Brewed by Ayr Brewing Company
Style: Bitter
Ayr, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mighty_meadow (308) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2015 Slightly floral citrus aroma. Medium brown colour with decent white head. Taste is fruity with a light spice. Sweetish malt finish with a bit of floral. I could drink this all night. Very good. New Rating: As above but on cask this time. Nothing new to add, just a really lovely ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (1410) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2013
On cask at malt cross ayr deep Amber slightly cloudy strong flavour of fruit and malt nicely ballanced with right amount of bitterness on the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12231) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Cask at Halfway House. It pours deep red-brown with a thick white head. The nose is toasted brown bread, earth, leather, light caramel/brown sugar, fruit cake and dried fruit. The taste is smooth, toasty, some bitterness, light caramel, wood, brown bread, light spice and dried fruits with a dry finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and velvety mouth-feel. Nice balance and great drinkability. A great bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2012
[500ml bottle, Appellation Wines, Edinburgh] Slightly hazy copperish amber beer, cream-coloured head. Sweet chocolate nose from the dark crystal malt, touch of roasted wood. Flavourwise, it reminded me of a crumble that has been left in the oven a bit too long – slightly scorched brown sugar, rich fruit, and spices. Caramel sweetness in there too. A very nice beer [28052012]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (6148) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2009
The Cloisters, Edinburgh, 2009-12-24 AP: lipton tea colored cloudy body, 1/2 cm beige head. AR: hoppy, honey F: hoppy, honey, smoth nice flavour - tooked me 7 inutes (too fast) to finish this pint (due to the conditions)!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21070) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2010
cask ... copper brown ... thin tan head ... toffee malt ... soft malt ... toffee fruits ... ligth bitter... quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5151) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2012 I can’t believe my previous rating - must have been in an incredibly negative mood or mis-typed. Anyway, this time, lovely chocolate biscuit note on the nose, which is almost as pronounced on the taste. Palate medium to rich for such a session strength beer and a clean finish. Overall, lovely bitter. Previous rating 14/03/12 7+3+5+2+7=2.4 50cl Bottle. It pours an amber ale with nice lace and good head retention. The nose is floral and sweet (perhaps honey), eventually giving way to gentle malt. The taste is of more honey and malt and with astringent bitterness on the finish. The palate is typical for a medium-bodied session ale but balanced all the same. Overall, this is a step up from the wishy-washy session ales of yester-year, but I really do prefer their other beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6897) - Halden, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2013

Appearance: Clear amber color with a frothy white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Deep malty, light fruity and mild hoppy.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: A fine malty background, mild hoppy, some roasted malt and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Tasty bitter.
Personal stats: Bottle from Glen Park Hotel in Ayr, Scotland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9319) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Pours clear dark gold, thick white head. Light chocolate biscuit nose. Some grassy bitterness, then fruit, red fruit and toffee. Decent session pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (3372) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle from The Avenue Store. Clear amber body with a thin beige head. Low carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of toffee, wood and nuts. Flavour of roasted malt, dried grass and a tangy finish. Thin body with a watery texture. Light fizz. A well balanced Bitter.

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