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River Leven Blonde

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Brewed by River Leven
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Kinlochleven, Scotland

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed from top quality, British Maris otter pale malt and wheat malt flavoured with its own blend of hops to produce a clean-tasting, pale golden beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (1530) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle @ Bothy bar, Mac Donald Hotel, Kinlochleven. Bottle, 500ml. Golden colour, white foam. Medium body. Malty body with fruity aroma. Dry aftertaste. Some notes of citrus. Decent, nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at SRAF. Pours golden, nose is dull toffee, floral, taste is sweet, toffee, light, dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3977) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Cask at The Scottish Real Ale Festival 2014. Pours pale gold, thin white head. Light citrus aromas, light citrus taste. Good clean finish. Solid blonde.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2804) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from the Scottish Real Ale shop. Appearance - golden amber with a nice head. Nose - lemon and flowers going into custard. Taste - creamy lemon with barley water backdrop. Palate - light to medium bodied with a good creamy texture and a balanced dry finish. Overall - good ale. A lot of what I’m looking for in this style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10577) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Claghaig Inn, Glen Coe, Highland, Scotland. Gold with white head. Sweetish, fruity, malty light beer, thin on the palate, some grainy notes and a hint of lemonade. It’s ok to its style but a little dull.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19803) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2013
Bottled (4.8%) Lightly hazy golden, faint head. Fruity, bready, medicinal nose. Mid sweet with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Notes of coffee, lots of ripe fruits. Low bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
welshwizard645 (20) - WALES - OCT 11, 2013
Golden in colour, citrusy and hoppy, quite more aromatic than many beers i have tried recently. Aroma translated to the taste and palate. Easy beer to drink.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

[ Trade by cgarvieuk ]. Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy and open, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, earthy notes, butterscotch notes. Flavour is moderate sweet with a long to average duration, msoked, butter, sweet malt, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130405]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Seffle (184) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2013
From tap at Glencoe Gathering. Light amber. Slightly opaque. Weak head. Really a very good blonde or rather light ale. Nice hops with both fruitiness and bitterness. Will drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (701) - SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2013
500ml bottle from Aldi clear Golden ale with taste of grain wheat and grass sightly herbal with fruity finish smooth and easy drinking with a nice punch


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