Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stromness, Scotland


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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Bottle; Filtered. 500ml.
Previously 3.8%.
"A light and refreshing beer. A surprisingly full mouth-feel with a superior balance of malt and hop, and a rewarding fruit finish."

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McTapps (6984) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 A truely refreshing beer with gentle citrus aroma. Slightly bitter in the end, but very tasty.

pivoveskotsku (201) - SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2012
Pale golden colour, some white head, fruity and malty and a bit of zest. Malt is there but not over powering. It’s quite crisp (definitely in refreshing territory) and it has a component of apple and some yeasty spice. It’s actually a very good beer although it isn’t a pale ale (as listed). It’s too light and too crisp and fruity.

ads135 (5215) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Can’t say much about the appearance as I drank it from the bottle once I had climbed to the top of Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. Refreshing, light, with a bit of apple at the end of the taste. Very decent.

saxo (19583) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle from Finland. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, hops and notes of citrus.

IlBevitorediLA (460) - ITALY - APR 18, 2012
UPDATED: APR 21, 2012 Ditemi quello che volete ma a me è piaciuta molto. Aroma di biscotto di malto e citrico. Per quanto riguarda il gusto, l’etichetta recita (tradotto in Italiano) : " Una Pale, citrica, con una struttura di malto e un gusto floreale di luppolo". Effettivamente è prorpio così. Dannatamente rinfrescante e beverina.

iammarc (382) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours light clear yellow. Pungent pineapple, pine aromas, very much hop driven. Sweet crisp palate, again, pineapple, some lime, with a drop of hay. Short bitter hop finish. Overall, the taste beats everything else hands down...

ClubGonzo (5683) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle from Centra Colosseum, Oslo. Pours a clear golden body with a medium creamy white. Nose is lemongrass, lime and hints of pale malts. Refreshing. Taste is a bit strange; some stagnant sweet malts, citric tones and hints of herbs. Full body, as surprisingly as advertised. All in all a strange but OK golden/blonde.

ganache (6089) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Bottle. Nose of light citrus and grass in with pale malt, light tropical fruit. Hazy yellow-orange with a creamy, rocky white head. Softish medium body, medium bitterness is much more reminiscent of intense grapefruit than the effects of hops, though the dry hopping is noticeably green. A little tart/acidic, and some abrasive scratching of the tongue (again, squeezing all kins of fun bitterness out of the fruit there), and with some vague fruitiness from the yeast. As a pale ale, somewhat weak and one-dimensional; as a golden/blond ale, a standout.

BeerBaboon (2144) - FINLAND - FEB 15, 2012
Golden colour, white head. Aroma of caramel ands citrus. Flavour of fruits, caramel and bitterness. Was bettered by many similar ales today.

cgreb (422) - Marburg, GERMANY - JAN 14, 2012
bottle - clear golden beer with a white head. Aroma has some very nice citrus hints. Flavour is quite "light" but very refreshing. Low maltiness. Nice hops. Medium carbonation.

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