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Cairngorm Wildcat (Bottle)

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


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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottle.
"A smooth, deep amber coloured ale with a complex malt, fruit and hop flavour. Strong and distinctive like the powerful sleek Scottish Wildcat it is named after."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (479) - SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Clear, red beer with with an off-white bubbly head. Aroma is malty and fruity. The flavour has the same fruit and malt elements as the smell, with a touch of caramel but I was also getting a very slight zesty, orange hint in the flavour and especially in the backtaste, which gives it a more refreshing edge. Quite pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tinylightsrecs (194) - - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle from Dobbies Garden Centre Newcastle. Pours very dark Ruby colour, moderate creamy head. Touch of fruit/malt -body a bit watery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (53) - SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2014
A great alternative to a draught bitter for those not able to stock it during the quiet Winter. The ale pours to a generous head and the first aromas are of sweet malt and bread yeast. The tastes are sweeter than expected from a pale ale and toasted and chocolate malt comes through. Nicely balanced with a hop bitterness that cannot be easily found in a bottle. Allows the consumption of a fair few in an evening without sticking to the palate. Carbonation is about right. Overall an enjoyable Scottish ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
allmyvinyl (3361) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2014
Bottle, over-priced, from a gift-shop in Aviemore. Pours clear brown, no head. Aromas are sweet toffee, light herbs. Taste is sweet too. Not a fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2879) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2014
500ml bottle at home - clear amber brown, lively off-white head, sweet, caramel aroma, non-existent lacing, caramel with a bit of fruit, high carbonation, nicely balanced

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12612) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
I actually saw one of these wild Highland cats in a field not far from Wick. Pretty cool - bigger than the average housecat. Light brown. Warm nutty nose. Quite nutty, sweet caramel finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Buongiorgio00 (772) - - JAN 10, 2014
Carattere prevalentemente maltato, con poca fantasia. Luppolatura leggera, discretamente ricca ma poco incisiva. Questo gatto selvatico è in relatà un dolce e inoffensivo micetto.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5876) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle from Kokkens Vinhus, Glostrup. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, dried fruit and bready notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (656) - SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle from Aldi a great high abv bitter deep Amber colour fruity flavour with toffee carmel base sweet palate but still nicely ballanced very tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5297) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle at Gordons Tearoom, Braemar. Pours clear dark amber with a big frothy off-white head. Aroma of toffee malts, bread. Taste is moderate sweet , light burnt and roasted malts, smooth and medium bodied. Nice dry bitter end,herbal and spicy.

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