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Caledonian Autumn Red

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

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common

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - September to November. New for 2010.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (7057) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask at The Oval Tavern, Croydon. It pours red-amber with a decent white head. The nose is sweet, caramel, wood, dried fruits and candy. The taste is smooth, bitter-sweet, toasty, caramel, dried fruits, icing sugar, leathery and berry with a sweet sort of finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Has a somewhat artificial character about it. Typical Caley stuff. Very so-so.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump York London 19/09/14. A brown beer with a white head and lace. Sweet and toffee flavours. Typical Caley sweetness, Really not for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1224) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Cask at the Elephant and Castle W8. Ruddy brown beer. Quite sweet, hints of nuts and toffee, maybe some fruit. It’s a bit thin and the elements are slightly clunky but I thought this was tasty enough as an autumnal season.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gowdy (734) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Cask pint at The Bishopton Inn. A dark red colour also quite clear. Quite thin and not much head.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (3610) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear red-amber, thin off-white head. Light nutty aroma, some red fruit, bit chalky. Taste has more mineral notes, light fruit. Thin and forgettable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4155) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Cask @ The Westgate, Halifax. Golden with a small head and a small sweet aroma. Medium to full-bodied with a grainy taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Cask @ The Clarendon, Leicester. Reddy amber colour. Very boring beer that tastes of cardboard. And bread. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (9110) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
Cask at Top Joes, Thurso - the most northerly beer I’ve had in the UK ! 20/10/13. Clear reddish amber with a moderate off white head. Nose is bready malts, hint of Burton snatch, light fruit. Taste comprises dull fruit notes, bready malt, bread doough, paper, light toffee. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light bitterness in the finish. Mediocre.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stravale (2123) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 25, 2013
Cask @ Diggers, Edinburgh [251013]
Amber, clear, dense white head
Aroma - Slight fruity, no caley aroma here (!), but still dull
Taste - Caramel malts, soft fruits, the caley malts are back again, some soft bitter fruit,
Palate - Medium body, bit oily, bitter finish, getting a bit of a metallic linger
Overall - Another below average beer from Caledonian

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jd543 (401) - SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2013
Amber-red colour, off white head. Caramel malt, nuts. Bit too sweet, very light bitterness. OK, a bit average.


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