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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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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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarcdGris (3) - Tarbert, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2006 does not count
I really do like this one. Smashing golden ale, bought it direct from the brewery.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SilkTork (5230) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2004
Bottle. Mmmm - a crisp, fragrant and juicy golden ale. Fresh grapefruit with a delicate balancing sweetness. Like a crisp, clean American Pale Ale. This is an outstandingly brilliant beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Phatman (176) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2010
From bottle. Clear golden appearance with a healthy head that slowly dissipates. Citrusy floral aroma. Complex hoppy flavor laced with lemon and apples. Refreshing bitterness that lingers pleasantly on the palate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19659) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
Bottled. Hazy golden, small head, Floral bready nose. Mid dry with light-medium body and crisp, rounded mouthfeel. Slender, grainy and hugely drinkable. Mid bitter finish, Refreshing and hugely drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CampbellWilson (533) - SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2005
Bottle from Green Welly Stop, Tyndrum. Hazy yellow/gold colour. Good citric fruity hop aroma. Easy drinking, good long hop finish. Yum.

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.

3.8
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2010
[cask at the 2007 Scottish Real Ale Festival] Golden yellow colour, totally clear with a thin, small head. Hops really sing out from this one, and continue on the taste. Floral is an understatement Ė itís like drinking an entire flowerbed. Citrus, flowery hops with a really well-balanced sweetness. Another great golden ale from Fyne Ales, just a notch behind Avalanche in terms of drinkability Ė but thatís no bad thing at all [17072007]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11322) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2010
Cask at the Euston Tap. Very acceptable golden ale. Pours clear yellow with a pillowy, pure white head. Fine hop aroma, light grasses and hay, with hints of orange and lemon, and some bready malts. Lightly sweet, with good, crispy bitterness of hay and citrus. Light bodied with average carbonation. Clean, dry finish with modest sweetness and some lingering straw hops. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2004
This was the third bottled beer that I sampled from this brewery and all were excellent. Golden appearance and a nice hoppy bounciness makes for a very refreshing drink.So far I have yet to have a dissapointing drink from a Scotish micro.This is highly recommended.


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