma has wood, citrusy and tropical fruits and toffee sweetness. Kind of an English-American mix. Flavor is resiny and piney woody, caramelly sweet and a bit salty. Mild amount of bitterness on the finish leading into a salty and caramelly sweet aftertaste. Palate is medium full and medium carbonated. A nice pale ale that falls somewhere between an English Pale Ale and an American Amber Ale, with the easy drinkability of a Golden Ale. As the beer warms up the Amber Aleish caramel-pine needle-combination gets stronger. Bonus point for being organic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MSBrindbergs (249) - Solna, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2014
Flaska från SB. Kopparröd klar vätska med en liten krona som dock lämnar spår. Malten finns där samt lite kola och blommig. Många skriva grapefrukt, men den hittar inte jag. Svårt att identifiera specifika smaker tycker jag, men citrus blandat med något mörkare, kanske lite rostat? Behaglig beska dröjer sig kvar. Stort plus för extremt snygg etikett!


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