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

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RATINGS: 784   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."


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1379) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2014
Klar gyllen farve med lite lyst skum som raskt avtar. Lukt av fersken, sitrus, malt og humle. Smak av fersken, sitrus, malt og humle. Fruktig og noe bitter avslutning.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
andreguilhon (1) - Florianópolis, BRAZIL - JUN 15, 2014 does not count
Gostosa e refrescante. Bastante frutada. Bem gostosa. Pouca espuma. Um pouco cítrica.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkaminski (21) - POLAND - JUN 10, 2014
OH MY GOD THIS IS AWESOME. I fell in love with this beer after the first sip - great body, notes of hay and grass, with mild citrusy undertones. And it looks great when poured too - head isn’t too tall, but the foam sticks to the sides of the glass nicely. The greatest beer in Scotland and one of the best things I tried.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (867) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
trotwood (34) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (936) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (1057) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3531) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (948) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3292) - 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.


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