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Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Stout
Aviemore, Scotland

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Bottle - Pasteurised.

A Scottish stout with a wonderful rich dark colour. A smooth full bodied beer with subtle bitterness giving way to late sweetness and underlying roast barley hints.

Only ratings of the bottled version should be entered here. The cask version has a separate entry.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - APR 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours a pitch black beer with a beige/lightbrown head. The aroma is malt, roasted, fruit, licorice and ashes. The flavor is malt, roasted, licorice and notes of smoke. The palate is malt and some smoke. Overall this beer is just above average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 14, 2010
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and tobaco. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate and coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5267) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 13, 2010
500 ml bottle, gift from Scotland.. Pours almost black, with a big frothy tan head. Aroma of weak roasted malts. Same with the taste, which also ends nice and dark, coffee, even some smoked notes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11058) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 2, 2010
Black with a lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, licorice, some dried fruit and a hint of smoke. Sweet roasted flavour again with a little smoke

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13901) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2010
Bottle @ Liva. Pours dark small -nearly black with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose and taste is sweet and mild roast, coffee and caramel. Vaguely roasted and smokey. Low carbonation. Smooth and medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 20, 2010
Bottled 50cl. Definitely a rather dark appearance. Buttery chocolatey nose with hints of candy sugar- inviting. Decent appreciable taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Clear dark red brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, burnt, smoke - peat- meat, chocolate notes, wood and vanilla notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091119]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (3718) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2009
Bottle in Highland House. Black with a light brown head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, licorice) and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Medium body. Very fine. My 1900th rating.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FrankJohansen (3602) - Sabro, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2009
Bottle. Black colour wtih a nice beige head. Rich aroma and taste of roasted malts, and licorice with a semi bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2009
From the Bottle at Chris O’s, GBBF Week 09/08/2008 Roast aroma. Black and a little rich on the palate with a crisp and dry burnt roast finish.


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