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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Refreshing, balanced and full of flavour. This is a captivating gold bier, sophisticated in taste and rich in colour.
Edinburgh Gold boasts an attractive continental hop aroma with moderate bitterness and a pleasing smooth finish.
Hops: Challenger, Magnum, Tettnang, Styrian Golding
Malt: Maris Otter, Wheat and Cara Pils


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
batneil (341) - - SEP 13, 2013
Pale golden colour as advertised, but the taste was rather disappointing. There was a vaguely fruity taste, but otherwise it was more like dish water.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2013
Cask at the brewery - Golden in colour. Earthy aroma with hints of dried fruit. Slightly metallic taste with notes of grain, lemon and dried apricot. Not bad, but a bit ordinary.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4362) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 31, 2013
500ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a 2 finger white head that settles slowly to reveal a few spots of lacing. Aroma is light fruits and grass. Taste is a spicy grass hop bitterness with a big malty sweetness. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. A nicely done lighter brew which is easy on the palate and makes a good session ale.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jfb (4068) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2013
(cask) pours a clear golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of yeast, straw and marzipan, slightly perfumed, with a hint of strawberries. flavour is heavy cooked vegetables, very sweet, almost undrinkable. light to medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mzaar (1723) - Varberg, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2013
Flaska. Bärnstensfärgad, lätt dimmig, med ett generöst skum. Citrus, örter och gräs i aromen. Söt citrus-smak, tillsammans med smörkex och gräs. Rätt enahanda smaker i längden.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4481) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2013
Draught at Jamie’s Edinburgh cons 2013-03-27 Edinburgh AR: citrus crisp, AP: amber wee hazy, wee frothy whith head - deminishing rather quickly F: crisp lemon, butter cake, smooth and nice

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (713) - SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Cask at the Cumbernauld pale golden ale with sweet taste flavours of apricot peach and orange pleasant smooth and easy drinking

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2014 Cask at The Other Place. Clear golden body with a thin white head. Excellent lacing. Clean, grassy aroma. Light citrus and biscuit notes. Flavour of biscuit, peach, earth and muted citrus. Easy drinking but not particularly interesting. Medium body with an oily texture. Flat carbonation. Simple, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - DEC 26, 2012
OMG!!!!! This is really, really nice. So full of flavour. It reminds me of Brewdog ales. It takes the depth of Stewart Hollyrood ale one step further along, and turns it up to absolutely full bodied. grapefruit, bubblegum, hops and fruity hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1266) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2012
On tap at the Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Deep golden colour, long lasting white head. Slightly unusual hop character, quite sweet,a little boozy and some slightly corny slightly syrupy fruit maybe pineapple in the finsh. A bit heavy, cloying, strong to be truly sessionable. Nice enough for a pint but not very exciting.


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