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


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular. Also available filtered in 500ml dark glass bottles.
A quintessential golden ale brewed for refreshing easy drinking. Our soft Highland water allows the full floral flavour of the hops to come through the beer.

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rosenbergh (11799) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2012
500 ml bottle. L3110. BB Apr 2013. From the Fyne Ales Brewery in Cairndow, Scotland.
Hazy golden colour with average to big fluffy white head. Aroma of pine and floral hops, hints of bitterness and mild caramel sweetness. Flavour is piney hoppy with mossy earthiness, moderate bitterness and malt. Very balanced and rich for a 3.8% ale. Good and tasty.

thewolf (12800) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Bierzwerg.de. Clear golden with a small, staying, creamy white head. Aroma has mild citrus, pine, apple. Mild maltiness. Highish carbonation, dry and a bit light mouthfeel. Flavour has soft malty chewiness, piney hops, fairly citric. Lingering very bitter finish. This

mile (4052) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average and fully diminishing head. Light to moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some floral fruitiness and light citrus hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel, some floral fruitiness and light citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light citrus hoppyness. OK, but lacks character - as the label says ”An easy drinking ale".

RumRunner101 (918) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 2, 2012
Pours gold with dissipating white head. Aroma is cereals, caramel, lemon. Medium bodied with a slick mouth feel. Flavours are grains, citrus. Finishes with a little bitterness. All in all pretty boring.

lusikka (7833) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2012
500 ml bottle. BBE 12/2012.
Pours an unclear yellow colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of strong floral hops, spruce and some perfume-like notes. Flavour of crispy floral hops, citrus, bready malts, orange and some very interesting barley wine -like ripe fruitiness. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Full on finish of floral hops, citrus and mild fruitiness. This has a bit heavier body than on other beers I’ve tasted from this brewery. Good one.

jamestulloch (4328) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2012
Aroma: Clean, hoppy and grainy.

Appearance: Clear golden body with a fluffy white head. Lively carbonation. Slight lacing.

Taste:More malty than Fyne Ales’ Jarl and Hurricane Jack. Crisp, bitter finish.

Palate: Thin body with a watery mouthfeel. Fizzy carbonation.

Overall: A tasty, bitter ale.

mr_h (5943) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley (14 Apr 12) - pale golden ale, thin white head, good temperature, very mild citrus hop aroma, mild citrus flavour, refreshing, sharp aftertaste

Beersiveknown (5302) - NORTHERN IRELAND - APR 18, 2012
Bottle at Ee-Usk Oban (£4.95?!) Pours a lively blonde with fluffy white head. Clean English-style hop aroma, good bitter finish.

Hermod (8348) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2012
50cl bottle, BBE 12/2012. Poured clear golden with a white, lacing head. Aroma has citrusy notes and malt. Flavor is fruity and malty, citrus and some floral notes. Decent bitterness. Slightly watery, but OK body still for such low ABV. lacks the freshness the other beers have had that I have tasted from this fine brewery.

Benjii (3050) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a dark golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of caramel, yeast and biscuity malt. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and a dry finish.

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