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Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A light hoppy pale ale.


dogbomb's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dogbomb (1147) - - MAR 3, 2012
Cask. Light golden straw with a soapy head. Malty caramel, some hays and grasses. Light. Bitter and refreshing finish.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bratschepeter (40) - Abilene, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2016
On tap at the Black Sheep Pub (Campbeltown, Scotland). Pours a mostly clear attractive golden color with significant and slow dissipating brilliant white head; lots of sticky lacing coats the glass. The nose is faint floral hops with some jasmine-like sweetness; the taste is earthy hops, light bitterness and a bit of biscuity malt. Medium carbonation and some lingering hop bitterness with more of the jasmine essence, finishes mostly dry. A very pleasant pint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (429) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2016
500ml bottle. Pale golden / straw colour, smooth fine white head, very long lasting. Aroma of light malt and citrus hops, grassy floral notes. Taste is much the same with light malt and hop flavours and a light bitter finish. A fine light golden ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerNinjaUK (196) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2016
500ml bottle from local store in Lochaline. Pours light amber with deep white head. Heavily hopped with aroma of pine and walnut. Oily with low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (738) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, hops, fruit and citrus.

Appearance:
Hazy yellow/golden beer with a slight white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts and fruit; ends slightly bitter with hops and citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (3145) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma is light malt, biscuit, fruity, citrus, lemon, some floral notes, hoppy. Flavour is moderate to medium bitterness. Body is light. Very crisp and refreshing light citrussy hoppy ale, I dig it!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Smithld1 (161) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2015
Pint. Fairly decent golden ale. Looks good. Tastes ok. Nothing particularly special but another decent drop from fyne.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (5858) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at CPK, London. It pours a clear golden color with small white head. Aroma is grassy and lightly hoppy and citrusy. Taste is moderately bitter and crispy, with grass and tangerine and light straw. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall nice pale ale

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1847) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 24, 2015
Handpump @Bir&Fud (Rome). Pours golden with a medium and persistent white head. Aroma is malty, biscuit, citrusy with grass and floral notes, ok. Flavour has a light malt profile with a good bitter end. Light body, light carbonation. Well done!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerjock (43) - - SEP 17, 2015
Citrus aroma, not too overpowering. Pours a golden colour with a small white head. Bitter hoppy taste. Medium body, light texture, soft carbonation with a bittersweet aftertaste. I like this and many other Fyne Ales, nice to have such a quality brewery so close to home :-)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5847) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2015
13th Aug 2015: cask pint in The Wellington, Ayr, Scotland. Poured a clear,light golden colour with a weak white topping. Aroma leads with citrus notes, as does the taste, pine, grass and floral traces complete both the nose and flavours. A little sweetness from the malts, but a mildly bitter finish ensures the hops rule the brew really. Not a lot of body depth and bordering on watery.


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