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


on tap


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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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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34741) - 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]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2010
From cask at the Halfway House. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and citrusy. Bitter and citrusy hoppy. Bone dry. Vague malt base. Bitter dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29223) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19322) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
Cask at Halfway House, Edinburgh. Deep golden. Sweet and fruity. Lightly buttery with medium body and rounded malt. Salty finish. A well made, lager-like ale, but not all that interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2007
Pale golden colour, a light hoppy grapefuity flavour leading to a drying bitter finnish .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13596) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2007
Cask handpull at Halfway House, Edinburgh. Gold, lasting white head. Fine. It’s a standard gollden bitter, soft in the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2014
Golden-amber. Has a fairly earthy character on the nose, slightly towards the hop. Juicy and biscuity, with a lot of hop bitterness and a slightly crackery character, finishing quite dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at the Halfway House, Edinburgh) Golden color, white head. Hops and some fruity notes in aroma. Hoppy grassy flavor and with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10140) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2007
Cask conditioned at Merton Beer festival ’07. Pale amber with light head. I won’t enter the IPA argument here, but it ain’t one. Light biscuity body, some fragrant fruitiness and with a light hop finish. decent without being spectacular.

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