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

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
Lovely hoppy aroma but not overpowering. Very dark amber appearance. Always tastes nicer when it's bought for you as a present by a great friend :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
mutz (836) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2013
Uit een flesje.Amberkleurig. Zoete geur,wat mout, muffig. Smaakt muffig, weinig spannend.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabjork (688) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2006
Bottled. Ruby amber in colour. Minor beige head. there is a malty and rich aroma with ints of caramel. The flavour is burnt malty with a sweet caramel like taste. There is a sweet and dry aftertaste. Thanks to tbone_ for this one.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GSAP (675) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2013
Gedroogd fruit en zuurdesem als aroma. Smaak is mat, richting verrijkt pils.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ERB92 (619) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2013
Caramel, bread and hint of dried fruits and rubber in the aroma. Golden brown with a white head. Medium sweet and bitter. light to medium body with a soft carbonation. The finish is quite dry. Overall a nice bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (604) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2010
50cl bottle, label as shown. Pours a clear hazelnut brown with a medium-sized light beige head. Good retention, decent lacing. Aroma of ripe plums, toffee and bready malt. Medium-bodied bitter with a solid, smooth mouth feel. Very moderate carbonation. Velvety and comforting. :=) Characterful flavour of caramel, roasted malt and some barnyard notes. Bitterness increases towards the finish. Moderately bitter, lingering after taste. A smooth and satisfying bitter, more complex and rewarding than many. Down the hatch - next one, please!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2008
Bottle at the Sconser Lodge- Pours Mahagony pours mahagony brown with large frothy head. nose is toast, orange peel, toffee, butter, taste is very light berries, yogurt, and toasty crisp dry finish. nothing exciting.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgreb (409) - Marburg, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2008
on tap - dark brown beer with beige head. Sour aroma. Not very sweet but sour flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
themightyjag (397) - - JUN 2, 2014
500ml bottle from the brewery shop. Frothy off white nose, good lacing. Body is a gorgeous dark amber with a hint of ruby. Nose is sweet and nutty. Flavour is more of the same, a little bitterness on the finish but it doesn't last long. Mouthfeel is a little thin, medium carbonation. Decent but lacks the depth of some of the other Cairngorm brews. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaziopiwosz (384) - Warszawa / Wałbrzych, POLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Very bitter with cherry nutes. Full palate. Very bitter, hoppy finish. White foam, stays for long on top. Red-like colour.


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