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


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Bottle: Filtered
Flying Scotsman is a sophisticated full flavoured premium bitter beer combining the best barley from the north and robust southern hops. Profoundly malty in aroma but balanced with hints of raisiny spiciness and toasty dryness. Fresh, slightly citrus tang with a rich rounded finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
worldbeertaste (1787) - West Midlands, - OCT 20, 2012
Copper amber with a lacy thin white lasting head. Deep smell of caramel malt, plum, figs and light toasted malt. Defiantly smells better than the taste. Medium thin body. Tastes of malt and dried fruit. Slight stale skunky elements, lager cardboard bitterness. Almond and citrus finish. Not really special or good. Disbalanced

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (7724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2016
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear brown with a thick white head. Aromas of metal, malt. Taste is malt, more metal on the finish. Not great.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (198) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Bursztynowe o niskiej bialej pianie ktora szybko znika. W zapachu delikatne chmiele. W smaku pelne zycia....cytrust owoce chmiel lekko slodkie ale o zdecydowanym chmielowym fibiszu. Uwarzone aby uwiecznic odbudowe i renowacje Latajacego Szkota ..pociagu legendy.ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (1126) - ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber. Thick white head. Noise is toffee with hints of citrus fruit. Taste is a nice orange zest citrus. A little lemon. Some toffee in there. Marmalade and quite tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beeebon (354) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Pours brown, like any other standard bottled bitter. Aroma is biscuity malt, vegetable musk, slight toffee, metallic and hops. Medium sweet and mild medium bitter taste. A little too carbonated. Pretty bland but drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jamestulloch (2681) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber/brown body with a thin off-white head. Low carbonation. Very faint lacing. Aroma of twigs, earth, mushroom and cooked hops. Flavour of tea, lightly roasted malts and wood. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft fizz. Weak in all departments.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redders1974 (553) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Nice bitter pour Amber with small dirty looks hite head some caramel and spice in taste nice all rounder.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrJamesMcEwan (200) - SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2015
* Bottle. Pours dark amber, with a white head. * Aroma is medium, malty, rasin, spicy & dry. * Palate is medium body, fine carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Tastse bittersweet malt, dried fruit & honey. * Finish is bitter, then sweet & dry. * Overall bittersweet, malty & dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (501) - Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Pours clear amber, medium white head. Lots of malt and herbs in aroma. Medium bitter. Dry finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sarauckelman (324) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Clear amber with scummy head. Round malty aroma; round malty flavor very strong without being too sweet, and with nice hints of grain. Rather dry on the finish. A beer that makes me happy to drink it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
coffee, orange, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, thin feel, lively, bitter, A genuine nice all round bitter not bad at all for a cupboard filler

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