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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


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10927) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2011
cloudy yellow, smooth white head. very mild aroma, faint english hops. flavor is malty,licorice, caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of cgarvieuk. Pours golden with a slight haze and a very lively, frothy and lacing white head. Sweet fruity nose. Medium body, sweet - very sweet - fruit and a little fruit. Dry and lightly hoppy finish. Easy going. 131011

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2011
Cask at Teviot. Dark, clear orange pour. medium bubbly head. Sweet yeasty caramel aroma. Sweet palate, full and rich but not enough hop bitterness to balance it. Perfectly drinkable, if a little sweet, but by no means exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (1877) - 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

3.1
   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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2932) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (2728) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7428) - 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.

3.7
   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.


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