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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: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
CAMRA Supreme Champion 2002.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluevegie (3066) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 25, 2006
May 06. Lemony golden body, white head, lacing. Lovely citrus taste, compared to what I have been drinking it was nice to notice the hops once again. Smooth, can see why it is in a lot ot pubs. Slipped down a treat but would stop at half a dozen or so.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2006
Cask at Dog & Duck London W1 26 Apr 06. Golden colour. Fruity and bitter all the way. A top class bitter rewarding you with a long pleasant aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biz82 (1328) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Cask at the Beehive in Brixton. Tripped out pub with a crowd of thugged out Africans. Musty old hop aroma. A bit watery but with a nice juicy malt and hop flavor. Very smooth. Actually quite good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2006
Cask at Warrington Hotel, London. Golden color. Fresh aroma with fruity hops, aromatic maltiness, orange and minerals. Light bodied and smooth. Clean flavor with nice aromatic maltiness and some goldings hop aroma. Aromatic maltiness as well as light fruitiness and bitterness in the finish. Suprisingly tasty for a beer with less than 4 % abv.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6895) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2006
(Cask at Island Queen, Islington, London 21 Apr) Pale amber colour with frothy white head. Fruity nose with citrus (mandarin, orange) and some malt. Malty and fruity taste, light body and a long, dry, hoppy finish. A nice, well balanced and refreshing bitter, slightly thin maybe.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorqui (2142) - Brescia, ITALY - APR 22, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2007 Cask at The Angel & Crown (Strand - London).
Orange clearly colo, much limpid one. Light and evanescent head. Fresh and light scent of withered grape, straw and fresch malt. A lot smooth and dry taste, determined and persistent bitter. Light alcoholic rumors only on the end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caesar (5771) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2006
Cask: Colchester, some CAMRA bar. Clear orange color, short head. Sweet aroma of apple and hops. Sweet taste, fruity, some apple with a bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2006
Cask at The Burleigh Arms, Cambridge. Quite a frothy head, which dispearses quickly. Sweet aroma, and sweet, slightly fruity taste. Fizzy on the tongue.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2006
CASK at Charlies Copenhagen. Golden colour with a small white head. Malty, floral hop aroma and a bitter dry floral hop taste. Medium body with a sweet bitter dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tobias10 (99) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2006
Cask : The Fat Cat, Norwich. A lovely easy drinking beer with such a suprising balance and depth for such a low ABV beer.


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