Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask, Special;
This wildly aromatic and refreshing golden ale has citrus and spicy aromas from the Citra and Simcoe hops, perfectly balancing the underlying background of earthy English hop flavours. Hops used: Challenger, Citra, Simcoe

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yespr (48087) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
From cask at Sir John Oldcastle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty, light grassy and mild citrusy. Bitter, grassy and mld toasted malty. Grassy and citrusy finish

anders37 (27226) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2012
Cask @ Sir John Oldcastle, JDW, Farringdon EC1. Pours a clear pale golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty dry hoppy bitter grassy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty grassy hoppy finish.

cgarvieuk (26077) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 5, 2012
cask at Sorder ... golden amber ... small white head ... bright zezty passion nose ... soft fruits ... bright zezty fruits ... soft passion fruit linger

harrisoni (19403) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2012 Cask at Knights Templar Spoons. Clear pale gold thin white head. Some butter on aroma but then good cutrus hips on finish. Condition could be better. Lack of diacetyl would be advantage. Ok 3.3/5 re rate county hotel ashford no diacetyl cleaner hoppy decent

Scopey (15862) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2012
Cask at Willow Walk, London. It pours clear light yellow, with a small white head. The nose is faint citrus, light spice, straw, light sweetness and soft fruit. The taste is upfront citrus, pithy lemon, grapefruit, assertive bitterness, straw, earth, light spice and soap, with a dry, citric finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Rather tasty actually.

Rune (13642) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2012
Half-pint, cask festival ale at JDWs William Morris in Hammersmith. Golden body, close to clear. Spotty lacing from a none existing head. Citrus hops to the nose. Blended taste of grapefruits and semi-sweet malts. Fresh twist of bittersweet ending, smooth and long lived. Not far form the classic Bitter & Twisted creation. Pleasing (07.11.2012)

ManVsBeer (10967) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2012
Fine looking golden ale with a thick creamy head. Plenty of tropical hop flavour and an acute bitterness.

leaparsons (10797) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2012
Cask, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Golden with a firm white foam. Aromas are prominent orange and lemon rind with floral herbs and base biscuit. Grapefruit with hints of pineapple and green pine. Some overall woody notes with mellow oranges. Flavours are bittersweet lemon and grapefruit with some tart citrus. Grassy and yeasty with dry biscuit. Pith citrus rind with underlying sweet tropical fruit. Spruce and grapefruit bitterness to finish with a dry aftertaste. I’m pleased this festival beer was still available

downender (8924) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Deep gold with a decent, white head. Aroma of limes, pine and tropical fruits. Flavour had more citrus and pineapple, with some creamy malts and a dry finish. Very good.

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton 08/11/12. A golden beer with a tight white head and lacing. Good sharp piney US hop notes with some citrus and some spict sting in the nose. Piney and sharp hoppiness in the mouth. Great hoppy bitterness. A good hoppy beer where the malts merely add body.

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