mr_h (5142) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2013
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask by handpump at Twa Dugs, Ayr - golden ale with a slight haze, good bubbly off-white head, sour malty aroma, no lacing, thin bodied, sour citrus flavour, near the end of the cask, consider a re-rate
JohnRMurdoch (4610) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask @The Caley Sample Rooms, Edinburgh. Resin tropical fruit aroma. Golden Amber colour, reasonable head. Resin vegetable malt flavour. Sour aftertaste. Very disappointing.
tombyars (1656) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2011
1.1 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2011 Sampled this in the Saltcot, Saltcoats (JDW) in August 2011. Handpump, hazy pale amber in colour with a thin off white head. Poor aroma with yeasty bread and wet cardboard evident. Thin insipid mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts give a poor malt base of yeasty dough, slight trickle of diluted lime juice but boiled cabbage comes to the fore and dominates the flavour. Slight hint of hop resins in the very short aftertaste but easily lost. Finish is poor and insipid with sweaty socks, slight washing up liquid and strained liquid from overcooked vegetables leave a terrible taste in the mouth. Really disappointed with this and it must rank as the worst beer from the Arran portfolio. Avoid this at all costs.
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2011
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Caley. Murky amber, medium head. Lemon detergent nose, not nice. Bready soapy front, was ok to start with, becomes horrific. Dry finish. Bleeeeh.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2011 On cask at The Caley. A cloudy golden ale with a decent white head. Some lemon sourness on the nose. A bready yeast flavour with barley and lemon. Quite dry and thin. A lingering soapy, detergent finish. I preferred the blonde.
Bullit (4521) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 14, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ Bon Accord. Slightly hazy yellow colour, white head. Aroma is light malted and citrus. Flavour is malty, citrus, and a bit sour.
cgarvieuk (22695) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
At the risk of this being the arran blone ... i added it as different pump clib and 1%abv diff ... golden yellow thin white head ...sharp almost lemon sour nose ... soft fruits ... tart lemon in back of throat ... light bitter lingr .