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

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - February to October.
A mid-amber summer ale, light perfumed aroma, good balance of malt, fruit and hops with a pleasant dry finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, light roasted, moderate hoppy, citrus - orange peel. Flavor is moderate sweet and peel bitter with a average duration, and peaty in that late finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090806]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29109) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2005
[Cask at Voluntees Arms, GBBF 2004] A hazy orange beer with a smalle brown head. The aroma is sweet malty. The flavor is flat, sweet, malty with notes of aroma hops and a slight bitter finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2007
Cask@MarketPorter. Deep golden colour, not much head. Aroma is some bittery fruityness along with grassy hints. Flavour is malts and hops in a not too exciting way. Still refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 20, 2010
cask at tiles ... golden yelloow ... creamy white head ... light soft sherbert lemon nose ... zezty little sour lemon ... tart ... but unexciting ...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13248) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2006
Cask gravity dispense at Red Lion, Isleworth. Copper, thin white head. I really quite like the hops on this. Bit earthy/bit of citrus. Yeah good enough flavours. Not crystal clear

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12428) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Golden color, small white head, some lace. Fresh wood and honey in the nose. Fresh wood and lime in the flavor. Light citrus-sweetish aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 10, 2014
Very hazy, light floral hop character, with slightly biscuity malt character like warm bread. Decent if a little dull.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11025) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2007
Cask-GBBF. Golden with a small white head. Fruity aroma with apricot. Malty and sweet flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9999) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2007
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest 07. Orange gold with white head. Light, fine condition beer, nicely balanced with a slightly cereal malt and a lingering, but not bitter, hop. Dry and refreshing without lighting any fires. Fine.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2005
1. Cask Stillage at the Arts Centre, Southport 19/09/2003 Golden fruity beer with some sour grapefruit flavours. Slight bitterness in the hop finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the City Arms, Manchester 07/08/2004 Golden and sour fruity with some alcohol and a crisp bitter finish.


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