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Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Bitter
Aviemore, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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 "Nessieís 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.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2006
Dark brown with a beige head. Quite a faint malt aroma, so the strong, sweet, smokey malt taste is a surprise. Too much fizz. Slight bitterness, but the sweet malt lingers

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3862) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
On bottle from Meny Oslo City. Copper colored, good foam. Aromas of malt, dried fruit; medium intensity. Medium body & complexity. Some sweetness, ok balance. Enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3763) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2012
50cl bottle from Glen Moray distillery shop. Pours a very dark amber with a nice head. The nose has fruit cake and hints of ginger. The taste has fruit loaf which turns into ginger bread in the finish. The palate is medium bodied with a creamy texture and a clean and quite bitter finish. Overall, a well made ale.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (3742) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 20, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2013 500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Clear dark brown with massive head. Grassy toffee malt aroma. Mild treacle toffee flavour. A bit harsh on palate. Not great.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2013
0.5l bottle. This is a clear light cola brown one with a good looking big light brown head thatís leaving some serious lacing on the sides of the glass. On the aroma it has a good cola sweetness. Could of course be the imagination, but I clearly smell old still cola here. Also, it has a light herbal tone, almost grassy. Not extreme, a bit sticky sweet and definitely not bad. Itís really thin and watery on the mouthfeel unfortunately. Wasnít expecting a full-bodied experience, but this was really thin stuff. Flavors however is quite nice. Lots of internal, thin sweet, really earthy flavors with traces of both cocoa, bitter almonds, chocolate, light roasted malts, really thin coffee and biscuits. Mmhhh, lots of flavor packed in a really thin beer. Iím enjoying it more and more, and itís really lightdrinkable. Not bad. 24.04.2013

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3549) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch - clear amber brown, thin bubbly white head, weak malty aroma, fruity, nutty malt flavour, slight metallic taste, bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (3526) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2013
50cl bottle from Meny GrÝnland. Pours dark amber with an off-white head. Malty aroma with some toasty notes, dried fruits, caramel and hints of hops. Medium sweet and malty with a mild bitterness in the finish. Lightly bitter aftertaste. Quite ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3403) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, caramel and toffee, faint roasted malt. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and toffee, faint roasted malt. Finish is average, malty and sweetish, caramel, and some roasted malt. Caramel sweetish bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (3165) - California, USA - MAY 5, 2011
5 May 2011, bottle. amber, clear w/ steady bubble and a foamy tan head. nose is a slightly yeasty, nutty malt. med body and slightly fizzy. Actually a decent amber ale. has a bit of a woody element that is a bit drying w/ some bitterness that doesnít have any real hop flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2977) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 19, 2012
Bottle. Clear Amber with a medium head. Aroma is a fruity malt, towards wine. Dry malty flavour with some fruity and light hop. Finish is dry sweet


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