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

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Previously 3.8%


Extra's rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Extra (14) - - SEP 14, 2005
Cask. Fragrant and fruity and perfumed. Gentle. Sort of subtle. Nice. Not great. But nice. ***


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4208) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2016
On tap on the Isle of Skye. Pale golden body with a weak bubble head, Clear. Appealing but mild aroma. Moderately flavorful and mildly bitter. Hops build in flavor and linger in the aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cokemonkey11 (467) - - JUN 26, 2016
cask. 1/2 pint. pours medium pale ale with a thin white head subsiding average fast. scent is medium floral notes and a bit of honey. taste is medium pale ale and nice pale malt with a bit of flowers and a bit of honey, consistent. mouthfeel is a little dry water. good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4112) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2016
Cask at the Northumberland Arms, deep gold with a loose head, light toasted honey nose, rich and bitter-sweet for the ABV, with honey notes and a light spiciness.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1931) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Pours a blonde colour. Taste is fruity and juicy but a bit of an average golden blonde ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10296) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at SRAF. Pours golden, nose is toffee, floral, taste is light toffee, a little thin.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (5401) - FINLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Cask@blackdoor. Yellow, pale. Pale malty, light honey, just a hint of herby hops. Nice soft mouthfeel, just a bit of a mouthdry finish, some meadowy flavours. Easily consumed drink. Nothing that special, but doesn’t get boring either.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9358) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2014
Cask at the Stromness Hotel. Pours hazy pale gold, thick foamy head. Light lemon and malt aromas. Taste is more of the same. Not exciting, but not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1152) - ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
Cask. Light gold ale with a thick fluffy white head. Light citrus and a malt hint. A light lemon and malt in taste but nothing exciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (12247) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Cask at the Grill. It pours clear golden yellow with a medium white head. The nose is doughy, straw, sweet orange, sherbet and muffin. The taste is crisp, floral, light dough, orange, tangerine, lemon, sherbet and straw with a dry, citric finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. A clean, easy-going golden. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16671) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns., Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Cask at the Seven Stars, Rugby, 30/10/13. Very lightly hazed golden blond with a thin white head that clears to edgeing. Nose is citrus, lemon rind, toasted malts. Taste comprises bitter orange, lemon zest, citruc tang, light toasty malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finale with grassy bitter notes. Ok GB.


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