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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2011

Bottle 500ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, moderate hoppy, citrus - lemon. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110730]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citrusy and light orange fruity. Bitter, fruity and light citrusy. Ends dry and bitter. Crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity into the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29223) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Pours yellow with tiny impurities and a white head. Skewed British hops in the nose. Light body, very fresh hops dominates the flavour - Sorachi Ace?? Nah, I doubt it but it has a very fresh and tropical feel to it. Ends very bitter. 310312

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20662) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2011
Cask@The Bree Louise, London. Yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is floral, grassy bitterness, with some wooden and malty notes. Flavour is fruity, floral and grassy mild bitterness along with some malts. Semi-mouthdrying.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Cask at Tigh-an-Tuish, Clachan an Seil. Hazy straw colour. Rich citric hop aroma. Slender and refreshing with slight grainy malt and plenty of resiny citric hops. Distinct lingering bitterness. Great strongish golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2011
30th July 2011
ChrisOs ’Donkey Dork Lord’ Pre-GBBF Tasting. Hazy pale gold beer, residual white head. Light semi dry palate. Lagerish malt offset by decent grapefruit hop. Semi dry finish. Interesting enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2009
UPDATED: APR 23, 2012 cask at blue blazer ... golden yellow. .. thin white head ... sweet zezty lemon nose ... soft mellow lemon hop ... bitter linger 3.4 cask at abbotsford ... golden yellow amber ... soft white head ... mellow lemon zezt nose ... sweet oily lemon ... juicy ... great session 3.8


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