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Brewed by Colonsay
Style: Pale Lager
Isle of Colonsay, Argyll & Bute, Scotland

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Things move slowly on this island – which suits our lager down to the ground. The rich and full flavour of this thirst quenching drink is down to its unusually long fermentation. Whether it’s the salt in the sea air that blows through the brewery, or the quality of the water – we’re not sure – but we think you will agree there is something special about this lager.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Glasgow. Bottle) Somewhat hazy golden color. Yeasty, fruity and hoppy aroma. Hoppy flavor with floral and bready notes. Somwewhat hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2007
Bottled. RBESG. Golden colour, big head. Good fruity with nice hoppiness and spicy yeastiness. Full-ish mouthfeel at this abv-level, with spicy yeast yet low on the flavour profile with low bitterness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2816) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch - clear straw, thin white head, aroma of corn and grain, hint of resin, lager malt, grassy, a bit bitter

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beersiveknown (2876) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle at home a while ago from alesela
golden blonde, dry, herbal, nondescript, medium bodied. Atrocious labels.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3244) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle from Hippo Beers. Golden amber colour, big head. Dry resin, corn grain aroma. Corn resin flavour, bitter aftertaste. Quite a big tasting lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2008
Courtesy of Fonefan. It’s a slightly hazy, golden beer with a creamy head. The aroma has a light sweetness and notes of fruit. The same goes for the flavour, where I also find caramel and malt. It’s smooth and pleasant, and it’s quite charming even if it’s rather thin-bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2008
<b>Bottle 568ml. at home.</b>
<i>[ Trade with cgarvieuk ].</i> Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, roasted, sour malt. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet with a average to short duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [150908]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 1, 2008
Bottled at RBESG 2007. A golden beer with just a bit of sediment floating around under a lazing orange head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of straw, and so is the flavor, though also with a note of citrus.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2008
Bottled@Fonefan. Golden colour, not much head. Aroma is hops, diacetyl and some mild earthyness. Flavour is quite much the same with some mild sweet hayish notes. Wellbalanced, but not very exciting.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
9th July 2011
Scopeys East Croydon tasting - Cheers Paul! Clear pale gold beer, tiny white head. Light semi dry palate. Dry lagerish malt, tiny bit of tangy hop. Dry finish. Drinkable - certainly had worse lagers.


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