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


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Pours pale yellow, nose is light citrus, taste is sweet, bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1647) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9214) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (1387) - Ayr, 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (5366) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zimbo (882) - SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Very light clear golden yellow.. A long thin malty quality here with barely any carbonation. Hopes in short supply. A disappointment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MalcolmTucker (924) - SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2012
Cask. Pale yellow with a white head. Weak malt aroma. Citurs flavour with a quite a dry finish. Nothin exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (7810) - ITALY - AUG 25, 2012
ambrato scarico floreale un tocco citrico leggero luppolo non molto amara media secchezza

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2723) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 3, 2012
Cask @ Cloisters, Edinburgh 300412
Golden amber, thin white head, clear.
Aroma of soft pale malts, not much else
Taste of light biscuity malts, some floral notes, touch of juicy fruit malt, touch of background bitterness
Palate - soft carb, medium body, bit oily. Finish as main flavour, rather dry
Overall - hmmmm

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1579) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 7, 2012
Tasted this in the Esquire House, Glasgow (JDW) in April 2006. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale amber in colour with a thin white head. Slight lemony citric fruit note in the short aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a slight digestive biscuit base with lemon peel flavours. Citrus fruit evident in the dusty hop resins, giving a bitter aftertaste that compliments the malt well. Finish is quite dry and hoppy with grapefruit pith in the dry palate. A decent sesasion IPA and well recommended.

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