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


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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A pale version of the Vital Spark.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1434) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Half pint at Reading Beer Festival 2014. Clear, golden, bubbly head. Smooth, dry, light floral hops. Enjoyable stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (8435) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle at YNWA. Low fluffy but lasting white head. Clear yellow body. Mild malty fruity aroma. Quaffable bread caramel citrus flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a short finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olofpetrus (7) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 5, 2014 does not count
Fruity aroma of peach and pineapple. Smooth golden appearance. Quite carbonated. Lemon peel taste. Medium bitterness. Enjoyable but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6749) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a hazy straw colour with a thin broken white head. The aroma is yeast, acid, zesty citrus, caramel. The flavour is medium bitter with a yeast light hop bitter palate and a a lingering bitter finish. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (7846) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Light golden yellow colour with a nice lasting white froth. Aroma is light citrus, pine and berry hops. Flavour is light malts, English yeast profile, light earthy resin. Medium palate with moderate carbonation. Good condition. Really sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (9220) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle @ Voldby Tasting. Pours pale golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, hops, grassy, little citrus and pine. Flavor is malt, light bitter grassy hops, light fruit, pine. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 280514

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1255) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle@Voldby. Pours golden with a white head. Light bitter flavor of fruits, grass, hops. Oily texture. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Cask at Kirstall Bridge, pours orangey golden with a bit of haze. Very hop forward golden ale with instant powerful citrus notes. Grainy & biscuit malt in the backbone develop into a pleasant bitter finish. Very good session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (2870) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Aroma: bread malts, citrus fruits, caramel. Appearance: light pale gold, need frothy head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: very pleasant sweetness coming up, soft caramel, fruity, average-long light bitter finish. Overall: great Golden Ale, seriously liking aroma and palate. Pint at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7630) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
(Cask at Old Fountain, Old Street, London, 10 Apr 2014) Golden colour with brief, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with grass, citrus, resin and fresh hops. Fruity, malty taste with notes of citrus, tropical fruit, resin, chewy malt and a fresh, citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Fresh and tasty hop character. Nice one.

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