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Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
This new, pale beer is guaranteed to be more fun than your usual lemon barley and is brewed with hints of natural lemon, complementing the delicate citric hop and malt flavour.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4163) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2012
Light and refreshing despite its poor pale appearance, although there’s no real hints of lemon.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4025) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2011
Cask @ Sir John Moore, JDW. Golden colour, white head. Aroma is light malted and citrus. Flavour is light malted, bit hoppy, followed by some dry biscuit, Slightly sour finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2011
Cask at Pilgrims Progress (JDW), Bedford, in ’Spoons Beer Festival ’11. old with a white head. Some sweetness in the aroma. I found the taste was just a vague buttery malt with slight bitterness. Thought this was dull. And where was the lemon?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DanielBrown (3848) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2011
Hand pulled at the Figure of Eight, Birmingham. A bit of lemon barley, cardboard and some spring water. Fairly dry and a bit refreshing, but I won’t be rushing back. Felt a bit weird in the mouth. Strange.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3319) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2011
Cask @ The Counting House JDW. Strong vegetable aroma. Pale golden colour with a great foamy head. Dry biscuit flavour with a sweet aftertaste. Not getting much fruit here.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Back log from Spring of 2011 in Scotland; On tap, poured a golden color with an average head. Aroma and flavor were on the bland side. Some bread and citrus, but a fairly underwhelming beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tommann (2768) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2011
Cask at the Chequers Inn, JDW, Stourbridge. Pours gold with a small head. Aroma is lemon washing up liquid with some light malt behind. Not much to start with the taste. Thin grassy finish. Certainly not lip smacking.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2113) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
Cask at the Captiol, Forest Hill. Light golden pour with a white head. Subtle lemon nose with hints of peach, caramel and pineapple. Fruity tang. Plenty of lemon flavour in the after-taste. Liquid lemon drops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2011
[Cask at Monk’s Retreat (JDW), Reading] Rich gold with a moderate white head and a slight fizz. A little lemon (although not as dominant as the name implies it should be), some sweetcorn and a clean if rather cardboardy bitterness. OK refresher, if a little thin.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichardW (1528) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2011
Cask, JDW, Carlisle. Initial impression is very dry, this mellows slightly and it becomes papery. Lemon is detectable, but minimal. Reckon the term ’fruit beer’ is pushing it a bit!


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