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

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   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
   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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2008
Loch Ness, Scotland. Bottled, 250708. Dark Brown with small white head. Aroma: Caramel and raisins. Flavor of malt and dryness of roasted barley

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4428) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 19, 2009
Bottled @ Peckhams Beerfestival. Light brown colour, off-white head. Aroma is malty and fruity. Flavour has caramel malts, some dark fruits.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (4437) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2009
Bottle in Highland House. Red with a beige head. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, roasted) and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Medium body. Fine.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2010
[500ml bottle, Appellation Wines, Edinburgh] Pours reddish brown, with a thin white head. Malty aroma with some yeast notes. More malt on the taste, a little stone fruit, caramel and nuts. Reminded me very much of their Stag - a nudge up the abv meter, maybe a little more malt on the palate, but that’s about it [23042010]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3805) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2012
50cl, exclusive Scottish brewery, from Bierzwerg Greven, not complex brew, malty and slightly bitter/roasted, easy to drink, balanced, clear, small head, simple brew

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (3148) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - APR 8, 2014
Orangebrun klar i fargen med beige skum. Karamell, melkesjokolade og malt. Søt og bitter brent karamell i smaken. Fruktig. Kort ettersmak, frisk munnfølelse.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrNosha (1675) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 18, 2016
500ml Flasche von der "Tomintoul Brewery". Braune Farbe, dünner Schaum. Röstmalz und Toffee Duft. Schöner süsslich-bitterer Geschmack.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ALLOVATE (2894) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 6, 2006
Notes are vague on this one. Tried it from the bottle and on cask at the same café in Inverness (rare, but a bonus!). Pours a sparkling, ruby chestnut with light carbonation and adorned by a thin white pad that held on tight. There is a little heather and kelp underlying its soft, woody malt and burnt toffee nose. It’s prickly in the mouth, possibly a bit too charged but this was all sorted out after a few quick swirls of the glass. A lingering puff of peat smoke joins some rough, woody and roasted malts on the palate. Sharp, raspy-bitter hops come in on the very brink of swallowing and it finishes off woody and dry. It’s a little all over the place but agreeable enough to quash the thirst. Not bad, but better from the cask. (50cL, 28/05/07, on the riverside, Inverness, Scotland)


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