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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Traditional Ale
Munlochy, Rosshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This deliciously refreshing golden beer is made with honey from the heather covered moorlands of the Scottish Highlands. Pure and natural, it is cold filtered and unpasteurised for exceptional flavour.


Graham77's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Graham77 (230) - Glasgow, - MAR 8, 2014
The aroma is dominated by honey sweetness with background cereal. This is a very pleasant beer but not a style I would choose to drink to often due to the sweetness. It is definitely worth a try though.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spacecube (759) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
500ml bottle, pours light golden brown with a white lasting head and carbonation, aroma is sweet malt, honey, citrus notes and cardboard. Finish is sweet and malty. OK, but not my thing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from the Broadmead, Bristol Marks & Spencer branch as part of a 6 UK beers for £10 deal, which proved to be excellent value. Golden in colour, with a slight, white, head, and moderate carbonation. Easy drinking, sweetish, beer, with some floral hops, hint of honey and gentle finish. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (278) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle from Marks and Spencer as Organic Scottish Beer. Gold pour, thin disappearing head, aroma is honey sweetness. Taste is malty, light hop bitterness, honey and a light bitter finish, light body and carbonation. Pleasant, worth trying

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (942) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden with finger thick white head. Aroma: Toffee, honey note, dough, yeast, bread notes, fruity. Taste: Low/medium bitterness and sweetness with low sourness. Umami, which I think comes from the savoury yeasty notes. Palate: Thick fairly smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt dry, malty, toffee, yeasty finish with notes of honey. Comments: Good beer overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (6881) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2014
Goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, Honig, Citrus, blumig, so ist auch der Geschmack.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3551) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle from Marks & Spencers in their own supermarket brand. Pale gold with a thin head. The honey offers a subtle drinkable sweetness and the ale has a medium bitterness. Malt nose.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (229) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2014
Fruits, dough, honey, grass and a hint of spices in the aroma. Golden with a white head. Medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a interesting and quite nice ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (2129) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle and Marks and Spencer. Hazy pale golden coloured with a large foamy head. It has a sweet floral fruity and honey flavour with bitter and vanilla notes on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3596) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle, from Marks & Spencer. Gold, thin short lived white head and low condition. Sweet floral honey and malt in the nose with a slightly peachy back note, full bodied in the mouth with a good balance of floral honey sweetness and a solid resinous hop flower bitterness, some low fruitiness and a touch of raw grain, finish has a slight honey sweetness with a muted but lingering hop bitterness


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