RateBeer
overall
93
100
style
Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A pale version of the Vital Spark.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (297) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6964) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoritzF (8677) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2011
(bottle) Slightly hazy, pale golden colour with a blond and short foamy head. Citric and lemony hoppy aroma with a slightly zesty touch. Moderately bitter flavour, light bodied with a crisp carbonation. Dry malty and slightly mineralic taste with mainly fruity and delicately zesty hops; dry and moderately bitter finish with notes of grape fruit in the lasting aftertaste. Recommended. 02.IX.11

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2473) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8007) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2011
Cask at Craft Beer Co. It pours slightly hazy straw yellow, with a white head. The nose is dough, farmyard, floral and some citrus. The taste is oily hop, floral, resin, wood, citrus zest and dough, with a big bitter finish. Light to medium body and soft carbonation. Light, tasty and very drinkable. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1851) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 2, 2011
Hurricane Jack pours out a bright, golden, pale yellow with a thin white head and some beautiful lacing rings. Beautiful sparkly carbonation in the body cascade upwards. The nose is sweet and floral with a massive, zesty citrus aroma. A hint of spice accompanies a lovely wheaty, bready malt. A hint of caramel sweetness and a surprisingly prominent hop nose. Hurricane Jack has a fruity and wheaty middle with a nice sweet, floral citrus and spice with a zesty tang. The finish has a nice bitterness and a grassy hop taste, a nice lemony hop and a lingering citrus hop. A medium body, soft carbonation and a light, fresh, smooth taste. The finish is dry and lingering with hoppy bitterness. Overall, Hurricane Jack is a an amazing blonde with a surprising hop and a sublime citrus nose and taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4207) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 10, 2012
500ml bottle

Pours light yellow, clear, with a small bubbly white head. Massive citrusy aroma with notes of malts, hay and spices. Taste is quite citrusy with some malts, grassy hops and spices. Finish is slightly bitter and smooth. Okay, quite citrusy blond ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14388) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are crisp clean malt, bitter hops and fruits. Pleasant bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11869) - DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. Slightly hazy yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, little sweet, grass, little citrus and medium bitter.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 » 18


(beta) USD $2.6 EeBria.com

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50