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

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.


BeerBaboon's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (1766) - - JUL 19, 2012
Colour of light, clear copper. Aroma is toasty, hoppy and fruity. Flavour is bitter, fruity and toasty.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrJamesMcEwan (147) - SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
* Bottle. Pours amber, clear, with a white head. * Aroma is rich malty, bready, toasty, with hoppy apricot & peach. * Palate is medium body, medium carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is malty, nutty, butterscotch & smoke. * Finish is dry, lingering bitterness & fruitiness. * Overall malty, nutty, butterscotch & smoke.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1890) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
Pours clear amber with low white head Aromas malty, fruity sweet hoppyness, pine Taste has caramel, sweet fruityness, floral

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (1727) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours slightly hazy amber. Nose is toffee, floral, lime, herbs, pine. Taste is floral, malts, lime, caramel. I dontlike the strong floral notes in this.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
linusb (124) - SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2015
Little head and nice light amber colour. Nice hops on the nose. Some maltiness as well. I get some yeasty tones as well. Taste is more malt and some pretty nice deep flavours of caramel and hint of smoke. Quite drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8448) - 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 (1127) - 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
Beer5000 (5058) - 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 (314) - 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 (79) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
330 ml bottle from tesco. Amber colour beer. Slight malt aroma. Bitter taste, also a bit of umami.


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