Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Stout
Aviemore, Scotland


on tap

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Migmar (255) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Black with medium frothy head. Coffee-like, slightly burnt. Light bitterness. A bit watery in the end, but rather pleasant soft stout nevertheless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2927) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle at bar. Black color, white head. Bittersweet taste with roasted malts, honey, rum, coffee, nuts and liquorice. Bitter finish with coffee and nuts. Excellent scottish stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
Svart farve med kremet beige skum. Lukt av malt, kaffe og frukt. Smak av malt, sjokolade, karamell og frukt. Supermarked.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (3329) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
God duft av lakris, sjokolade og kaffe. Kremet fyldig skumm. Dyp sort farge. God smak av lakris og kaffe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (6333) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
50cl bottle, bb05/14. Dark brown with a brown head. Lactose, roasted, sweetish aroma. Flavor has roasted malt, nuts, sweetness. Finish is dry and quite ashy. Drinkable, light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8036) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2013
50 cl bottle @ Töysä. BBE 28.05.2014, rated on 06.07.2013
Aroma has British hops, toffee, some licorice and hints of smoke. Flavour has British hops too. Also toffee, somewhat salty licorice, coffee and hints of ash. The roasted notes are nice, the salty and British aromas are not.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TET (2591) - Kaarina, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2013
A colablack colour, a head is medium and beige. The nose of chocolate, balanced roastiness and some bread, also hint of vegetables. Taste is balanced between roastiness and other nuancees, lactose, black coffee and some bitterness in the end. Almost medium bodied, low and small-bubbled carbonation, smooth to drink. Stout with lots of flavours. Balanced and not too burned.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1654) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle shared with ClubGonzo. Has a black colour with a small beige head. Great roasted notes in the aroma along with nuts and some coffee. Nice and light. The taste is also good with roasted tones, nuts, coffee and dark wood. Mouth feel is smooth and silky, and has a light bitterness. A decent and nice well balanced stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7251) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2013
Medium brown head. Nearly opaque black body shows clear dark brown at edges, with visible carbonation. Roasty earthy metallic aroma with mealy chocolatey notes. Dry-sweet earthy fruity roasty taste with chocolatey dusty notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish earthy roasty dusty aftertaste with wooden chocolatey bready notes. Really nice, and highly drinkable. Full of flavour, too. (0.5l bottle, Meny Strømmen Storsenter.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
DarkShadow (1) - GERMANY - APR 25, 2013 does not count
Stout as it should be: lovely sweetness, caramel and roasted malt with soft bitterness.

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