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

bottled
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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available filtered in bottle.
A golden, straw coloured bitter, brewed with Cascade hops adding a flinty, grapefruit aroma that is deliciously refreshing.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5522) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2011
Bottled from Systembolaget as Yellowhammer Summer Ale Clear golden with a large, white head. Fresh and buttery aroma with citric notes. Pretty light body and light grassy bitterness. Some toffee. Bland and dissapointing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2011
Pours beautiful deep amber with a huge off white head leaving nice lacing. Aroma is sweet, citric, malty, bready and biscuits. Acidy medium mouthfeel. Refreshing and drinkable. Flavor is acidy, citric, fruity, slightly perry, Thin body. Fruity thin palate. Finishes bitter hoppy and dry. Excellent session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2451) - Finspång, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2011
Bottled:
Clear, deep golden colour. Small but firm head. Aroma is caramel, biscuits and grapefruit zest. Flavour is grapefruity citrus with malty caramel in the background. A very quaffable session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ANC1981 (2) - - MAY 30, 2011 does not count
Tried it at the CSR Edi think is had it before. A good session beer one thinks.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5079) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2011
500ml Bottle - Golden with a white head. Tea and hops feature in the aroma. Sherbet, lemon and a hint of grapefruit in the taste. I was expecting it to have a bit more flavour, but it’s not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1358) - SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2011
50cl bottle at home. Watery amber pour with a massive mess of white foam on top. Slight nutty malt, slight grapefruit aroma. Taste is malty still, but with a healthy injection of citrus hops. Finish is medium length, rounded but with a slight bite to it. Pretty decent beer, very refreshing and surprisingly full-flavoured for the ABV. Amazing with slightly spicy Italian food!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2011
Clear golden with a white head. Toffee and earthy malty aroma with a small but fresh dose of citrusy hops. A little thin taste though and a bit one-dimensional which makes it go a bit bland after half a bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlbertC (276) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2011
Aroma is fresh hops, some tofee and caramel malts. Taste is bitter, a little fizzy and some light toffee. Amazing beer considering only 4 abv.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of caramel and pine needles. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frovigalning (2879) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2011
Bottle from Systembolaget but sold under the name Yellowhammer Summer Ale. Mild and easy to drink english ale. A bit boring at the end of the 50 cl but not a bad beer. Should work well both as a thirst quencher and as a beer for food.


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