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

bottled
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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A pale version of the Vital Spark.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 21, 2011
Bottled 50cl. It pours a hazy pale golden beer. Pale malts, spicy earthy hops, darjeeling and walnuts showing up in the nose. Good bitterness. Nutty. meidum bodied. Very leafy. Remarkably dry finish which is reminiscent of earthy hops, pale malts and walnuts. Flawless. High quality brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2331) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 18, 2011
From bottle, pours pale yellow with white head. Aroma of hay and lemon. Taste is similar, zesty. Refreshing on the palate, goes down very smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 18, 2011
Bottle. Pours pale, clear yellow with white head. Fruity nose. Lemony. Almost lambiccy.nice fruity bitterness. Pretty nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lefossoyeur (451) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2011
Clear light blonde topped by a fugace bubbly head. Light aromas of lemon and hay. Light body, refreshing, mild bitterness, mild finsih with a bit of citrussy hoppiness in the finish. would have love to try a younger sample of this one. Nice session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottle at Nya Tröls. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass and citrus. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and citrus. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a huge whigte head. The aroma has notes of spices, elderberries, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, elderberries, and herbs, leading to a dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 1, 2011
Bottled 500ml (BZ, BB 06/2012)
Pale golden color, good white head, some lace. Wet cardboard and light lime in the nose. Light bodied. Sharp, harsh bitterness in the front, then leather and some citrus. More mellow finish and short aftertaste. Less exciting Fyne Ales product.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2244) - Crestview, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Very pale straw colored pour. Almost like a wit in color. Small white head that is quick to fade and leaves behind a bit of lacing. Not much, but some. Big florally hop aroma. Slight citrus nose. Bitter hoppy taste. Dry. Pleasant hop aftertaste. Nice beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Golden with a small white head. Malt and caramel aroma with a touch of pear fruit. Sweet malty flavour with a citrus note

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brownyonder (266) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2011
Pale yellow colour, with minimal white head. Grapefruit and citrus aromas. very hoppy flavours. Really refreshing - ideal after a day in the hills.


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