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


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RATINGS: 424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Filtered bottle and can.
Solid gold colour with a firm, smooth body. Has a dry, delicate hop finish.

JohnCook101's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnCook101 (535) - - DEC 4, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours light copper with a very thin head. A little darker in colour than expected. Mild, fresh aroma. Slightly floral with moderate to strong hops and a light sweetness. Mild malt and a moderately long finish thatís not too sharp. Not quite as smooth as Iíd hoped but well balanced and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnicolaescu (2054) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 19, 2016
BOTTLE 50 CL. Grayish-amber and clear, creamy ivory head. Aroma: white bread crust, soda water-like fruity perfume, some stale fruit. Taste: muddy fruit and traces of grains and cardboard. Lightly astringent rather than bitter finish. Pretty bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hatzer (162) - Nuneaton, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Refreshing but not tasting the ipa not hoppiness if anything dry like a martini x

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
realadam (130) - HUNGARY - AUG 10, 2016
I really liked this beer, itís not too bitter (only the finish) and is very refreshing. The aroma is pretty hoppy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abarthman (1) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2016 does not count
A solid session IPA - light, hoppy and tasty. Brewery is almost next door to me, so it has been a long time favourite of mine that I use as the benchmark for judging other IPAs. Widely available in most shops and supermarkets in Scotland, so it is a perfect fall-back when there is nothing more exotic or interesting available. A perfect ale for introducing lager drinkers to the world of real ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 2, 2016
Bottle at a restaurant in Edinburgh. pours a clear orange with some frothy, white head. Nose is pleasant, orange, light tangerine, some soap, some herbs, a little bit of honey sweetness. Flavor is orange, light biscuit, some marmelade, a little honey, some mild grasses. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Steffan (67) - WALES - JUL 15, 2016
Fresh fruity aroma, head that dissipates quickly leaving plenty of lacing. A murky dark yellow hue. Medium bitter taste like well a bitter in fact and too much yeast, not an IPA, tastes like a sticky sweet fuggles bitter . A most confused drink. Not to try again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (1966) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle at Henley Festival, 6th July 16. Pours a dark amber. Aroma gives some sweetness and some hops. Taste has hops, come bitterness, quite rounded. Not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickel (1004) - - JUN 28, 2016
Interesting aroma of flowers and honey. Taste is weak for american ipa and rather typical for british: low bitterness, tart, strong malt component

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6685) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle shared by a friend, medium sample. Clear amber color, short frothy head. Aroma of caramel and toffee, slight fruity notes. Soft bitter in taste, caramelly sweetness, bit toffee, some toast. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sorintanase1 (1) - ROMANIA - MAY 12, 2016 does not count
itís got that thing that makes you want to drink another one after youíve finished the first. Great beer.

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