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

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2010
@ Cumberland Bar. Light amber. Fruity-toasty aroma might be a bit faint. Light fruity bitterness. Pale malt, with light toasty-caramel notes. Good balance - a highly quaffable pint. Another winner from Fyne Ales.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Cask @ Cumberland. Warm honey-gold with scattered lacing. Balanced aroma with sweet malts and fresh hop flowers. Soft palate is slightly sticky. The sweet pale malts are big, and then finishes with a nice floral hop finish. Moreish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch (3317) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2013 Cask @ Bon Accord & bottles from The Scottish Real Ale Shop, Beers of Europe, Oddbins AleselA. Mild resin, grain, biscuit & malt aroma. Hazy pale golden amber colour, reasonable head. Biscuit & citrus fruit flavour. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Easy to drink. Great golden ale. Superceeded by Hurricane Jack.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10468) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Bell, Banbury. Gold with white head. Quite honeyed sweet from the off with a fruity, peachy background, smooth, lacking a touch of bitterness, but pretty decent drinking.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
14th July 2008. On tap somewhere in Edinburgh. Mildy hoppy. Not too dry. Juicy and quite drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2205) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2009
20.09.2009, on tap at the Bow Bar,edinburgh. Yellow colour with white head. Sweet malty aroma. At first the bitterness is a little hidden but it gets more bitter in the aftertaste. Very nice ale.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle: A bright golden ale with a foamy head that sifts down to a fine layer of white bubbles. Soft to the nose, just light breezes of cereal and light honey. A lots of creamy malts but balanced very well with some crisp English hopping that gives a perfect little dryness and zesty tingle. Some honey and Granny Smith apple peel ring through. Very drinkable though not totally stand out.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Guildford Arms, 1 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland.
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090410]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2312) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2009
Guildford arms cask. I really enjoyed this guy. Poured a clear gold with small head. Nice and creamy to finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2009
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2008. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty fruity hoppy flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy finish.


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