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

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unknown

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common

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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6172) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 20, 2010
Cask at the Guildford Arms, Edinburgh. Dark golden color. Rounded, mellow, fruity malt aroma. Mellow and fruity full-malt flavor; a bit sweet. Very good balance, though, and a nice hop finish. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2010
Cask. The Bree Louise, London. Golden yellow colour with a white head. Fruity, a bit floral, citrus. Light/medium bitterness.Nice and easy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2009
Cask. Slightly hazy orange colour with mediumsized foamy/bubbly white head. Aroma is berries, caramel malts, some mild doughy notes as well as floral notes. Flavour is quite much the same with some herbal and biscuity notes.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2009
(Cask at Akkurat) Poured pale golden and lightly hazy with medium sized and white head. Aroma contained citric hops and something I didn’t recognise but which must have been elderflower. Palate was medum bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, citricness, something unknown that must have been elderflower, bitterness, sweetness, malts and hops. Aftertaste was fruity and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frovigalning (2926) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2009
It poured a hazy dirty yellow liquid with a small white foam. Fresh and fruity smell and taste, Tast of frutiy and flowery hops. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and medium bitterness. Lasting bitterness and easy to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19214) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2009
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Hazy straw colour. Orangey nose with bready yeast behind. Dry, minerally and grassy. Freshly hoppy and slim bodied, soft and pleasant. Growing late bitterness with resiny undertones. Top stuff!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2009
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Pours out in a hazy dark golden colour with a small white head. Crisp aroma of cookies, leafy hops and grass. Medium to light-bodied with touches of biscuity and buttery malts with hints of grassy hops. Rather bitter finish of grass and biscuits.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pilsnerrogge (2461) - Finspång, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2009
Cask @ Akkurat, Stockholm:
Pours pale, somewhat hazy orange with a small, bubbly head. Hop and gooseberry aroma. Flavour is hops, gooseberries and loads of zesty grapefruit. Long , crisp bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (5998) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2011 On tap in Lochailort - pours a medium orange colour. Flavour is sweet, and a little spicy, hoppy and dry, and very smooth. Enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5643) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Cask @ Blue Blazer, Edinburgh. Light to medium yellow. Light floral fruitiness, grassy. No clue what elderflower is. Kind of boring but nice drinkable session beer


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