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Brewed by Born In The Borders
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Borders - Jedburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle; Regular.

Brewery-grown barley and a complex mixture of hops create an invigorating ale bursting with citrus and floral flavours. The ultimate in rural refreshment!

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3.1
Leighton (22555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Cask at Woodin’s Shades, Nicholson’s, London. Pours clear, bright gold with a small, foamy white head. Dirty straw in the nose, some dry, crunchy white bread. Light sweet flavor with mellow straw bitterness, hints of dirt and grass, light lemon rind. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Faint resinous grass, straww and citrus fruit rind to finish, some dirt, light plastic, faint lemon tanginess. Simple little beer.

3
jamestulloch (4367) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2012
Aroma: Grain, red apple and shortbread notes.



Appearance: Clear golden body with a medium off-white head that slowly fades. Light carbonation and lacing.



Taste: Pear, citrus and caramel. Grainy and earthy/grassy flavours. Light bitterness.



Palate: Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft carbonation.



Overall: Simple, subtle flavours, Personally, it tastes a little too grainy for my liking, but this is a perfectly sessionable golden ale.

2.8
stravale (3145) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - OCT 17, 2012
Cask at Diggers Edinburgh 171012
Golden amber... Clear... Thin white head
Aroma of light sweet golden malt... Light fruity hops..Light grain
Taste of cereal malt.. Light bitter hop... Bit of citrus... Standard golden ale
Palate soft carbonation..Light body... Bit oily.. Touch sticky
Finish as main flavour... Bitter cereal linger
Overall Standard average golden ale

3.2
mr_h (6014) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden amber, medium off-white head, earthy, fruity, citrus aroma, moderate carbonation, fruity, caramel, good temperature, bitterish aftertaste

3.2
fonefan (51603) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, toasted, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120119]

2.6
MadMuzza (5) - Penicuik, SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2012 does not count
I tried this beer at the Scottish Real Ale Festival. Really nice golden appearance hint of lemon in the aroma. Taste was overwhelmingly soapy I found it a bit hard work and couldn’t imagine having more than a couple of pints of it.

3.3
TheCametron (2480) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 21, 2012
Cask at Cloisters. Hazy golden with a white head. Looks good. Aroma is mild malt and citrus zest. Flavour is fine. Lemon/grapefruit hops and caramel malt. Light and easy to drink. Not bad.

3.1
AshtonMcCobb (6953) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 9, 2012
On tap @ Teuchters. Pours a hazy golden with a decent head. The nose has grapefruit, lemon and a pungent thing going on. The taste has a little more of this ’sweatiness’ but the grapefruit is the most dominant note. The palate is medium bodied and textured with a fairly clean finish. Overall, a solid pale ale.

3.7
compo (3) - Byrness, - APR 29, 2012 does not count
Cask (hand pulled) @ Forest View Inn Byrness Northumberland a good aroma and taste one of my favourite blondes.

3.2
iammarc (382) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2012
Cask, Benleva Hotel. Yellow hazy body, good consistent lace. Citrus hop aroma. Low bitter taste, flat carbonation, and a short swift bitter finish.


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