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Brewed by Broughton
Style: Bitter
Biggar, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Previously 3.8% and 3.7%.
A light coloured, refreshing ale from the land of the Border Reivers. A session ale full of character, brewed with a subtle use of Crystal Malt and generous use of the aroma hop, 1st Gold.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3524) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 20, 2010
cask - Pours mostly clear gold with a lasting white head that laces heavily. It smells of bready malt and oddly I got a whiff of sulfur. The flavor is sweet bready malt with mild, lingering hops bitterness. It’s a decent, unremarkable brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Bailie Bar, 2-4 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3, Scotland.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, creamy, good - excellent lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, light hoppy, citrus. Flavor is light moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090410]

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 19, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Golden colour, small off-white head. Aroma is a bit malty with plastic. Flavour of bready malts, some phenols. A bit sour. Not very pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16225) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2009
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a sweetish fruity and malty hoppy aroma. Sweetish fruity malty hoppy flavor with some hints of citrus. Has a sweetish malty fruity hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 27, 2008
rbesg07, cask at the 1/2way house. amber with a modest head. fresh minty aroma, some light toffee character and peppery bitterness. good stuff

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5078) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2008
Cask (Market Porter,London) - Copper brown with red tinges. Fruity aroma with hints of raisins. Mildly fruity taste with a bit of sweetness,vanilla and raisins.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4755) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2008
Cask at The Market Porter, Borough. Light amber colour, small froth. Fruity toffee aroma and flavours. Good bitterness. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2008
Cask at Halfway House, Ediburgh. agolden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of malt. The flavor is sweet malty with citrusy and flowery hop notes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2008
On gravity at the London Drinker festival 12/3/08. Golden coloured with a slight white head. Aroma of floral and citrus hops with a touch of sweet malt. Flavour started sweet before a grapefruit hop finish. Drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rastacouere (6119) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2007
Clear light golden ale covered by a large sparkler’s white head. Lightly flowery nose consisting of very soft malts that appear quite oily and vegetal in mouth. Rather dull palate, kinda stale and overly focusing on one-dimensional breadiness.


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