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

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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Filtered bottle and can.
Solid gold colour with a firm, smooth body. Has a dry, delicate hop finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrJamesMcEwan (48) - SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2014
Pours slightly cloudy, amber colour, with a thick head that settles into a steady thin head. Aroma of orange, honey and bread. Taste is malty, honey, citrus/orange, bitter and slightly bitter at the end. Palate has medium carbonation. A refreshing beer, relatively easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndrewC (328) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Once upon a time this was in every pub in the world. Now I rarely see it. This was a bottle from Waitrose and it was perfectly good. Still, the best pint I ever had was in a pub under the Forth Bridge.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cantabrian (848) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 16, 2014
Not bad as it seems at the first sip. Aroma is very feeble, with malt and honey. Flavour is malty, quite sweet, with a mild fruity bitterness. There’s grass, straw bakery byproducts and boiled vegetables in the background, but nothing serious that could spoil the crispness of this nice beer. Do not expect a New World-type of IPA, but an old, rather "historical" Old World mellow ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlantCityJax (22) - Plant City, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Pint can on East Coast rail to Leeds. Amber in color, nice drink ability. Not overly bitter but enough to give it some flavor. -via BBapp

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
campbega (70) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
500ml bottle from Waitrose. Unspectacular beer but drinkable. Pours a clear amber, fairly carbonated. Aroma slightly citrussy. Bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7847) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanoi (419) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle. Surprisingly nice green hop herbal nose, which fades too fast leaving cereal. Taste its green hops and herbal notes with light cereal and a little citrus. Finish is a little butterscotch. Above average supermarket beer.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
s_hartshorne (1490) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle asda. Clear amber colour frothy white head bits of lacing. Aroma is weak caramal malts. Taste is sweet caramal malts with slight hoppy bitter finish. Medium body quite stong carbonation. Pretty dull but nothing offensive.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Derbeth (343) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is caramel, herbal hops. Amber colour, hazy, minimal head. Medium bitterness. Light body, soft carbonation. Easy to drink, a good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dEnk (3833) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle @ Caravan. Aroma is faint malt, slight caramel, even more faint hops. Flavour has a light hop bitterness and a little more flavour, malt has some caramel. Lawnmower.


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