Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Bitter
Munlochy, Rosshire, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Bottled, Pasteurised.
An amber colored ale, Black Isle Red Kite is brewed using only the highest quality Maris Otter pale and crystal malts for flavor and body. Challenger hops for bittering with the late addition of Styrian Goldings creates a balance of quenching citrus and malt, and a classic aromatic finish to this refreshing ale. This beer is bright amber with a toasted nut flavor and powerful orange fruit aroma.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (722) - Erskine, - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle at Naomi and Billy’s house. Minimal head. Deep red colour. Quite a light bitter taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4405) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
50cl bottle from Tesco, Cannonmills, Edinburgh. reddish copper pour with a fading cream head; musky fruit aroma; some tart fruit to start, then a caramel sweetness; and a malty finish with a light herbal bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (160) - Maryland, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours redish. Hint of malt aroma, sweet caramel malt flavors, very light carbonation. Just a hint of hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Velkyal (295) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a beautiful garnet with a firm ivory head. Aroma is heady caramel, creme brulee, and earthy hops. Taste is toffee, dates, and spice. Medium body, syrupy mouthfeel. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1735) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours reddish brown, fruity, creamy, berries, toffee, sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (161) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 21, 2014
caramel and hoppy aroma with notes of citrus and spices... the taste is caramel and fruity, with shades of pine and grasses... dry and very spicy aftertaste... nice bitter...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doradobotella (92) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2014
Apariencia: De color marrón rojizo, con una capa de espuma blanco y de burbuja fina. Aroma: Bastante maltoso; recuerda a caramelo, toffe e incluso a sirope, pero sin llegar a saturar. Sabor: Similar a los aromas que desprende y con un final amargo en cada trago que redondea el sabor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beer0clock (94) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
dark orange, frothy, creamy head, rich, hazy, soft carbonation, thick feel, full body, roasted coffee like taste, quite stout like, a light stout almost, very tasty, didn’t want any beer after that as it was very satisfying, bottle shop canterbury.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dohny (207) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 12, 2014
Poured from bottle. Clear light amber color with white head. Aroma of caramel malts, chocolate. Thin body, watery texture, moderate carbonation. Good thirst quenching summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (1572) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 11, 2014
Bottle. Aroma marshmallows, caramel, light coffee. Earthy spicy hops. Balanced. Taste is plain and straight-forward. A bit mild, but never mind. Pleasant caramel, light hops. Well balanced, extremely easily drinkable. Really good session stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fajry (428) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Flasa. Medena farba, pena vsak velmi rychlo opadla. Vona prazene slady a karamel. V chuti citit slad, jemne ovocne tony, karamel.

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