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Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland

bottled
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RATINGS: 848   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
"Bottled with approximately 1/3rd less Carbon Dioxide than most beers. This results in a fresher more natural tasting beer. Combines Hallertau Hersbrücker with Challenger. Late hopped with Styrian Goldings, which gives a sharpness like the twist of a lemon."


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5405) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2015
1/29/2010 9:38:41 AM Bottle from Bierkoning. Pale golden body with thin head. Bitter nose. Spicy flavour with buttery malt. Nice texture and finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NallePalle (474) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle, O’Connor’s, Uppsala. Well balanced, smooth, hints of toffee, caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (4071) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 3, 2015
500ml bottle. Bright clear golden color with a lasting white head. Grassy, grainy, leafy aroma. The flavor is distinctly British, with wet leaves, crisp pale malt, and a somewhat bitter finish. Lower end on the carbonation with a light, drinkable feel. Good for what it is.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (830) - MOns, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2015
Une blonde facile, très fruitée et légère, agréable pour démarrer une soirée.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (405) - Osaka, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from Hankyu Kitahanada. L: pours an orangey gold with little head. S: I get a sweet biscuity malt first up. Notes of citrus and freshly cut flowers comes through. T: quite lemony with a malt sweetness. F: very easy to drink, light on the palate, nice fizz and a lingering tang. O: wouldn’t seek out again, but wouldn’t turn it down. Light, pleasant and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2015
500ml Bottle from Tesco, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire. Pleasant summery golden beer with plenty of citrusy, grapefruit tartness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (1275) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2015
From bottle. Citrus, pilsner and smell English fruity yeast. Sweet, crisp and fruity finish. Overall: nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hirvela (9) - FINLAND - JUL 29, 2015 does not count
One of my all time favorites. Nice hops, bitterness but sweets and citrus in the after taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (5651) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2015
4 oz pour on draft (4.2% ABV) at ChurchKey. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, biscuit, light citrus. Tastes of floral notes, light malt, biscuit, light citrus and pine. Medium body with a dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mauroruellas (778) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUL 19, 2015
Coloração dourada escura,creme com pouca formação e duração,baixa carbonatação;aroma cítrico com leves notas de especiarias;sabor igualmente cítrico com médio amargor,final curto e seco. Cerveja mediana,não me impressionou,esperava um pouco mais.


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