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


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RATINGS: 848   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   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."

DavefromChicago's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DavefromChicago (201) - Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2003
Amber to straw in color. Adequately carbonated, out of the bottle. Little or no head. Light-bodied with aroma of pine and citrus, some toffee or butterscotch. This beer is hops dominated and very refreshing. Malt and yeast stay in a background role. Finish is clean, well-balanced and dry. This is an English ale for pilsener fans, hoppy, dry and light - but still distinctly British ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ttheilen (516) - USA - MAY 27, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
josanguapo (885) - SPAIN - MAY 15, 2016
From Labirratorium. In Teku glass. After dinner. Clean, crisp and refrshing, with a profile more close to a good soft lager than an ale. Very sessionable

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcinG (367) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Butelka 500ml. Zloty kolor. Piana biala mala szybko znikajaca. Aromat cytrusow trawy chmielu i ziaren. W smaku dosc cierpkie. Cytrynowa swiezosc sprawia ze piwo jest bardzo pijalne. Lekko goryczkowy finisz. Niezle

Marcin G

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vidmidia (248) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - APR 14, 2016
Cor de mel, límpida. Espuma média de média duração. Aroma adocicado, cítrico e herbáceo. Sabor amargo, cítrico e herbáceo, com notas de limão e gramíneas. Retrogosto amargo e herbáceo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1418) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - APR 9, 2016
Clean and crisp with an odd bitterness in the finish. Pours ok - gold with a thin white head & a tad bit of lacing. The aroma is primarily grainy and malty. The taste is clean until the odd bitter finish. It’s not bad for the style but not the greatest overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lloydy (100) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2016
500ml bottle. I didn’t find as much aroma as the label led me to believe, but this is a smooth session ale, not bad at all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmctaster (33) - Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2016
Golden yellow with a slight haze and a white head. Aroma is critus hops. Taste is bitter and hops. Definitely a pale ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerNinjaUK (163) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle from Waitrose. Pours pale yellow with watery white head which rapidly dissipates. Aroma is light with fresh fruitiness - slight tangerine. Taste is fresh with good level of bitterness. Level of carbonation is good, overall a very refreshing and drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (2714) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2016
Lys brun klar med to fingre høyt hvitt skum. Lukter fløtekaramell og honning. Lett. Søtlig karamell i smak. Rene fine smaker. Svært lett og kort bitterhet i avslutningen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (293) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a clear straw yellow colour with white head. Aroma is lemony. Taste is bready with a touch of lemon.

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