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


on tap

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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask: Regular.
CAMRA Supreme Champion 2002.

a_cross' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_cross (623) - Poole, Dorset, - NOV 15, 2012
Gold, thin frothy head; earthy aroma; grainy malt flavour at first, leading to a hoppy, dry finish; slight sulphuric tinge permeates throughout (this example was possibly slight past its best); easy drinking, but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1690) - Campinas, BRAZIL - DEC 19, 2014
Clear Amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is floral hops and fruity. Citrus notes as orange and lemon. Flavor is quite sweet, hints of Malt and caramel with a nice bitterness at end. Low carbonation with s medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone 4S

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tarosama (57) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Clear golden colour. Nice head retention, nice flowery hop and right amount of bitterness. Pleasant finish. Drinkable all night when served from freshly opened cask.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Iznogud (840) - CROATIA - NOV 14, 2014
Cask at the Last Drop, Edinburgh. Pours golden with small white head. Caramel malty and bit spicy. Bland and boring. Disappointment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask at the Ghillie Dhu. Pours light orange, nose is light fruit, buttery, taste is similar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jow (2263) - New York, USA - AUG 18, 2014
So this on tap all over Edinburg but my rating is from drunken walkabout. Gold pour with faint hops aromas. Tastes are all middle the road hopping characteristics. Citrus and pine but subdued. Bitter palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hohops (355) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Pours amber and clear, a foamy white covering which diminishes completely. Malty and fruity aromas, hint of lemon, smooth tasting with a caramel finish. Solid bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Don2711 (157) - - AUG 11, 2014
Bit too mild and bland for me. Not enough going on to keep me interested. Good appearance though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (869) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Pours clear golden colour with minimal head. Aroma of grass and mild lemony fruits. Flavour of malts, hay, lemon, fruits and herbs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2431) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2014
Classic Scottish beer, launched in the ’90s to remember brewer Robert Deuchars. Thin but stable head, colour a warm golden blonde with orange hue. Fruity aroma, apple, peach, orange peel, malty background, some peppery hops; taste begins fruity, soft maltiness, sweetish, ending in a herbal, quite strong hop bitterness. Stylistically to be regarded as an IPA in the original, British sense of the word, it seems, but in that sense different from the American-style IPA’s we are more acquainted with nowadays.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (1758) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
A good low alcohol bitter with lots of flavor. Pours a hazy orange with a frothy three fingers of white head. Sweet citrus and grass hops with light spiced notes. Mild caramel and honey sweetness with light lemon notes. Grainy malts on the finish

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