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


on tap

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask; Regular.

   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 (2827) - 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 (627) - Lyon, 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 (7307) - 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 (7020) - 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 (1972) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2008
Half pint, hand pulled and well kept cask at Guildford Arms. Good looking with its deep golden brown body, and a thin head that laces moderately around the glass. Smell of sweet malts followed by a flavour of leafy hops and some hints of caramel malts. Rounded bitter endnotes. Edinburgh, 23.10.2008.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
From cask at Food of the Walk. Pours clear and golden orange with fully dimished off-white head. Light breadish and towards roasted malt aroma. Light malty and sight roasted initial flavoured with a light bitterness coming through. Smooth and slight malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2008
Edinburgh, Scotland. Cask, 250708. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma and flavor is malty with notes of caramel and red berries. Medium bitterness

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobinlondon (1292) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2008
Handpulled cask at Red Lion, Isleworth. Deep brown with an off-white head. Heavy malt accent in the scotish style. Gentle bitter hop finish. Pretty good.

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