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Highland Island Hopping

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Brewed by Highland
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Orkney, Scotland

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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A hoppy golden pale ale with a resin, lemon, hop character.


2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MissPxx (533) - - DEC 10, 2014
Highly hoppy. Smells like a second hand car showroom forecourt. Or lots of Harley Davidsons. Really bitter with a super after bite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Cask at cafe royale. Pours golden yellow, nose is resinous, citrus, taste is sweet and fruiy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden beer with a small head. Grassy citrus, aroma, grapes, pine, vcaramel, some peach. Grassy pine flavor, peach and citrus, some spices. Quite ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Nee Inn Canterbury. Clear gold. Standard blond hoppy beer. Some fruit salad. Moderate dry bitterness on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1539) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Aroma: light bread and grain malts. Appearance: light yellow, average, frothy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: average-long bitter finish, light body, soft carbonation. Overall: quite a pleasant Golden Ale, nice bitter palate. Pint at the GBBF 2014, Kensington.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5676) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at Helgi´s, Kirkwall. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is good hoppy, grassy and citrussy, some peach as well. Taste is light sweet malty, crystal and marmelade, bready malt, nice dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3258) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle at home from alesela
pale golden blonde with herbal lemon hop nose. Moderate body and carbonation, lemon peel, dry bitterness, balancing biscuity malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2014
Cask (Crown Posada, Newcastle) - Golden with a white head. Peach, apricot, toffee and a hint of grapefruit in the aroma. Grapefruit, peach and biscuity malt can be detected in the taste. Refreshing and enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gowdy (748) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Cask pint at Black Friars in Glasgow. Not too much head. A medium brown colour. Nice.


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