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

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available filtered in 500ml dark glass bottles.
A quintessential golden ale brewed for refreshing easy drinking. Our soft Highland water allows the full floral flavour of the hops to come through the beer.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3787) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average and fully diminishing head. Light to moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some floral fruitiness and light citrus hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel, some floral fruitiness and light citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light citrus hoppyness. OK, but lacks character - as the label says ĒAn easy drinking ale".

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RumRunner101 (918) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 2, 2012
Pours gold with dissipating white head. Aroma is cereals, caramel, lemon. Medium bodied with a slick mouth feel. Flavours are grains, citrus. Finishes with a little bitterness. All in all pretty boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7681) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2012
500 ml bottle. BBE 12/2012.
Pours an unclear yellow colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of strong floral hops, spruce and some perfume-like notes. Flavour of crispy floral hops, citrus, bready malts, orange and some very interesting barley wine -like ripe fruitiness. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Full on finish of floral hops, citrus and mild fruitiness. This has a bit heavier body than on other beers Iíve tasted from this brewery. Good one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3375) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2012
Aroma: Clean, hoppy and grainy.

Appearance: Clear golden body with a fluffy white head. Lively carbonation. Slight lacing.

Taste:More malty than Fyne Alesí Jarl and Hurricane Jack. Crisp, bitter finish.

Palate: Thin body with a watery mouthfeel. Fizzy carbonation.

Overall: A tasty, bitter ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4697) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley (14 Apr 12) - pale golden ale, thin white head, good temperature, very mild citrus hop aroma, mild citrus flavour, refreshing, sharp aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5001) - NORTHERN IRELAND - APR 18, 2012
Bottle at Ee-Usk Oban (£4.95?!) Pours a lively blonde with fluffy white head. Clean English-style hop aroma, good bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (6332) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2012
50cl bottle, BBE 12/2012. Poured clear golden with a white, lacing head. Aroma has citrusy notes and malt. Flavor is fruity and malty, citrus and some floral notes. Decent bitterness. Slightly watery, but OK body still for such low ABV. lacks the freshness the other beers have had that I have tasted from this fine brewery.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a dark golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of caramel, yeast and biscuity malt. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (11866) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 30, 2012
from le Mondial de la BiŤre 2011, Strasbourg - hazy dark blond beer with a poor head retention; herbal and slightly piney hoppiness; thin-bodied and with a moderate carbonation; a decent herbal bitterness and a quite long lasting finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (10100) - Bochum, PorķřŪ, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle: Pale golden to golden, hazy, big and stable rocky white head, sticking to the glass, solid dry and tart grapefruity and floral hoppy nose; dryish bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied, not watery, quite soft; lingering grapefruity-bitter finish. A bit harsh, but nice indeed.....


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