Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stromness, Scotland


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10294) - - APR 19, 2013
Botella. Hazy like yellow colour. Fruity hoppy grassy aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Flavour has fruity grassy hoppiness, some sweetness, is a bit dry. Mild brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5386) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, leicht hefig, hopfig. Geschmack hopfig malzig, fruchtig, leicht hefig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tmrmwel (756) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours light hazy light yellow with a finger thick creamy head. Aroma is citrusy hops, with oranges, grass as well as some grain. Full body with soft carbonation. Flavour is bitter with hoppy lemon peel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (1999) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 17, 2014
Flaske delt med importør Willy, på brygga: farge og skum som pils, smaker dog litt bitrere og tørrere. OK tørstedrikk for 4,1 men engihet om at dette på ingen måte var minneverdig, så tørste var vi ikke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Slightly hazy amber. Juicy, fresh c hop stuff with a mellow malt character. Really quaffable. Lots of styrians?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdiBeer (591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Aroma: light sweet malts, medium floral hops. Appearance: clear gold with medium white head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: light body, some malts again. Overall: bit bland Golden Ale. Pint at the GBBF13, London.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (2553) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2014
Poured a clear golden with a moderate white head. Aroma of sweet grainy malt and mildly bitter hops. Medium body, flavour is light pine and floral hops and soft malt. Smooth and very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (5511) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Cask at the Grill, alongside a wee dram. It pours golden amber with a medium white head. The nose is light toast, creamy, dough, pear drops, icing sugar and catdboard. The taste is floral, citrus peel, light dough, toast and grain with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Smooth and quaffable. Pretty alright.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2129) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2013
23.12.2013. 0,5l Bottle. Spesialbutikken Vaaland. Pale golden yellow colour with white head. Aroma is fresh hoppy with flowers, hay and summer. Fresh aromas of green apples as vell. Very soft and nice hopping. Medium body with a dry apple aftertaste. Very nice ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Pours a clear pale yellow, decent white head. Hay and cereal aromas, light grass and butterscotch. Taste is light bitter, light sweet. OK blonde beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle shared on the train from Inverness to Wick, from Tomlinsons, 20/10/13. Clear pale golden/blonde with a good sized white covering. Nose carries traces of diacetyl, light citric zing, toasted malts. Taste comprises light citrus, straw, lemon zest, toasted malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light grassy bitterness in the finish. So so GB.

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