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Windswept Blonde

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Brewed by Windswept
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask, regular
Also available bottled
A light refreshing Pale Ale, passionately brewed for a zesty citrus taste balanced with smooth malts.
Tasting: A smooth, refreshing, session ale with citrus notes and a crisp bitter finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5804) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Cask at Douglas Arms, Banchory. Deep gold with a lush creamy head. Lovely appearance. Very mellow nose of apricot and light lemon zest. Smooth biscuity malts, straw and honey. Moderate citrus and a touch of sweet marmalade. Nice and smooth, supple. Easy drinking stuff. A good g/b served in excellent condition. Simple. Effective.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Windswept Blonde ].
Clear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, earthy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average duration, earthy, pale malt, fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140814]

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mahkus (79) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Burnt caramel aromas. Golden appearance. Quite dry taste with lots of hop flavours. Very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beersiveknown (3925) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle at home from alesela
burnished golden with fluffy offwhite head collapsing to lacing. Caramel and red apple nose, medium body and carbonation, biscuity malt, slight acridity, dry yet fruity finish with return of vegetal note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35030) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty, light citrusy. Bitter, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity and bitter into the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (6476) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Cask at Sraf 2013. Pours golden amber, nose is floral, taste is light refreshing fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nilz (458) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle pours a clear darkish gold with a nice white fluffy head. Aroma, some pleasant malt with floral notes. Taste, slightly sweet maltiness, grapefruit, hay and a gentle hops. A nice ale.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mighty_meadow (303) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Aldi (Scottish Ale Festival). Lovely grapefruit aroma on opening. Nice golden colour with fine white head. Taste is a bit disappointing at first but gradually the subtle fruit flavours start to come through. Nice carbonation but overall decent enough without being outstanding.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (290) - SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours amber with a thin white head. Citrus and slight toffee aromas. Bitter, citrus flavours with a thick, oily mouth feel. Like this a lot

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3179) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Dark golden in colour with a malty and slight tart citrus fruity flavour, pineapple notes followed by a spicy fruit and malty finish.


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