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

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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.


Sarpa's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (671) - - SEP 1, 2012
bottle 50cl @ home pours clear golden with a white head. aroma of hops, citrus, grass. citrus, gooseberry flavor. nice, well balanced


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5467) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spartakbarnsley (27) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ERB92 (171) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2014
Toffee,grains, fruits and citrus in the aroma. Golden with a off white head. Medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Light to medium body with a average carbonation. Bitter finish. Overall a really nice one. Beautiful fruity aroma and a quite bitter flavour, but still nicely balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (631) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Medium white head. Dark pilsener color, a bit red. Aroma is hops, honey and garden berries. Taste is flowers, rose leaves, berries, butter and peach. A tea experience.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
djoeye (896) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2014
White half finger head, bubbles in centre, some bubbly lacings. Deep golden body. Scents: Resin, yellow apple, sweet fruity malts. Taste: Hops, spruce, transfers to sweet malts, fruity stuff, not much dark fruits in this year’s version however. Mild n fresh to palate. End: Fruits, slightly dry, caramel malts, some mild fruity spices, some bitter. Overall tasty n mild. (Enjoyed a 500 ml brown bottle b@Kjeller 5 Tromsø before a PolishRateMeet)

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (5895) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (441) - 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

3.1
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (1414) - Walsall (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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (6994) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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.


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