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

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
Award winning new recipe. A light golden colour with a high proportion of wheat and corn giving it a clean fresh taste on top of which there is masses of hop, fruit and citrus flavours with elderflower on the nose.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
themightyjag (164) - - APR 24, 2014
Cask at The Woodshed, Coylumbridge. Small white head, great lacing. Clear golden body. Floral nose, a little honey. Flavour is sweet and malty, a little citrus, floral overtones. Mouthfeel is smooth with minimal carbonation. Refreshing and easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (2889) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Cask at the blue blazer. Pours light hazy gold, thin white head. Strong flower aroma, bit much for me! Wheat in the background, plus lemon. Taste is light sweet, more flowers. Slight astringency. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (645) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2013
DAA; Bottle 500 ml. Pours hazy golden with white fading head. Citrus, fruity, light floral aroma. Taste is less, light malty. Light mouth, thin texture. Dry, medium finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
Cask at the Castle Tavern, Inverness, 18/10/13. Clear golden with a good sized white head. Nose is toasted malts, vanilla, citrus, sweet fruit aroma. Taste comprises caramel, summer fruits, vanilla fudge, toasty malts. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, in good nick! Decent GB.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (6309) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 26, 2013
on cask at the ox in edinburgh. light golden with a thin but lingering head; aroma of old couch and pressed flowers; watery texture; faint bitterness, faint caramel and not much else going on

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeanF (1662) - Nunavut, CANADA - SEP 15, 2013
Has a heavy sweet hop aroma, and a perfect solid white head atop a golden body. Flavour is a strong reliable malt with just a hint of citrus. Dry finish. This is a very fine, well crafted brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5095) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
Cask (Lord Moon of the Mall JDW, London) - Hazy golden in colour. Elderflower, peach and passion fruit in the aroma. Extremely refreshing taste with elderflower dominating along with notes of grapefruit, peach and lychees.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
(Cask): Golden colour with medium white head. Aroma of elderflower, citrus fruits and light hop notes. Elderflower in the taste but is way too powerful, puts you off it - almost chemical tasting. Some other faint notes were hops, malt and biscuit. Could be a nice beer if they tone down the elderflower and balance the flavours properly.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (1711) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2013
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Hazy golden beer with medium head and no lacing. Aroma of pale malts and a touch of pepper. Taste is mild smoked malts, toffee, citrus and pepper. Too many, what I felt were off flavours. Not very good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichTheVillan (2456) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
Cask at JDW Briar Rose; Light golden amber pour with foamy white head, buttery aroma, detect butterscotch with some fruitiness trying to escape, diacetyl is it intentional.


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