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Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
cask, summer seasonal
Deliciously refreshing golden ale with a citric hop aroma, tastes of malt, biscuit and lemon with a long bittersweet finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1566) - - JUN 28, 2013
Pale gold beer with a creamy head and a light zesty aroma. Taste is hop and sour fruit and a light tangy finish.

AWS9 (752) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Cask. Hazy yellow/orange pour. Slight frothy white head. Some hops, citrus. Easygoing finish with a slight bite to it. Not necessarily my style, but certainly a refreshing option.

berkshirejohn (6771) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Cask on stillage at the Stag and Hounds, Binfield. Pale amber with a ring of scummy white head; malty aroma; soft, dusty, malt taste with some vaguely citrus fruit; and a dry and unsatisfying finish. A poor attempt at a summer beer - certainly not refreshing, even when drunk in a near-perfect English beer garden.

jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2013
Gold-honey colour with a thin white head. Thin texture. Citrus aroma. Ok beer but nothing special.

JohnRMurdoch (5152) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2013
Cask @ The crystal Palace JDW. Golden amber colour, good head. Dry grassy malt aroma. Sour citrus malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Fairly typical poor Caledonian golden ale.

imdownthepub (15528) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
Cask conditioned at Blackfriars, Inverness. Gold with white head. Malty beer with a toffee caramel background which just evidently masks the hoppiness that has been described. Some sweetness and slightly dull unfortunately.

mr_h (6072) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2013
Cask by handpump at Pot Still, Glasgow - clear golden, thin white head, citrus hop aroma, intermittent lacing, biscuit, bit of citrus, creamy malty texture, bittersweet finish, somewhere between a bitter and a golden ale

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