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

bottled
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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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.


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 (20662) - 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
olsvammel (3030) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5404) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2011
Bottle (50 cl) from systembolaget.Clear deep golden, medium white head. Earty malt aroma with some nuttiness, and floral an slightly citric hops. Light to medium bodied. Semi-dry with a nice bitterness in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (2466) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2012 I’m told a new recipe! Lovely balance! Previous rating 7+4+7+4+16=3.8 50cl bottle. Pours an amber colour with steady bubbles and a good head. The nose has pine and some hay. The taste is of pale malt and hay and there is a pine and nettle finish. The palate has medium structure, a creamy texture and a refreshing finish. Overall, this is quite a stunning session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3246) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2013 Cask @ The Cask & Barrel, Edinburgh & bottle from Beers of Europe. Hazy golden amber colour with a good head. Resin biscuit malt aroma. Dry biscuit, citrus & tropical fruit flavour. Bitter aftertaste. decent blonde beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blairgus (2590) - California, USA - MAR 13, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2011 pale yellow, clear w/ steady bubbles nice, sweet, floral hop aroma med/full body and slightly fizzy has an earthy/dusty taste that dominates it is very malty but it has an odd (hop i’m assuming) dry and leafy flavour i’m not a fan

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gdubya (3) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2011 does not count
average carbonation, creamy, slick feel, medium body, light sweetness, golden appearance. Nice!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 3, 2010
@ Dagda Bar. Amber, bright. The aroma is very toasty. Soft body with some caramel and a light honeyish toastiness. Competent beer, but boring.


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