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Isle of Skye Young Pretender

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Brewed by Isle of Skye
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Uig, Scotland

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A golden-hued, hoppy, refreshing ale of character and flavour.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (426) - - JUN 26, 2016
Cask, pint. Pours medium amber with a medium thin white head subsiding average and a continuous adding froth. Scent is light Heather and light honey. Taste is medium pale malt and light cereal malt. Medium bitterness of mostly sour/dry hops. Finish is smooth. Good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrW (532) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - JUN 19, 2016
Pint at Ferry Inn in Uig. Better stopped after the Red One. Aroma is mild. Grain, creamy, peach, barley?. Poured orange with a lasting creamy off-white head, lasts in a little layer. Taste is verry grainy, watery, not Rich. A late bitterness comes.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
craigonabike (4) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2016 does not count
Pint from First Edition, Kilmarnock. Pours golden with small, off-white head. Aroma is caramel and dried fruits Taste is similar and too sweet for me. Decent semi-dry finish. I can only assume most of the hops were used to bitter the beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (2055) - CROATIA - MAR 5, 2016
Cask at the Sligachan Hotel. Pours yellow golden with white head. Malty and grainy, light citrus and grass. Sweetish. Average.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (4362) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2015
Golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts and straw. Malty flavour, straw, caramel, light bitter. Finish caramel and straw.
(from draught @ GBBF ’14, London, day 2)

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
aleksander9 (1226) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2015
Golden with white head. Red berries, caramel, citrus and some floral notes. Sweet, tangy, spicy and floral finish. Overall: meh. Is this supposed to be their hoppiest?

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2015
From my backlogg: Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear amber beer with an offwhite head. Malty and hoppy caramell aroma. Hoppy citrus grassy floral flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (2678) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Cask at JDW The White Lady. Pours clear golden. Nose is fruity bitter, malts, refreshing. Taste is malts, bitter, hay.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (22307) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty grainy weak hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9797) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Cask at benleva hotel. Pours golden orange, nose is sweet toffee, taste is very sweet, quite fruity.


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