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


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Regular.
Award winning new recipe. A light golden colour with a high proportion of wheat and corn giving it a clean fresh taste on top of which there is masses of hop, fruit and citrus flavours with elderflower on the nose.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aniela (4216) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
Cask at The Harp, Covent Garden, London. Clear golden beer with a minimal offwhite head. Hoppy and a bit fruity aroma. Hoppy and a kind of carbonage flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18843) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
Cask at The Harp, London. Clear yellow/golden beer with a small head. Fruity hop aroma, hay, citrus, red apples, some pears and some spices. Thin fruity spicy flavor, pepper, quite bitter, hay, perfume, some citrus and grapefruit. Long bitter hop finish with perfume, grass and pepper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
asheft (3059) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2012
[on cask in Edinburgh] Slightly sour citrus hops aroma with some citrusy character coming from fermentation and nice caramel and not so nice white glue (elderflower?) accents. Almost clear dark gold under a lacy, white sheet. The flavour is potent and earthy with white glue (elderflower?) thats slightly offensive up front but yields to a nice blend of flowers and toffee. Notes of lemon and pear and a hint of DMS. Medium body, moderate to low carbonation, lasting sour and bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kingi (648) - - NOV 6, 2012
Best part of this is the long aftertaste thats surprisingly strong. Head is delicious but colour is a dull clear golden. No carbonation. Basic golden ale Taste and aroma

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (6870) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2012
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is golden with white head. Aroma and flavours are fruits, hops and grass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2012
Pours clear and golden with a small white diminishing head, Aroma of sweet citrus and slightly hoppy malt. Medium body, lemony, grassy flavour. Dry, refreshing aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
neur0 (1215) - GERMANY - AUG 9, 2012
(tapcask) dunkles honiggelb, klar filtriert, cremige schaumkrone. Aroma fruchtig, beerig ind etwas getreidig. Geschmach sehr bitter schlank etwas suesslich. Wenig co2

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (7092) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2012
17th Feb 2012: Hand pulled pint in The Wrekin, Wellington, Shropshire. Clear and almost bright golden body with a small but full head of white bubbles that tried to hang around. Weak nose: some floral hop content, but no malt notes I could find. The flavours were fruity and floral: again not overly strong and with no malt input I could detect: the high proportion of corn and wheat might have something to do with the lack of maltiness of course. Pleasant enough, but not what I want from a pint of Ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2012
Light citrus with strong floral hoPs, leading to a strong bitter flavour...quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7497) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2012
Big coarseish offwhite head. Hazy orangey body. Herbal floral aroma with orangey dusty notes. Dry-sweetish dusty floral orangey taste with resiny gooseberry notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, dusty mouthfeel. Dry floral herbal orangey aftertaste with oily gooseberry notes. Nice, and highly drinkable. (0.568l cask at St. Urhos Pub, Helsinki.)

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