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


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RATINGS: 846   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10487) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grass, hay and pine. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long hay, piney, grassy and slightly caeramel finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7173) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle, courtesy of Meilby. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of herbal hops , some citrus, fruitiness and malt. Flavor is sweet and malty with some citrus and herbs. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1075) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 28, 2015
Clear, golden colored, small to no white head. Aroma is caramel, biscuit, lemony floral hops. Taste is low sweet, caramel, biscuit, lemon-grassy floral, low to medium bitterness. Low bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dryish with a lasting aftertaste. Light and zesty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (463) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2015
500ml bottle. Golden and clear, with a bubbly white head that quickly disipated. Grassy, pine aroma, pine taste with some malt sweetness and a bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
koshack (1147) - Gdañsk, POLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Piana drobna, kremowa, dość trwała. Ładnie zdobi szkło. Kolor złoty, lekko zamglone. W aromacie wyraźny chmiel, lekko kwiatowe. Goryczka niska, wychodzą w smaku słody. Lekko przyprawowe w smaku, lekki piekący posmak. Przyjemne nuty chmielowe, lekko ziołowo –kwiatowe. Dość pełne, dobrze się pije. Wysycenie średnie

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tognetta (624) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 19, 2015
Amarela clara, translúcida. Aroma discreto de cereais, pão branco. Amargor leve que varia para médio no aftertaste, dulçor e corpo ainda mais leves. Uma cerveja para beber bem gelada no verão, boa drinkability, mas conheço brasileiras puro malte melhores.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrunoSanchez (189) - Fermo, ITALY - MAY 10, 2015
Ale scozzese colore oro chiaro con scarsa schiuma. Al naso note di malto e luppolo erbaceo e floreale. In bocca molto leggera e beverina. Sapore fruttato e delicato. Una buona birra da bere a litri!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
King_Alex_II (1031) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Bitter malty smell. Taste is bitter tart with a sufficient body behind it. The aftertaste is surprising fresh. Nicely carbonated in general. I don’t like the style, but not a bad beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerAndPonies (155) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
500 ml bottle from Sobeys Liquor, served in a nonic pint glass. Pours a clear orange-amber hue with light, fine streams of carbonation and a puffy, solid white head that leaves zigzags of lace. My initial reaction to the aroma was "wow, this smells the way I remember how beer smelled when I was a kid", likely due to Canadians buying and consuming a goodly amount of domestic Vienna lager. Along with a solid, medium-dark malt punch is a minty, jasmine tea undercurrent, studded with dark berries; the flavor maintains the same profile, and is both gently flavorful and eminently quaffable. The slightest level of bitterness carries over briefly into a dry, clean finish. Perhaps I’d be happier with stronger flavor components, but that would drive it into another style altogether, and, as it is, I could session the daylights out of this. Very refreshing and satisfying, perhaps even more so than "lawnmower lager". Lovely ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHult (467) - SWEDEN - APR 1, 2015
Fat på Taylor & Jones Hornstull. Klar guldfärgad vätska med vitt skum. Doftar citrus och malt. Lätt citrus och standard lager

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