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Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Bitter
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.

Russet-brown best bitter with a malty fruit aroma and a good balance of dryness.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2007
Cask at Tennent’s Bar, Glasgow. An amber beer with a dense orange head. The aroma is sweet malty with light notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, leading to a slightly bitter finish. A somewhat boring beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - SEP 9, 2007
(Kuikka, Helsinki). Darkish amber, smooth head. Caramel, tea and a bit of thin instant coffee. Not much bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2007
Cask at The Barony, Edinburgh. Amber colour. Bit of caramel and tea-like hops in flavour with diacetyl notes, making the mouthfeel smooth and buttery. Low bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Colour is clear amber, the head is mediumsized and white. Leaves a lot of lace. Aroma is caramel, nectar, fruits and some wood. Flavour is wooden, fruity, hoppy. Mainly dark fruits in aftertaste. Wellbalanced and nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10061) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at The Barony, Edinburgh) Amber color, creamy offwhite head. Toffee aroma, creamy, milky, chocolate and some butter. Malty flavor, some toffee here as well. Fruity and a bit milky.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19194) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
Cask at Tennent’s Bar, Glasgow. Dark amber. Chocolatey nose. Sweet and fruity. Medium bodied with soft mouthfeel. Notes of cocoa powder and milk. Low bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask at GBBF. Amberish colour with a reasonable off white head. Standard bitter fayre but with lashings of caramel. Almost too much. Sticky finish that eventually turns bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6134) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the Hope & Anchor, Bristol 11/8/07. Copper coloured with a slight, off-white head that left a lot of lacing. Aroma of sweet malt and red fruit. Flavour was also sweet, almost caramelised with a bitter finish that prevented it becoming cloying. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2007
Copper beer with a lasting creamy head. Caramel, malt, bisquit, toffee aroma. Slightly sweet with a dry and lightly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (8737) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2007
Cask (Drymen): Pale amber coloured, small and persistent off-white head; moderate fruity (peaches) and malty nose; solid bitter flavour, light bodied; traces of sweet malt and toasted malt in the mainly dryish bitter, lingering finish. Fine, well crafted stuff...........


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