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Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Aviemore, Scotland

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Pasteurised bottle only. Previously brewed under the Aviemore label.
NOTE: Only ratings for the Bottled version to be entered here. The Cask version has a separate listing.
The best beer baa none! An exceptional continental style beer with good body and refreshing aftertaste.


Mysan_brewing's rating

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mysan_brewing (59) - - APR 30, 2013
Smells sweet, almost like cotton candy with a hint of metal. Golden, clear color. Taste is almost missing, and the taste that is there is not anything special. A pilzner at best and I don't like pilzners... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (1455) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle from a Glasgow ASDA. Pours golden with a thin white head. Not much mor flavour than a decent lager. Some mild citrus and floral notes. Drinkable enoug.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (220) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle Labelling "Gold". Bought from Asda in Tain at a bargain £1.25. Drunk at the bottom of Ben Hope and well earned! Lovely golden beer, very crisp and thirst quencing, citrus notes. Slight hop note and honey hints. Very very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Simmo (23) - - OCT 20, 2014
Very mild, slightly stale aroma of hops. Pours a nice golden colour with a white head that fades. The taste is pleasant however; hops, malts and something slightly sweet likew banana. Flavours are well balanced and it leaves a pleasant aftertaste. It also feels smoother in the mouth once it has settled. Difficult beer to rate, I didn’t like it at first but it grew on me and I’d try it again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle at home, as Cairngorm gold. Pours golden, nose and taste are fruity, honey, sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (1574) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle @ Bothy Bar, Kinlochleven. Blond colour, white foam. Light malty body. Aroma of caramel and light hops. Watery and easy drinkable. Not many flavour, rather boring beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2014
Honey notes up front with citrus fruit aroma. Clear golden colour with poor head. Nice honey flavour, passionfruit throughout, smokey finish. Medium body with low carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamestulloch (1568) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden body with a thin white head. Low carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of grain, earth and grass. Flavour of grass, cereal and herbs. Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft fizz. Clean but dull.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ReV2 (150) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle as Cairngorm Gold. Floral aroma, taste too strongly of wheat for my liking, thin for its strength.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
StevieT (735) - AUSTRALIA - APR 24, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a very clear pale yellow, some crisp hops flavours, a bit thin and watery for my taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (869) - Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2014
Pours a nice clear amber with a frothy white head. Mild malty smell to it. Taste is a mild bitterness, bit thin.


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