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Brewed by Arran
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Isle of Arran, Strathclyde, Scotland

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 500ml pasteurised and filtered bottle. Also available in 330ml bottles as "ab Blonde" .
"Nose: Floral hop and new mown grass aroma.
Palate: Citric fruit with a well balanced finish with good hop character.
Comments: A pale golden beer, clear tasting in a continental style."

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2.9
sdmmb (1826) - BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought as gift by parents. Enjoyable hoppy blonde ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
omhper (25163) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2015
Bottled. Hazy golden, minimal head. Fruity grassy nose. Mid dry with light-medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fresh and mildly hoppy, creamy and gentle. Mid bitter finish. Nice.

2.6
aleksander9 (1736) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2015
Golden with white head. Malt, floral and crisp. Sweet, citrus and watery finish. Overall: nice!

2.9
nihtila (3641) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours clear golden. Nose is sweet malts, lots of floral notes, light vanilla, honey. Tastes honey malts, light fruits, grain, floral.

4.2
MrJamesMcEwan (244) - SCOTLAND - JUN 23, 2015
* Bottle. Pours gold, hazy, with a white head. * Aroma is light fresh floral hop, fresh grass & grapefruit. * Palate is light bitter, slightly sour, medium carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is medium sweet, citrus fruit, slight grass & honey. * Finish is sweet, slightly dry & refreshing. * Overall medium sweet, citrus fruit, slight grass & honey.

4.3
AtronSeige (1538) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 6, 2015
Aroma: Medium sweetness, caramel. Medium hops, floral, berries. Appearance: Hazy, burnt gold body. Medium, off-white head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium-low malty, bready. Light bitterness, light sweetness. Medium-light hops, berries, oranges. Dry finish with lingering hops (grassy), light bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation, smooth. Overall: Easy drinking, good flavours and aromas. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre!

3.2
Cokemonkey11 (891) - - MAR 27, 2015
Brown bottle, Edinburgh. Pours medium-pale amber with a light head, subsiding quickly. Scent is rather mild, with light malt notes. Taste is medium sweet and medium pale ale - good, satisfying. Palette ends with a pleasant dryness. A bit sticky but good.

2.9
AshtonMcCobb (6615) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - amber with some head which dissipates fairly quickly. Nose - honeyed malt even caramel. Taste - toffee and biscuit. Caramel on the end. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a finish that is a little too sweet unfortunately. Overall - drinkable initially but a bit cloying after a while.

3.1
Stuu666 (13436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle at the B&B. Pours clear golden, nose is floral, toffee, taste is dry toffee, sweet, light and fruity.

3.1
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2014
Clear plain gold. Low patchy white top. Dry, light doughy malt aroma. Earthy hop notes with hint of citrus fruits. Dryish, fairly crisp malt body. Medium full, with soft pale malts and a mild fruity and earthy hop bitterness. Goes well down. [Bottle at the "MV Caledonian Isles" ferry, 30.08.13]


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