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


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2008
Cask (gravity) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, sour hops, toffee notes. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and light light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (060808)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
From cask at Thomsons. Pours clear and golden orange with a small but dense whute head. Light fruity hops aroma. Flavour has bit of peach alongside a mild caramel malt note. Smooth and light bitter flavoured. Goes into a light fruity hops finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34715) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (25477) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23733) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (17351) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2006
Cask gravity at Readin BF 06. First beer of the Saturday session. Copper/gold with off white bubbly head. Citrus and biscuit malt on the aroma. Bit of caramel. Dry finish. Bit of juiciness. Nice enough with good carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (15305) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Cask, 4.1% at GBBF08. Good refreshing hop aroma. Clear golden colour. Small white head. Slightly thin mouthfeel, but OK. Hint of fresh bread in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13418) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2007
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest. Gold beer with white head. Some of these Scottish beers survived the cold conditions quite well, this was hoppy, light malty and dry with a crisp finish.

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