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

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonte (1413) - 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 (4263) - 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 (6700) - 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 (19644) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at Bon Accord, Glasgow) Golden color, small white head. Hoppy, grassy, somewhat mild aoma. Fruity from grapes and apples. Hoppy flavor, some peanutbutter (?), nuts and some fruits. Somewhat bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6123) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 28, 2007
Cask at the Toby Jug, Glasgow. Firm head, nice hoppy smell. Lots of hops in the flavour, too, more flowers than bitterness. A fine dryness creeping up in the aftertaste, though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mountainforest (130) - Mississippi, USA - JUN 18, 2007
Tasted at the 2007 Beer Festival in Edinburgh Scotland. Golden. Hoppy but light. Refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vadersnightcap (80) - SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2007
Cask in edinburgh, guildford arms. yeloowy gold with small head. chemically sweet aroma. No bosy or bite. some nice fruity flavours but drowned out by the sweetness. not very hoppy for an IPA, no sure how 4.1% can be called IPA either!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (4859) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 10, 2007
On draught at The Guildford Arms, Edinburgh. Clear golden colour, small head. Spicy and fruity hop aroma. Dry fruity flavours, quite bitter. Well-made, but not over-exciting.


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