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


on tap


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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask; Regular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13537) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 1, 2010
@ Halfway House. Dull dark amber. The aroma is actually kind of faint. Toasty, with hints of bread. There is some malty nuance, but the beer overall might be too sweet and insufficiently nuanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Cask @ Halfway House. Dark amber/auburn. Aroma of toasted baguette. Very nice flavors are rich, sweet brown sugar and dark bran muffins. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ JDW, Edinburgh airport landside, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, berry. Flavor is moderate sweet, light light berry and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100208]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3727) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 4, 2010
cask at Guildford Arms about a month ago - Pours slightly hazy amber and smells of caramel malt with a little hops. The flavor is sweet caramel malt with mild bitterness. It’s medium bodied and overall is a decent ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2009
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Pours out in a deep hazy ruby brown colour with a small fluffy white head. Soap, toasted malts, biscuits and mild peat in the aroma. Medium-bodied with touches of milky chocolate, sweet licorice, toasted malts and peat. Salty medium-bitter finish of licorice, peat and straw.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2630) - Finspång, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2009
Cask @ Akkurat, Stockholm:
Cherry red colour. Small head. Peaty caramel aroma. Flavour is peat, caramel and liquorice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Flanfl (244) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - OCT 18, 2009
Cask@Standing Order, Edinburgh. Dark brown body, with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and red berries. Flavour of coffee and red berries.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2009
Medium offwhite creamy head. Dark brown body. Fruity spicy aroma with faint vinegary caramel notes. Sweet-dryish roasty caramel and licorice taste with spicy wooden notes. Smooth, soft, mild velvety mouthfeel. Mid-bodied. Dry roasty fruity caramel taste with wooden spicy honey notes. Very mild, but incredibly drinkable. (0.25l cask, The Blue Blazer, Edinburgh.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6909) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Cask @ Blue Blazer, Edinburgh. Deep amber pour. Notes of toffee, cola, caramel malts, light peat & smoke. Creamy mouthfeel. Nice beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1816) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2009
Cask - JDW, Canterbury. A dark mahogany with a fine beige head that never completely disappeared, leaving a layer thick enough for a fair lacing. Quite vinuous on the nose, also with red berries and roasted malt. Coffee, caramel and plummy red berry flavours with a dry roasted malt and alcohol finish. Thin to medium mouthfeel with a lasting dry bitterness and a mild throat warming sensation.

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