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Brewed by Broughton
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Biggar, Scotland
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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cask, special
A New IPA-chestnut brown with a fruity aroma and delicious hoppy aftertaste


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Armenian5b (5) - - MAR 25, 2013
Delicious chestnut brown colour with a beautiful aroma of spicy fruit, melon and wood. Really smooth and easy drinking with a lot of bitterness. Absolutely stunning.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Graham77 (247) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsbury. Nose of sweet caramel and flavour similarly sweet but with a strong hop balance. Citrus and slightly piney hops but by no means overly bitter. Moderate carbonation. Lovely IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotty (1056) - SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Pint in ’Spoons Hawick. Good clear burned gold colour, long lasting thin white head. Good malty/ hoppy nose, full bodied, the malt n hops are well represented flavourwise as well. A lovely pint!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MalcolmTucker (748) - SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Simultaneously too sweet and too bitter. No balance between moderan hops and an oldfashioned malt bill. Obviously this is Broughton’s foray into a modern style but they have have missed the mark with this.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (14794) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Cask at the foot of the walk... Golden amber... Small white head... Soft sweet toffee malts nose.. Musty toffee.. Big bitter malt

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (2887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Cask at SRAF 2013. Pours dark amber, sweet light toffee, dry fruity toffee finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2715) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2014
On cask at the Cafe Royal. Appearance - golden to amber with a proportional head. Nose - a bit elusive but some citrus and sweet malt in there. Taste - lime marmalade and then astringent malt. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy and a dry astringent finish. Also a dominant alcohol note. Overall - bitterness comes from malt as well as hops. For ipa style would expect it to be more hoppy and for the malt to sweet and balancing. Makes me think more of "old ale" style to be honest.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3732) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Cask at Counting House JDW, Glasgow. Murky, muddy brown pour, nearly took it back, but it tasted fine so we didn’t. Good citrus hop presence, oranges and caramel. Bitter taste, clean finish. Not a looker, but a good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Pours dark amber. Spices on the nose like a Christmas beer. Hoppy, deep hoppy after taste, bitter with grapefruit coming through.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tombyars (1389) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Tasted this in the Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in March 2013. Cask, handpump dispense. Opaque pale amber in colour with a thin white loose head. Strong note of dusty hop resins, long in the nose. Thick resiny mouthfeel and poor lacing. Substantial pale malt base gives gives a strong maltloaf base with lashings of sweet golden syrup full in the mouth. Rich earthy hop resins are fully present in the strong intense aftertaste which builds in the palate. Finish is malty with a sweet barley sugar note which soons gives away to a warming alcoholic burr. Dry oak cask flavour introuces a dry bitter whack right at the very end. A decent Imperial IPA from a decent brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5392) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2013
Cask (SRAF 2013) - Amber in colour. Grapefruit, toffee and peach in the aroma. Hoppy, tangy and moderately sweet taste with notes of grapefruit, peach and lychees.


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