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Pictish Sterling
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Brewed by Pictish
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Rochdale, England

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2484) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2010
[cask @ RBESG 2009] Lemony caramel aroma with only a little malt. Clear yellow appearance under lacy white. Lemony caramel flavour with floral hops and a balance bitterness. Light body, low carbonation, very slight bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield 19/07/2009 Hoppy aroma. Clear golden coloured and hoppy with a little dryness in a crisp malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6044) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2009
(Cask at Crescent, Salford, 25 July 2009) Golden colour with brief, white head. Fruity nose with lemon, pineapple and grass. Fruity taste with notes of citrus, tropical fruit, grass and a touch of grapefruit and resin in the finish. Rather light body with balanced sweetness and lots of aroma hops (as expected with Pictish). Nice and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]. Golden yellow with a small head. Fruity hope aroma with some citric notes. Lots of hops in the flavor with some spicy notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2009
Cask in the hillborough hotel, sheffield. Alround rating: White toast and grainy pale light honey malt, floral and citry hop, some lime. As you expect.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty malty, grain, hay, toasted, moderate to light heavy hoppy, flowers, perfume, citrus, lime, soap. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average duration. Fresh. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090718]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11129) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield.
Pours lightly hazy golden with a small, creamy, white film head. Aroma has sweet oranges, light pepper, good bready malts sweetness. Good, spritzy mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of hops, some spiciness (Fuggles?), a touch of smoke, sweet malts. Nice enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14051) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2009 Cask @ Hillsborough Hotel Sheffield.... golden yello w... bright light fruity hop nose ... big lime ... little washing up liquid ... lots of hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2009
Cask @ Hillsborough Hotel Sheffield. Blonde. Flowery hops and vanilla in the aroma. Flowery hopbitter flavor with a hint of butter. Malty yet dry. Hopbitter finish. Quite OK.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4564) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2009
RBESG Sheffield, day 2, Hillsborough Hotel. Cask. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of citrus and malts. Flavour is citrus, hoppy bitterness and more citrus. Drying bitter finish.


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