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

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1464) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
On cask at Sorn Inn, Sorn. Pours golden amber, as it should... Well hopped easy drinking blond. Nice drink for a warm spring day.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
Cask at the Station Hotel, Larbert. Pours clear gold with a thick white head. Aromas of caramel, light lemon. Taste is more of the same. Creamy texture, clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2014
As Atlas Golden amber. Cask at Bert’s bar. Pours golden amber, taste is bitter, lemon, sweet.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1701) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2014
This is actually the rookery rye ipa. So smooth an a perfect balance of hopps and citrus. This is the style beer I love. Super crushable. Had a the atlas brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8923) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2013
Half pint as Atlas Golden Amber, cask by handpump at the Cask and Barrel, Southside. Nitro creamy head blanketing the glass. Remaining low head. Near clear golden body. Grass hoppy nose. Flavours of lemony hops and earthy malts. Smooth bitter ending. Bittersweet ending. Standard British blond ale (10.08.2013).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2153) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2013
Cask at Prince Regent. Pour a hazy gold colour with a creamy white head. Aroma is malty, sweet, a little formal and grassy. A little powdery on the palate. It's nice, nothing special but quite sweet and hoppy with a nice bitter finish. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivoveskotsku (201) - SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Pale golden colour, creamy(ish) white head. Aroma is citrusy, hoppy and sweet. Taste is clean, hoppy, pine, lemony and dry. Pretty decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3405) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2012
Cask by air pressure at Bow Bar, Edinburgh (16 Jul 12) - clear golden ale, thin white head, mild fruity / citrus hop aroma, and citrus flavour, easy to drink, bitter citrus aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
On cask at the Scottish Real Ale Festival, 2012. Pours a light golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of lemon, pine, caramel, yeast and alcohol. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Quite dry also.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1903) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2011
[cask at the Guildford Arms, Edinburgh] [Badged as Atlas Golden Amber] Pours a pale golden yellow, with a reasonably thick white head. Decent grassy aromas, some light tropical fruit in evidence. On the taste, initially quite dry and lemony, then the sweet malt arrives before the finish returns to a pleasant dryness. Really quite nice [21102011]


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