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Brewed by Kelburn
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A beer derived from years of practice searching for the perfect pint, of course hoping secretly that you never actually find it! In other words, a pint suited to the taste- buds of our head brewer that can be savoured several times in one session without feeling like the bottom has fallen out of your world (or vice-versa!). Golden, hoppy, clean on the palate and leaving a long lingering after-taste that will haunt you until you quest for more.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CampbellWilson (533) - SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2005
Cask at Bon Accord. Good golden ale, more body than their Carte Blanche, despite lower abv. Aroma of fruit and hop. Good finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (681) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAR 21, 2013
Pint in the GUU Beer Bar. Deep golden colour with sizable white head. A fair bitter taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2004
Cask Conditioned, at the Head of Steam, Euston, London.
Golden beer with a nice fluffy white head from the pump. The beer was in wonderful condition. Hoppy and delicious, with light and delicate pineapple notes. The beer finish with a good bitter bite and was outstanding.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2005
Very suprising, best iv had from kelburn. Aroma is grapefruit and slightly floral hops. Taste is similar, with a fuller than expected flavour for something of this strength. Very refreshing and i hope we’ll be getting this back in soon - wetherspoon (kirky puffer).

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 10, 2007
Any first impressions?
-A veil of foam tops the clear peachy golden.
-Honeyed maltiness seductively interacts with the citrusy, floral, wooden hop perfume.
-Cereal and citrusy hops have a firm grip on the tastebuds, and no one’s complaining, quite the contrary.
-The mouthfeel is clean, lean, and mean, always drinkable and amorously fed.

What if you dig deeper?
-The flavor profile is very well balanced.
-Apricot add to the already fruity finish.
-Lots of flavor for such a light brew, which makes this all the more commendable. A great session blond ale, no doubt. Thanks Gareth!

On cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow) Golden/amber color, small offwhite head. Nice hoppy, grassy perfume aroma. Hoppy, grassy, citric flavor with some fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AskForJenny (1014) - Ontario, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Pint at Blackfriars in Glasgow. Golden liquid under creamy head. Scotch whisky on nose. Malt fading to hops on finish with nice lacing. Really well constructed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (1592) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 26, 2012
Cask at Kays Bar. Golden amber with a white head. Nice floral hop nose. Flavour has a light caramel backbone with plenty of grassy, floral hops at the front. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11914) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2006
Cask@Bon Accord, Glasgow. Dark golden honey color, small creamy head. Good fruity hoppy nose - some pine needles. Good hoppy, fresh "pine wood" bitterness. Very good session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2007
Cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow. Amber colour. Citric hops behind a blanket of tea-ish hops. Fruity, citric hoppy flavour profile with a thorough bitterness, that is all pleasant. Light-medium body.


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