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

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RATINGS: 56   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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (6383) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2008
Cask. Small white and quickly disappearing head. Clear golden body. Hops honey aroma. Mild acidic hops flavor with grassy notes. Low carbonation, long aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is eggy, mildly fruity and also has some grassyness in it. Flavour is about the same, and overall quite sweet with mild bitterness in the finish. Mouthdrying.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask at GBBF ’08. Gold. Citric aroma and taste with a little grain. Mid bitter finish. I know I’m not saying a lot, but I really liked this one. Can’t remember why.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet fruity aroma with with apple notes. Sweet flavor with fruity and hoppy notes. Finish is dry and bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2008
Cask at State Bar, Glasgow. A golden beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma is sweet mlaty with flowery hoppy notes. The flavor is sweet mlaty with primary notes of citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonte (1410) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2008
Cask at The Old Dock Bar, Edinburgh. Golden color with a creamy white head. Aroma: Light aroma of citrus, sweet fruit and some floral notes. Flavor: Citrus, some grape fruit, bready malt, toffee. Bitter finish. Good, but nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (3759) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2008
Cask at The Market Porter London Bridge 5 Feb 08. Bright golden colored. A small layer-head that completely disappeared. OK fruity aroma. Modest fruity flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 26, 2007
on cask at the 1/2 way house, edinburgh, a cuppla days before rbesg07. golden with a lasting thin white head. floral aroma with a hint of pineapple. good bitterness, firm texture, tasty stuff

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 30, 2007
Cask, State, Glasgow, RBESG 07. Clear gold-straw colour, thin white head. Nose is malty, some citrus hoppiness. Mouth is hop/malt toffee maltiness. Quite dry hoppy taste and bitter at the end. Lasts well, bit normal.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (18957) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2007 Cask at State Bar, Glasgow. Golden colour. Fairly hoppy with flowers and orange. Sweet and lightly fruity with creamy soft malt. Drying grassy finish.


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