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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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common

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RATINGS: 645   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and keg, occasional
previously available cask conditioned
"You know you shouldn’t."
Ingredients: Maris Otter, Caramalt and Munich Malt; Motoeka (Belgian Saaz) and Amarillo hops.
A titillating, neurotic, peroxide, punk of a pale ale. Combining attitude, style substance and a little bit of low self esteem for good measure; what would your mother say?
The seductive lure of the sassy passion fruit hop proves too much to resist. All that is even before we get onto the fact that there are no additives preservatives, pasteurization or strings attached. All wrapped up with the customary Brewdog bite and imaginative twist.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (153) - - NOV 16, 2013
A dry lager-esque, hoppy beer of cloudy blonde colour. Reasonable but not a BrewDog best. Rated by BrewTom

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1326) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 16, 2013
On tap at Tadg’s, I wouldn’t really call this a golden or blonde ale, it is more of an APA. A clear gold with a white head & solid body. It has a good balance of hoppy flavor with enough malts to offset any bitterness. It is easy drinking and the kind of beer you’d go to on a daily basis, easier on the palate than the punk ipa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jamedra (384) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 14, 2013
Láhev 330 ml. Aroma je příjemné chmelové. Pěna je jasně bílá, jemná, vysoká a průměrně držící. Barva samotného piva je zlatá. Chuť má příjemný sladový střed s nádechem citrusů, lehký sladový okraj a příjemně jemný, hořký finiš který průměrně drží. Vcelku se jedná o velmi chutné pivo s dobrou pitelností.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (778) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden color, medium white head. Aroma is grapefruit, hoppy and fruity. Taste is quite bitter, grapefruit, caramel. Nice long floral hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artyom (355) - Osijek, CROATIA - OCT 30, 2013
0,33l bottle. Golden color with nice head and some lacing. Aroma is fruits and some malt. Taste is fruits and citrus notes. Medium bitterness. Very tasty and balanced beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RickFifty (162) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
Hazy straw color, white head. Malt nose, hint of passion fruit and pine. Fruity taste with a light bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElManana (135) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2013
Pours a nice, clear golden with a small, frothy, white, film head. Pleasant soft aroma, with malts and fine pine hops. Lively mouthfeel and a bit thin. Flavour is quite hoppy, weak malts balance. Good dryness, though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (899) - SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours clear dark golden with a small white frothy head. Aroma has grass, grain, wort and citrus. Taste is light medium bitter with a grainy sweetness. Finish is light floral bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radzik5555 (156) - Gdynia, POLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Butelka 0.33L. Jasnobursztynowe, opalizujace z bujna jasnokrenowa paina, ktora szybko się dziurawi, jednak pozostały kozuszek znaczy szklo. W aromacie lekko karmelowe, slowode, miodowe, lipowe, mocno owocowe - estrowe, delikatne nuty chmielowe i chlebowe. W smaku podobnie jak w aromacie z wyczuwalnym miodem lipowym na finishu skontrowanym przyjemna lekko ziemista delikatna goryczka chmielowa. Cialo i wysycenie na poziomie sredniem. Piwo dosc slodkie jednak bardzo pijalne i orzezwiajace. Zbalansowane.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (1520) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
This is a blone ale from Brewdog, so you should expect lots of hops and fruitiness and some resemblance of an American IPA. And well, that’s exactly what this is. Very nice.


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