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Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Bitter
Aviemore, Scotland
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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised bottle.
A pleasant mahogany coloured best bitter, malt predominating, gives a satisfying fullness of flavour. A glass or two of "Nessie’s Monster Mash" is a must before seeking an audience with the monster. The legendary monster is a source of constant speculation and rumour as he watches from his lair deep in the dark and mysterious depths of majestic Loch Ness.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (12989) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2006
Bottled on board of "Jacobite Queen" @Loch Ness. Dark brown, decent creamy tan head. Woody, salty-hoppy nose. Malty toffeish with hints of licorice and oak. Mildly hoppy in the aftertaste - nice malty background.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4359) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2006
Session weight, generally smooth drinking. Good malting. I really enjoyed the aroma - some hints of vanilla over peat, lots of yeastiness. Moderate to slightly heavy bittering, roasty. Good bottle and label, dark woody beer with a nice thin ale head. Finishes with some assertiveness in the acidity department. The two prominent flaws that the beer had was its trailing acidity and the thinnish mouth, but I certainly wouldn’t turn down another.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2006
Malty aroma, maybe roasted. Taste is similar, maybe a watered down wildcat with a hint of heather.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - DEC 7, 2005
some friends brought this over from scotland for me. poured deep brown with a tan-mushroom head. malty wet nose with roasted nut essence. mouth continues the same malted toffee flavors not particulary sweet but non impressive on the palate. needs more substance and less water.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scotty (1060) - SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2005
Good lookin’ beer, good tight white head, leaves a nice lace down the glass. Soft sweet malty nose with a hint of hops..nice! Quite thin on the palate, initially good malt but that fades very quickly and leaves little in the way of a finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Geuzelambix (243) - København, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2005
A beer with a nice dark colour and good looking foam. I was not too carzy about the taste of it though. It seemed to lack a little in the finnish and it did not have the full body that one could hope to find in a good ale. While it was not a bad beer I would prefer to drink the porter from the same brewery.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2005
Hazy amber colour with a big baige head. Sweet fruity malty aroma and taste. dry. Light body and a light dry finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29828) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2005
A hazy amber beer with a small collapsing beige head. The aroma is sour and fruity. The flavor is malty with notes of roasted bread and overripe fruit, leading to a dry end. But the body is thin.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2005
Amber color with a off white head. The taste is a sweet dry sourness with a ugly and rather boring palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2005
Dark amber with small off white head. Malty and sweet aroma. Flavor is malty with some caramel sweetness and a slightly bitter finish.


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