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


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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kidmartinek (4387) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Hazy gold. Big white foamy head. Aroma is organic malt and leather. Smells really good. Looks really good. Tastes really good. Organic, fruity, earthy, cool, balanced, delicious. Best organic I’ve have by miles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (5328) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle at Pivo, Oulu. Originally rated 28042012. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavous: Fruits, some grain and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (5740) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
50cl bottle from Tesco, Cannonmills, Edinburgh. A deep straw coloured pour with a dense white head and moderate carbonation; grainy citrus aroma; the taste is exactly as described - lots of grapefruit, but rather than lots of sweet fruit there is a flinty dryness that makes for a crisp, refreshing finish. A rather grown-up and refined style of Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Velkyal (320) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottled. Pours a rich gold to light amber with a loose white head. Aroma is light toffee, some citrus, and a touch of hay. Taste of bready malts, traces of caramel, balanced with a clean citrus hop bite. Medium bidy, dry finish. Decent all round brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (987) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 19, 2014
pine and citrus aroma due to Cascade hop... taste is malty with fruity and herbal notes... spicy hoppy bitterness... dry bitter aftertaste...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (437) - - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle from Dobbies Garden Centre Newcastle. Pours light amber colour. Reasonable head. Fruity, hoppy flavour, touch metallic too

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (175) - SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2014
The youtube on this from the brewery says it uses Pale, Crystal and Wheat malts and cascade hops. It’s the wheat I think that gives the beer such a good head retention and mouthfeel. Reminded me very much of B1 which is surprising as this used Northern Brewer and Golding. Yellow Hammer has one plenty of awards and you can taste why!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (15622) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 22, 2014
Bottle 500ml (K-Kamppi)
Golden color, some hazyness, good off-white head, lace. Aroma is grainy, light hops. Light to medium-bodied, reasonably robust for this ABV. Flavor is grainy, bready, some citrus from Cascade. Lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. Typical grainy organic malt flavors ruin a bit of fruityness of Cascade hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (14807) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, leicht hefig, hopfig. Geschmack hopfig malzig, fruchtig, leicht hefig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spartakbarnsley (67) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 23, 2014
0.5 Bottle from Pulkovsky Universam, St Petersburg. Bags of flavour for a 4.0% brew. Lovely and refreshing with lots of citrus. Finish is a lovely tart grapefruit but then goes quite metallic at the very end. Not enough to spoil it though, will definitely drink again.

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