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


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (1804) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 26, 2011
A decent guest ale at The Carriers. Tasted aley. Pretty forgettable. A session beer which I could drink all night. Nothing remarkab about it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2011 On cask at Blairís going away party. A golden ale with a lacy white head. Yeast and caramel aromas. Yeasty, somewhat malty flavours also. Some co2 prickle but went down a treat at a BBQ.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7249) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle from The Wine cellars. Filmy gold propping up a fast subsiding white head. Aroma of grass cuttings on a old rusty rake...lime jelly, some botanical hints and bramley apple pie filling leaking through. First impression; fizzing, watery, not much happening. Second impression; better, with some discreet soapy pine and Noble hop interest. Dunked biscuit finish, some peanut, sprinkle of sherbet. A bit tedious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2675) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2011 Pours a cloudy amber this time. Itís more toffee-ish this time on both the nose and taste. Also, the overall experience is greater than the sum of the parts. Original rating 28/03/11 5/3/5/3/12 33cl bottle. Golden with a hint of orange, it pours a nice head which hangs around a bit. The nose is oaty with a hint of pine or grass in the background. The taste is of more porridge oats, with little bit of grassy hops on the end. Good palate - substantial body which cleans nicely but not too bitter. Overall, a very enjoyable and sessionable beer if not one that blows you away.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (2642) - California, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Bright yellow, clear w/ some steady bubbles. not much on the nose. smells like a lager. slightly sweet and slightly malty. med body and slightly fizzy. Tastes like a lager but with a slight burnt cereal taste. interesting but not my favourite from Stewarts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7396) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2011
Cask (gravity dispense) at GBBF, day 4 on 4 August 2006. Attractive bronze / copper / ginger colour - not exactly gold. Very fruity but not without grip on the palate. Quite pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Phatman (176) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2011
From bottle. Bright, clear golden colour with plenty of bubbles providing a good head that lasts. Sweet fruity aroma with caramel notes. Excellent flavour sweet and citrusy to begin with leading to a tasty bitterness that is satisfying. Overall an interesting ale that punched well above itís weight for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2010
[cask at the Baillie, St Stephen Street, Edinburgh] Probably the pick of the Stewart beers, a fantastic hoppy golden ale on cask, and pretty good in the bottle. As the name implies it pours a mellow golden colour with a decent head (thanks to the sparkler). Lovely aromas of grapefruit and other citrus from the Tettnang hops. On the palate, hoppy and fruity, with a rising bitterness that leads into a very nice dry finish. Rivals Cairngorm Trade Winds in the Scottish Session Stakes, although loses out overall [10022008]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2010
@ Barony Bar. Golden-brown colour. Pale malt on the nose and palate. Smooth, sweet, actually kind of bland. Very sraightforward brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2010
cask @ Baroney, Edinburgh. Dark gold with sparkler head. Some farmy and socky hops in the aroma smell stale. Also some white flesh fruit. Soft palate. Has some peach tea flavors; the herbal bitterness adds balance, but is a boring beer.

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