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Black Isle Organic Blonde

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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Premium Lager
Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A premium quality continental style lager beer made with Hersbrucker and Hallertau hops. Pale yellow, with a light biscuit palate and a fresh grassy aroma.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pyrmir (4281) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2015
On tap at O’Connors. Slightly hazy golden with thin white head. Aroma of sweet wort, sweet pale malt, grain and some grassy hops. Taste is grain, sweet, wort, pale malt, grass, hay with a light bitterness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabuzzer (309) - SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear, golden colour with a foamy white head. Strong aroma of soft fruit. Taste is peach, plum and biscuits with some butter. Surprising and tasty

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
s_r (54) - FRANCE - AUG 8, 2015
Bière assez basique. Légère amertume, rien ne ressort dans les saveurs. Robe jaune pâle, belle bulle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jyrsa (247) - - JUL 15, 2015
Tap @ Oliver Twist. Clear pale yellow with small white head. Fresh fruit and earthy yeast. Pale malts, hops and yeast. Light palate and lightlyvfizzy texture with long hoppy mouth. I wish all lagers were like this.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (996) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 14, 2015
Aroma: Medium floral, spicy hops. light bready. Appearance: Brilliant light gold body. Medium white head. Brilliant retention. Lacing. Flavour: Medium-light sweetness, medium bitterness. Medium-light floral, lemon, from hops. Medium-dry finish with light lingering hops, lemon. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-low carbonation, creamy. Crisp. Overall: Crisp, refreshing. Easy drinking beer that definitely asks for more. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zimbo (766) - SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Sweet and sour with just a trace of that honey coming through. Golden with a short lasting head. Built like the Rana Plaza factory. Needs character.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
23.10.2014. Clear golden. Aroma is a bit different, grain, malts and butter of lager but also some saison style yeast and citrus. Taste is also similar but a bit milder. Although different it still feels somehow unbalanced and strange. However, considering the abv its quite good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mahkus (81) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle from Sainsburys. Light golden colour. Not much aroma. Slightly sparkling, and slightly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1464) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Keg at the Grain Store, Cambridge. Pours basic yellow with a respectable but not overblown white head. Citrus and vinegar funk in the aroma. Taste is much meter: sweet and clean with a minimal stroke of bitter citrus on the finish. Nicely carbonated palette. Ok.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
17Beer (117) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Mild aroma of grass and hops with some sour notes.Pours golden with a persistent rocky white head. Light lacing. Tastes of grass and a sour lacquer taste. Nice fizzy carbonation and long sour finish. Well made, reminiscent of classic mass-produced German lagers, not my favorite


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