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


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RATINGS: 771   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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"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."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (705) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 8, 2014
0,5L bottle. Pours golden with off-white head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is malt, sweetness, and citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and bitter, malt, and citrus. Finish is short fruity bitterness. Overall: ok session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
trotwood (26) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Pours golden with a decent but transient head. Some citrusy hoppy aroma. No bitterness and only moderate spice. Little carbonation, perhaps due to less CO2 in bottling. Overall, a nice pick, very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (702) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
500ml bottle from local supermarket. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours of ruits, citrus and sweet finish. Not as zesty as the lable suggests.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (942) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is a clear holden.color with a slight head. The aroma is of peaches the taste has a peachiness about it that starts yo turn bitter as it lingers on the tongue

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3248) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2014
From a pint bottle shared in Avon, NC. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Aroma of peaches. Flavors citrus. Soft refreshing finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (837) - USA - MAY 24, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Hoppy mix between classic blonde ale and helles style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3198) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Dobre tresciwe blond ale. Przypominalo klasycznego angielskiego Bittera. Piana niewielka, malenka, kolor zlocisty. Zapach lekko kwiatowy pochodzacy od chmieli. W smaku rozmaryn, jasmin i egzotyczne kwaskowe owoce. Ciekawe i tresciwe piwo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
radzik5555 (281) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Butelka 0.5L. Wygląd: Jasne bursztynowe, lekko zmętnione. Piana biała niewielka, drobnopęcherzykowa. Aromat: lemoniada, cytryna, pomarańcza, lekko słodowy, delikatny, bardzo świeży, przyjemny. Smak: owocowy, cytrusowy, niewielka owocowa goryczka jak albedo pomarańczy, cytryny. Odczucia: wysycenie średnie, wodniste, faktura metaliczno-pudrowa. Bardzo fajne owocowe, orzeźwiające. Świetne na piknik, ciepłą pogodę, bardzo pozytywne zaskoczenie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (904) - NORWAY - MAY 18, 2014
Clear pale golden. White head. Some aroma of marmelade, cereals abd biscuit.. Refreshing and well-balanced taste with moderate lime, grape fruit and marmelade. Good drinkability, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (53) - SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2014 Name suggests an English ESB, but is an European blonde, noble type hops are light floral but must be used heavily. The lager malt gives a solid biscuity base note. Well balanced and enjoyable. Drank with RD while Carol planned a gypsy caravan.

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