Brewed by Arran
Style: Bitter
Isle of Arran, Strathclyde, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Available in filtered and pasteurised bottle.
Nose: Rich aroma of malt and hops with ripe fruit
Palate: Velvety texture, full malt with a deep bittersweet finish
Comments: A traditional smooth drinking Scottish heavy beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (6247) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2005
Bottled. Brown with a steady, beige head. Roasted aroma with some chocolate and toffee. Reallly bitter finish with a bit sourish flavour. Some chocolate and toffee here aswell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 19, 2005
Golden amber, with a creamy head, giving off aromas of fruity malt and some hops. Dry and bitter, with spicy hops balancing some roasted malt and dark fruit flavors. Medium bodied, it fades to a lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. Although not exceptional, this is a pretty good and well-balanced bitter.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAO (102) - Næstved, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2005
Cobber color. Weak sour and spicy aroma. Very tastefull bitter and spicy flavor. Good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (31499) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2004
A hazy dark orange beer, very carbonized which gives a froathy light brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of oranges and caramel. The flavor is very roasty and bisquity with notes of caramel, that gives it an OK sweetness, but it is very well balanced with a dry slighlty bitter and slightly woody end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boystout (1000) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - AUG 12, 2004
It wasn’t surprise, it was shock. Only 4.3% but lots of spices, fruits, chocolate and roasty notes. Thanks God, it could be easily found in supermarkets.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (11069) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2004
Bottled: Amber coloured. Clear. Beige thin head. Fruity and wellhopped aroma. Fresh. Herbal, fruity and hoppy flavour. Some light chocolate notes. Ends up in a delicious fresh bitterness. Quite a treat found on a little local pub in Stockholm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9110) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2004
Nutty brown in colour with a dense head of off-white foam. Aromas are sweet and light with some floral hops. Flavours are drier and hoppier than I expected. The finish is especially dry - and quite pleasant. Malts present are roasted with not much sweetness as the aroma implies. Verging on the dry stout and not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10941) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 19, 2004
slightly hazy ruby-brown colour with a fine foam, biscuity maltiness, low carbonation, smooth with a decent bitterness, light-bodied, dry bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11590) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2004
Golden brown, with a sweet malt aroma. Fresh malty taste with mild hops, and a medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2004
[Cask conditioned] A great ale. Lots of herbal bitterness. Dry, hoppy and spicy. Very complex and interesting.

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