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

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A pale version of the Vital Spark.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (588) - - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle. Light golden pour, small white head. Slightly fruity nose, with a hint of sour. Taste is fresh, very classic blonde. Light body, soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1926) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Clear medium golden, lot of bubbles, one finger frothy white head, mostly lasting, creamy layer remains, good lacing; aroma lemon, grapefruit, hay; taste medium bitter and sweet, fruity, citrus; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, dry bitter aftertaste, fruity; a nice, crisp and refreshing ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (350) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Lovely refreshing citrus. Pale yellow with nice head . Maybe served little too warm as impatient. Just before being sickly or overpowering with the grapefruit it pulls back with the hops. Another winner from fyne

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Cask. Southampton Arms. Fresh on otb 10th April 2015. Golden colour. White lacing. Top biscuity malt. Really gentle malt. Succulent. Dry and grapefruit juice. Citrus. Really drinkable. Crisp and fruity finish. Great golden ale! Top work!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (966) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2015
Bottle at home, courtesy of Kirsty. Very clear and deep golden colour. Some gas, appropriately?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (4927) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy lightish amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of malt and fruit, possibly elderflower, with some estery notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour with notes of needles and fruit and touches of malt and yeast. Lingering, bitter aftertaste. Very nice and refreshing on a hot summer’s day.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZeroDome (99) - GERMANY - JUL 4, 2015
Pale color, white head. Medium carbed. Fruits and citrus, flowers, fresh. Some malts, mild finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (487) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2016
500ml bottle. Golden colour with a decent creamy smooth white head and lacing. Citrus fruits, malt, hops in the aroma, slightly floral. Sweet malt and citrus fruit taste with a gentle mild hoppy bitterness in the finish. Soft carbonation. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9040) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2011
Bottle at Chriso’s. Aroma is lemon, cat piss, zest, some skunk. Nicely hoppy flavor with light malts. Tasty, light, clean, and nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2011
Bottle @ Chriso’s pre-GBBF tasting. Pours a pale gold, with a tiny white head. Honey, floral, piney, sugary and apricot. Thick mouthfeel


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