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Brewed by Cuillin
Style: Bitter
Isle of Skye, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.


melonfarmer's rating

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
melonfarmer (7) - - MAR 25, 2013
Helloooo taste? Erm... Looks good enough, aroma is bland nutty. Flavour non existent. Just give me something. Fizzy brown water. Guys either up the malt character or buy some hops. Poor. 500ml bottle, Portree.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DroolYeast (213) - Odder, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2014
50 cl bottle. Earthy malty aroma, fruit sweetness. Amber brown colour with white head. Tiny lasting. Moderate malty sweetness, light bitterness, some fruity hops. Finish is light sweetness with some bitterness. Watery texture. Medium body. Lively carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (6713) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle from Tomlinsons. It pours dark amber with minimal head. The nose is toasty, earth, leather, dried fruits and caramel. The taste is caramel, dried fruits, toast, mild tang and dull cocoa with a dryish. Light+ body and low/no carbonation. A bit flat and dull. So-so.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
Golden brown. Smells rotten and a bit sour. Body at least has a cleaner tartness. Sweet malts have a touch of brown sugar character.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
Bottled. Clear amberish brown, brief head. Grassy nose with some ripe fruit. Light bodied with crisp mouthfeel. Slenderish and drinkable with low-medium bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (8290) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle shared on the train from Wick to Thurso, from Tomlinsons, 20/10/13. Clear copper with a decent off white head. Nose is bready malts, cereal, apple skin, earthy, biscuit, toffee. Taste comprises light vegetal notes, faint toffee, grain, bready malts, cardboard, brown bread. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish. The twigometer was rising into amber on this one - not one to head back for !

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Lock Inn, Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Amber with white head. A fairly standard bitter, dry with a peachy note, quite malty and slightly earthy. Just what was required after a 22 mile walk.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5226) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle from Cairngorm brewery shop. Pours clear copper with a big creamy white head. Aroma of musty and nutty malts. Taste is light sweet caramel malty, dries up at the end with some nice hops, good bodied for the abv.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2467) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2013
In bottle in various places all over sky - the first was at the Claymore Restaurant in Broadford. This is a really well made amber/bitter - plenty of apple and toffee on nose and taste, good texture, nice refreshing finish. Truly a journey for the palate to experience.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Muggus69 (1174) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2010
Cask Deep bronze body, creamy thick white head. Aroma of rich toffee and spice hop, much the same on the body with a medium bitterness to finish. Full body, stickiness about the texture. Nice malt driven ale.


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