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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 151   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20476) - 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 (29017) - 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 (12321) - 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 (2029) - 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 (11021) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 14, 2011
500ml bottle (ChrisO’s, post RBESG2011 Sunday)
Pale, small head. Light cirtussy aroma, a touch of both lemon and grapefruit. Similar in the taste. An adequate golden ale, but too pale and incipid to excite.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16216) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2011
Bottle @ chriso. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 13, 2011
Aroma:Citrus fruit... Appearance:Clear gold,good head... Flavor:Citrus,light grapefruit,light malt....

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (4199) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2011
Bottle from Bierzwerg. Yellow color with medium white head. Aroma is grainy and malty, with citrus notes. Taste, grapefruit, hints of honey, bitter hops. Nice long bitter finish. Good.


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