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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (1733) - - JUL 19, 2012
Colour of light, clear copper. Aroma is toasty, hoppy and fruity. Flavour is bitter, fruity and toasty.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 23, 2015
[4/26/15] Draught at Oliver Twist in Stockholm. Clear deep golden. Aroma of leafy oniony hops and a bit of malt. Flavor has light maltiness, oniony hops, and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanEric (1108) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
Bottle bought in Edinburgh. Hazy amber couloured to dark blonde. Small diminishing head. Aroma has Hops, freshness, citrus, triopical fruit (mango etc.) Very refreshing, low carbo. Nice one!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beer4000 (4982) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 3, 2015
330 ml bottle. Clear golden body with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma has caramel malt, some fruit and butterscotch. Flavor is sweet and harsh malt, some fruit and spoiled with butterscotch. Medium body and average aftertaste also spoiled by off flavors. Not very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Seffle (289) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle at Larm 150327. In the bottle. Very nice ale with european style bitterness. Refreshing and easily drunk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_megaman_ (2) - SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015 does not count
Nutty flavour that goes down easily. The hazel like colour of it gives it an appealing appearance.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mahkus (65) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
330 ml bottle from tesco. Amber colour beer. Slight malt aroma. Bitter taste, also a bit of umami.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (882) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - FEB 25, 2015
Aroma: Rich, bready, toasty. Medium hoppy, fruity, apricots, peachy, berries. Appearance: Clear, light copper body. Small, off-white head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium bitterness. Medium maltiness. Medium high hops, citrus. Well balanced. Dry finish, lingering bitterness and fruitiness. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Hoppy, crisp and well balanced! Great aroma and taste. Higly recommended. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 10A. American Pale Ale

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackradioboy (72) - SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2015
330ml bottle from Tesco. Dark amber. Nice beer, best Black Isle I've tried so far. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bergstaden (1599) - Røros, NORWAY - FEB 9, 2015
Golden with a white head - Hoppy aroma that has some fruity notes and small hint of pine - Good hop flavour with fruits and pine with bitterness - Nice bitter hop finish that has some dryness in the end - This was good and refreshing

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (216) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle, 33 cl. Overall nice ale, well balanced, smooth. Citrus features, but not too prominent.


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