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Brewed by Cromarty
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cromarty, Scotland

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Fruity Hoppy Heaven - Summer session beer made using mountains of NZ hops!


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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, - FEB 1, 2013
Cask, Blackfriars. Light blonde body, thin white head. Light lemon aroma, and taste t’boot. Some honey. A very sessionable ale.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6723) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
[6456-20140705] Cask. Fruity orange zest aroma. Clear, orange brown body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Bitter yeasty bread flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Six Degrees North, Aberdeen, Scotland)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3517) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Cask at Craven Arms; clear golden amber pour with a frothy white head, citrus aroma, taste has a pleasant hop character with some clean and crisp pale malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodbod (32) - SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Pint at the Bon Accord, Glasgow. Blond with very light lacing. Fruity, hoppy, but not too bitter. A decent session pint.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask at Staggs. Pours golden amber, nose is zesty citrus, taste is similar, light toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
2014-07-05. Crisp bright orange body creamy beige head. 3+ Aroma is mild, lightly hoppy and floral. Flavour is pleasant I but dilute/mild, orange marmalade citrus hops, mild bitterness grows as you go. Average to thin bodied palate, low carbonation. Okay. Cask at Six Degrees North, Aberdeen

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3976) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Keg at six degrees north Aberdeen. Aroma is really nice fresh fruity citrus with some herbal notes. Flavour is grainy base malts with some nutty, orange peel,berry and hedgerow hops. Light medium palate with moderate carbonation. Slightly stale flavours with cardboard in the finish, otherwise really solid and very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Small Bar, Bristol, 10/6/2014. Deep gold with a decent, white, head. Grassy hops, some tropical fruits and gooseberries, pleasant, biscuity malts and a dryish finish. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (74) - SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2014 Cask in Arisaig Hotel. Nice frothy head which nuzzles your nose as you inbibe the wonderful hop aroma. The head subsides steadily as you taste the hop. This beer is a wall of bitter almost metallic hop. Pine trees and pineapple. There is little maltiness, or sweetness to balance the palate which starts to feel dry as you drink. This beer has dry pale malts like Munich and could do with a spoonful of honey. The bittering hop has a depth of flavour and a rye bread, earthy, grassy flavour develops. The pint stays interesting to the last sip. A great opener for an evenings real ale. But unless I was eating or the summer hot, I’d not follow with the same.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Cromarty Hit the Lip ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, riped fruit - orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, riped fruit, citrus - orange, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130813]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
On tap at The Craft Clerkenwell. Clear amber colour lasting white head. Too cold man. Oh why is keg beer in the UK so cold. Some light soap. Can’t taste much as way too cold.


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