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Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

bottled
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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A light hoppy pale ale.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2850) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2017
Bottle. Pours a light gold colour with a fluffy white head, light hop aroma, the taste is medium bitterness and with a dry fruity finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radassace (258) - SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours straw gold with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, honey, grainy malt, bread, pine and light grapefruit peel. Nicely carbonated. Decent mouthfeel for a light beer. Taste is bready, grainy malt, pine, something floral, bit of spice and lemon grapefruit. Finish is pleasantly bitter and quite juicy. This is fantastic. Could drink bottle after bottle of this !

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martin243 (1126) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Pint in Edinburgh. Golden with a white head. Citrus and cat pee aroma Grapefruit and biscuit flavour, slightly creamy texture. Tasty, but this style is getting over-familiar.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6611) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2017
September 17, 2015 - at Holborn Whippet; cask. Attractive clear and refractive pale gold, nice and bubbly, with a solid mottled white/off-white head. Terrific simple grassy/honey/heather golden ale aroma - not much alcohol, plenty of mid-level bitterness. Taste follows, perhaps sweeter than the aroma - very VERY grainy. Thick, chewy mouthfeel, solid cask carbonation with a medium-length bitter finish - nice dry tingly aftertaste - some Goldings in there?

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GSAP (736) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2016
Aroma met citrusschil, frisse GFT en zout water. Smaak is fijn bitter, soort dunne lijn tussen de ananas-mango zoetige zweem. Nasmaak bitter achter op de tong. Bier textuur is dun, als water. Prima met zijn 4.5%.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1827) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2016
Bottle @home (Euro-vision 2016 tasting.) Pours yellowish, small white head. Nose is citrus fruits, big lemon, pine. Taste is lemon and citrus fruits. A very well balanced beer that makes the most of its parts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bratschepeter (58) - Abilene, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2016
On tap at the Black Sheep Pub (Campbeltown, Scotland). Pours a mostly clear attractive golden color with significant and slow dissipating brilliant white head; lots of sticky lacing coats the glass. The nose is faint floral hops with some jasmine-like sweetness; the taste is earthy hops, light bitterness and a bit of biscuity malt. Medium carbonation and some lingering hop bitterness with more of the jasmine essence, finishes mostly dry. A very pleasant pint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (988) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2016
500ml bottle. Pale golden / straw colour, smooth fine white head, very long lasting. Aroma of light malt and citrus hops, grassy floral notes. Taste is much the same with light malt and hop flavours and a light bitter finish. A fine light golden ale.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerNinjaUK (438) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2016
500ml bottle from local store in Lochaline. Pours light amber with deep white head. Heavily hopped with aroma of pine and walnut. Oily with low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (1464) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, hops, fruit and citrus.

Appearance:
Hazy yellow/golden beer with a slight white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts and fruit; ends slightly bitter with hops and citrus.


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