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


on tap


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Regular.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeanF (1939) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - SEP 15, 2013
Poured from a cask on hand at the Inverness airport. Has no aroma to speak of, eery really. Pours with a perfect head, solid as a rock, and a fine brown-copper body. Flavour is a nice sweet malt and hazelnut flavour with a dry finish. Its very tasty and highly sessionable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
Burnley Beer Festival. Mahogany coloured with a small bubbly head and light texture. Has some caramel in its aroma but more of a general bitterness for taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (4231) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 16, 2013
Tap at Angleterre, Helsinki. Originally rated 08052012. Colour is copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Sweetness, caramel and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 6, 2012
The head is good, the body brown-red. The taste is a bit barley, malty, a bit fruity-raisin, fruity-hoppy, little bit bitter but more hoppy -> interesting. 11/11/11/12/-/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4019) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2012
Cask by handpump at Henglers Circus, Glasgow - clear mahogany ale, creamy tan head, roasted malt aroma, sweet, toffee / caramel, a bit cold but very smooth

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2012
4th February 2010
Chelmsford Winter Fest. Clear dark amber beer. Lightly sour - semi raw malt. A little insipid hop. Struggling with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (1116) - ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2012
Cask. Rich rusty brown with a health cream head. Musty malt nose. Mild carbonation. Roasty fruits. Plum, raisins. Decent mid finish with some chocolate twang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (15280) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2012
Cask at The Archibald Simpson, JDW, Aberdeen. Pours clear russet with a doamy, light beige head. Lightly toasted malt aroma with hints of caramel. Hello there, nice flavor! Has a nice, roasted toffee character, with some creamy caramel, hints of coffee and cocoa, mild leafy bitterness. Medium bodied with fine, smooth carbonation. Sweet, bready finish, lightly bitter, some creamy caramel, hints of ripe fruits, light vanilla, light bitterness. A very decent bitter, this.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jvhemert (363) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2011
Cask at Caley Sample Rooms AROMA: caramel APPEARANCE: golden, clear, minimal head TASTE: medium sourness, lightly bitter PALATE: light body, thin feel OVERALL: very thing beer, sour with hints of caramel. Not one to repeat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1506) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - NOV 22, 2011
First tasted this way back at the Paisley Beer Festival in March 1994. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear garnet red in colour with a thin white head. Slight hint of caramel in the short aroma. Thin but milky mouthfeel and good lacing. Mixed malts give a sweet maltloaf flavour with syrupy raisins, black grapes and buttery toffee. Slight hop prickle evident in the short aftertaste. Finish is robust and malty with sweet vinous fruit and oak cask coming through. A decent session bitter.

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