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

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A golden dry ale, with slight fruit tones and a moderate bitterness. Fresh hop cones are added in four stages to contribute a more complex character, resulting in an easy to drink ale that offers refreshment with a little extra spice.
Hops: Magnum, Styrian Golding, Challenger
Malt: Maris Otter, Wheat


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (4144) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Cask pint in The Guildford Arms, Edinburgh on 25th Oct 2014. Is this the new Deuchars? Seems to be all over Edinburgh, just like Deuchars used to be. Clear golden body with a good, well formed white head. The nose was toasted/roasted biscuity malts with some lemon and grapefruit esters. The taste was more bitter than the nose suggested, still a malt presence but the citrus notes from the aroma seemed to take over somewhat. Nicely put together and although a little too citrusy for me it went down well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2014
growler from brewerys. goolden blond... small white head ... ligth floral hop.. dry fruits. ..dry hash hop ... dusty fruits.. long bitter finish
Earlier Rating: 5/1/2007 Total Score: 3.4
pale yellow, with a sharp hop nose, and a fresh clean light fruit flavour and clean palate

major wier ... amarillo dh... light haze amber and hop flowers(i got a taste as im gonna miss it overweekend).... soft sweet grapefruit ... ligt lemon nose.... clean ... light zezty clean and fresh ... juicy orange ...quite grapefruit ..... light bitter ... and wow it great chewing on the flowers .... zezty bitter .... 3.7

special edition for 30 days of IPA ... cask at counting house ,... golden amber ... big white head ... soft floral hop ... juicy soft nose ... again soft floral hop ... low bitterness ... light creamy malts ... soft orange ... light and easy ... big floral finish. 3.5

3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3088) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Growler from Stewart’s Brewery, Loanhead - hazy golden, bubbly off-white head, fruity, orange aroma, intermittent lacing, orange, citrus flavour, very aggressively hopped, bitter, good carbonation, prolonged bitter hop finish
Earlier Rating: 6/14/2010 Total Score: 4.2
Hand pump at Last Post, Paisley on Friday 28 May 2010 - very pleasant sweet golden ale of relatively low alcohol content - an excellent session beer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2264) - New York, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Tap at Guilford Arms. Pours gold. Nose is lemony citrus light floral bouquet. Tastes of banana, citrus, vanilla, and straw. Creamy mouthfeel and low carbonation. Hint of spice on finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (7430) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Cask at Guildford Arms. It pours clear golden with a thick white head. The nose is toasted grain, lemon peel, grapefruit and biscuit. The taste is bitter, lemony citrus, straw, florals, straw and biscuit with a dry, citrus finish. Light-medium body and fine carbonation. Simple, yet quaffable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Pours pale yellow, nose is light citrus, taste is sweet, bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1382) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Cask at the Cambridge Bar in Edinburgh. Well balanced golden ale, dry grassy finish, very drinkable. Lovely session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (4244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2014
Cask at Winston’s, Corstorphine. Pours pale yellow, thick white head. Light aromas of lemon, citrus. Taste was light bitter. Decent, if not exciting.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (720) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Mr_H a clear golden ale light and fruity with citrus and biscuit notes malt backbone lingering bitterness that is crisp

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4081) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2013
(cask) pours a clear deep golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of raisins, light roasted malt and cherries, marzipan and pale malts. flavour is caramel, light cooked vegetables, floral hops and cardboard, with a medium sweetness and a light ginger finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.


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