Cairngorm Sheepshaggers Gold (Bottle)

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Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Aviemore, Scotland

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Pasteurised bottle only. Previously brewed under the Aviemore label.
NOTE: Only ratings for the Bottled version to be entered here. The Cask version has a separate listing.
The best beer baa none! An exceptional continental style beer with good body and refreshing aftertaste.

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GSAP (723) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2016
Eigenlijk wel een fijne pils, meerendeel zoet, met name in het aroma, alsof er suikerwater inzit. Smaak is wat meer hooi, beetje pit, wat prima in nasmaak doortrekt. Decent is een juist woord.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (951) - BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2016
Geproefd als Cairngorm Gold. Goudblond bier met een grote witte schuimkraag. Geur: mout en karamel en wat bloemig. Smaak: moutzoetig, zacht fruitig en bloemig bitter. Lichte body. Licht parelende koolzuurpikkel. Afdronk: licht bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smmaaren (588) - NORWAY - OCT 28, 2016
50 cl bottle from Lery Mat Bergen. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Malty and grainy aroma. Taste is bittersweet. A bit flat.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dandm (120) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2016
Clear light blonde, well carbonated. Malt, fruit, honey. Watery mouthfeel but leaves a buttery feeling in the mouth. Quite a nice easy drink after a long day.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
LazyPyro (780) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours a mostly clear golden colour with a nice smooth creamy white head, long lasting too. No strong aromas from this, just some malt. Flavour is much the same, mainly malt but quite weak really, disappointing. On the plus side it is an extremely smooth beer. Kind of floral aftertaste, light bitterness. Overall nice but disappointingly weak and lagerish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sigmund (7038) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2016
500 ml bottle, from Matkroken Stokka. BB date 28.04.2014. ABV is 4.5%. Golden colour, moderate white head. Aroma of grain and dust, a hint of fruit. Fairly refreshing flavour, lagerish with a slight citrussy fruitiness. Will rerate when I have a fresher bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoestring (373) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Dark amber lager colour. Head retention poor on this pint. Low carb. Actually easily sunk. Mild orange bitterness. Dry palate in finish. Would take again for sure

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thomas_W1 (659) - Rastatt, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2015
Flasche 0,33l "Cairngorm Gold": Krftiges Gold mit festem mittelporigem Schaum; angenehm frische Nase mit fruchtiger Se, Hopfennoten, Orangen und Orangenzest; im Krper deutliche Hopfennoten, malzige Aromen, Rstaromen und angenehmer Bitterkeit im Abgang

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bbertels (443) - NORWAY - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle. Excellent golden beer; nice carbonation and quite long-lasting mouthfeel. All-rounder.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackradioboy (188) - SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle from Asda (£1.50). A few years ago at the Scottish Beer Fest in Edinburgh, I had a pint of CG and it was one of the best beers I've ever had. This bottled version is quite the let-down - pretty watery and feeble in comparison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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