Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Stout
Aviemore, Scotland


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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   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.

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gowdy's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (998) - Erskine, - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle at Delday’s house. Pours with a large head, which is slightly off white colour, actually I guess it is quite beige. A strong tasting brew. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (1512) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle@home. Pours black, tan head which went in seconds. Nose is coffee, vegetables, malty, uncooked steak. Taste is slight bitter coffee which turns into a sweetish aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
radassace (45) - SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2016
500ml bottle from Morrisons, which I picked up for £1 !!!!! Pours jet black as expected with a 2 finger tan head. Nutty sweet treackle malty creamy nose. Taste is really good; chocolate milky roasted nutty malt with a nice bitter finish. One of the nicest tasting stouts I’v had in a while, very thick mouth feel too for a 4.4 abv beer. Impressed will be buying more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WaddlingPlatypus (128) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2016
500ml bottle. Dark brown pour with a caramel head. Aroma of rich cinder toffee and roasted malt. Pale flavour of cinder toffee and syrupy treacle with cream, bolstered by a strong dark stout flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tstamba (748) - Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Tap at Winking Owl in Aviemore. Black pour with thick foamy tan head. Malt and toffee at the front, smooth sweet malt finish. Very nice stout. Paired well with the meat pie!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mice (818) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Musta olut kohtalaisella, kivasti pitsiä jättävällä beigellä vaahdolla. Tuoksu herkullisen kermainen, maitokahvinen, paahteinen sekä maitosuklainen. Maku jatkaa samalla linjalla ollen pehmeän kermainen, maitokahvinen, paahteinen ja suklainen sekä jälkimaultaan vielä paahteisuus korostuen. Keskitäyteläinen suutuntuma ja todellinen jymy-yllätys prosentteihin nähden! Loisto-ostos!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (6067) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2016
50cl bottle from Marks & Spencer, Camberley. An opaque peaty brown pour with a large tan head; caramel aroma; quite lively with a smooth creamy texture that coats the mouth, dry with a taste of well roasted barley and some milky oats; then a nutty caramel finish. A solid and satisfying milky stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steven_B (148) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2016
Pours a deep black with a slight redness to it. Large frothy head that lasts well. Aroma is roasted malts with some caramel and hints of coffee. Flavour has the malts with some chocolate notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1460) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
en har en krafig luft, smagen har lidt fylde og en en del lakrids, den skulle være brygget på kildevand.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
batneil (619) - - FEB 27, 2016
Pours black with a decent head. Mild treacle aroma. Slight bitter taste with mild malty taste and a hint of coffee. Little fizz. (K)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (6745) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2016
500 ml bottle, from Matkroken Stokka. BB date 28. April 2014. ABV is 4.4%. Black colour, moderate but lasting tan head. Sweetish malty and lightly roasty aroma, more malts and caramel than coffee, also notes of chocolate and vanilla. Smooth flavour, delightful lightly roasted quality malts, some sweetness but not too much, notes of chocolate, toast and mild coffee, moderate hops. Definitely a beer I’d buy again.

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