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

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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Pasteurised versions in bottle, can and keg.

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


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2008
<b>Bottle 50cl.</b>
Clear medium amber color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, nutty, dusty, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (130908)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours golden, clear and deep amber/brown with a lacing off-white head. Dry breadish malt aroma. Flavour is dry malt breadish, slight dusty and followed by a light fruity acidic hops flavour. Goes into a mild bitterness and light acidic/citric touch.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2003
The aroma is sweet malty with caramel notes. The color is dark amber and it has a beutiful beige head. The flaver is sweet malty with loads of caramel malt and notes of straws. A really nice version of a Scotch 80/- I could drink a lot of these.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Light brown, clear ale with a pretty high carbonation and rather absent head. Extremely soft - in spite of the high CO2 - soft water? Pronounced malt-character and a touch of nuts. Has a somewhat odd tart edge. 220604

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 7, 2007
Bottlerd. Rubyish amber colour, small white head. Aroma is hops, some caramel and slightly salted notes. Flavour is slight roast, some fruits and a bit of grass. Very dry palate. Still a pleasant beer in most ways.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19325) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2002
Nut brown. Softly malty, rather sweet, and lightly roasty.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with some fruitiness. Malty fruity flavor. Has a long malty aftertaste with some bitterness.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2007
Dark ruby coloured, with a suprisingly hoppy aroma, a balanced malty fruity flavour

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13875) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2009
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel, notes of chocolate and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13598) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2005
50cl bottle from Morrisons. Dark chestnut colour with thin beige head. Malty, sulphur. Nice in mouth. Some nice yeast. Goodish finish with some more darkish malts, some fruit and toffee


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