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


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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (6912) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 22, 2014
Tap at Craft Man. Bright, brilliant gold with a medium, fine head. Malty, lemony nose, slightly Belgian yeastiness, honey, orange, lightly spicy. Sweet, thin, oily. Lemon and spicy yeast. A bit thin and weak, somewhat watery and metallic. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (933) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 14, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 50cl, une jolie couleur avec bien de la mousse. Une bière avec peu de nez sinon le houblon. En bouche elle est très citronnée une belle tuerie bien en longueur

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Pours golden and clear. Citrus fruits on the nose, ever so slightly sweet on first tasting but then a little spicy-ness comes into it,a light golden ale with a slight IPA twist to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2557) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
Bottle from Abel and Cole. Golden amber beer with large head. Aroma of grapefruit, hops and exotic fruits. Taste is citrus, grapefruit, pine and some sweet malts. medium bodied with medium carbonation. very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (10647) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle shared on the train from Inverness to Wick, from Tomlinsons, 20/10/13. Clear light golden with a thin white covering. Nose is citrus lead, light mineral tang, lemon zest, bitter orange, hoppy notes. Taste comprises citric zing, orange pith, toasted malts. Medium bodied, light spritz carbonation wise, dry grassy bitterness in the finish. A very decent Golden Blonde, let down by the slightl overcooked carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9162) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle: Deep golden, a bit unclear, lively carbonation, stable and lacy creamy white head, moderate aroma of exotic fruits with piney traces underneath, in the background malt, bread and fruits; light to moderate bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied and very soft; smooth and lingering bitter-sweet fruity and malty finish. A goody…

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1051) - SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2013
500ml bottle from Tesco (£1.89):
Hoppy with some grapefruit and fresh, cut grass to go along with a little orange and some citrus notes. Lively and refreshing on the nose that I was expecting with some floral notes, a touch of sweetness and some biscuit too.
Clear amber with a large, thumb-sized head that is quite foamy looking and holds great.
Hoppy with the same grapefruit and bitterness from the nose along with some citrus and floral flavours. Bread & biscuit with a malty bitterness follow. English in style, bitter and with fruity undertones.
Medium bodied with a great balance between flavours and moderate carbonation. There is some sweetness initially with a semi-bitter taste.

A surprisingly hop filled and bitter taste to begin with and was followed up by a nice mix of background fruits and malts. A great beer and one I’ll pick up again no doubt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
blackisle (969) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2013 Bottle at the brewery 2009 and afterwards at home. Sweet sugary malts, roasty, floral hops, citrus zest, clear amber to orange, creamy short lived head, large bubbles, light to medium bittersweet taste, fruity touch of citrus, medium body, creamy, lightly carbonated, clean and smooth bittersweet finish. Incredible refreshing beer, well-balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2790) - FINLAND - SEP 7, 2013
Bottled. Pours hazy orange in color with a foamy whitish head. Some malty notes and bit of citrus in aroma. English taste with slightly burnt grains and some butterscotch. Quite good tasting for that matter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8677) - Bochum, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2013
(bottle) Clear, golden colour with a medium-sized, slightly off-white foamy head. Citric hoppy and mildly bready cara-malty aroma. Slightly bitter flavour, light bodied with a slightly harsh carbonation. Delicately bready cara-malty base with a present hops character, including citrus-fruity and floral accents; lasting finish with notes of grapefruit. Fresh summer Ale. 08.VIII.13

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