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Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available filtered in bottle.
This is a strong traditional ale with intense malt flavours and a citrus hop aroma. A very smooth beer with a well-rounded, distinctly "moreish" finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden. Aroma is citrusy, toast, some nuts and pine. Taste is moderate bitter and light sweet. Good balance, nice hops. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3722) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Amber in colour, not much head. Has a mix of a small orange citrus taste with an obvious grain quality.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (318) - - DEC 12, 2013
Lighter in colour, good head. Strong bitter taste. Long lingering aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
witthatsbier (220) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2013
light malty aroma light copper colour thin cream head,sweet malt dominates little balancing bitterness little finish thin for a beer of its strength,overall a very average beer,this brewery can do so much better,really think they try to make too many different styles the dark one in particular just don,t work

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dEnk (3775) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle @ 2nd tuesday tasting. Aroma is big caramel, some english hops, low in carbonation, some bread. Flavour is quite bitter on the tongue, but mostly caramel and bready notes. Light fruity hop note.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4231) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle at De Molen, November 2013 Second Tuesday Tasting. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is rich hoppy caramel. The flavour is medium bitter. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a thin texture. The palate is metallic bitter with a short bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4922) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle shared at the De Molen monthly tasting. Pours clear amber with a small off white head. Aroma of fudge, malt, toffee, citrus and a slight fruitiness. Flavour is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5174) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2013
Sample at the molen monthly tasting. Thin white head. Clear golden amber pour. Malty taste. Nice bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3199) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2013 Poured a clear light amber with a dense white head. Aroma of general hoppy bitterness and caramel malt. medium body, seemed a bit green. Flavour of sweet hops, some bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flip_soeperman (583) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
Nice malty hoppy beer. Some Amarillo aroma with breadiness. Good bitterness with a nice medium body. Very well made balanced beer with some good character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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