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


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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2410) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Cask at Battersea Beer Festival, 10th Feb 2011. Rich coppery brown colour. Roasty, nutty, burnt nose. Drinkable best bitter but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1635) - Campinas, BRAZIL - MAR 21, 2014
Reddish amber color with nice off-white head. Aroma is a hoppy with hints of roasted malt. Flavor is balanced toffee and hoppy, Low carbonation and light body with a sweet and slight bitterness finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2168) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2014
500ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of caramel malt and red fruit, light citrus. Taste is more toffee-sweet, good orange bitter finish though. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Craft Beer Co EC1 London 20/02/14. A light amber coloured beer with a whitish head and lace. A sweetish strongish bitter but with good fruit and hop balance. Well constructed and nicely drinkable. Great drinkability.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (592) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Aroma: light bread malts. Appearance: clear dark gold, small white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: flat carbonation, malts coming up again, light bitters. Overall: nice Premium Bitter. Pint at Cask Beer Co. Clerkenwell, London.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (483) - SCOTLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Cask drunk in the West Highlands at the Barn in Lerags. Appearance and nose do an outstanding job of hiding this beer’s celestial core. Yellow shade of orangy brown sparkle with a thin whispy baldy head. Earthy chewy dry with a hint of deep perfectly restrained toffee. Beautiful long lonhg lingering bitterness which is just devine and just gently intently and firmly costs the entire inside of your mouth. Super intensity without a whiff of the extreme anywhere to be seen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zer0 (1125) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (2954) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (160) - - DEC 12, 2013
Lighter in colour, good head. Strong bitter taste. Long lingering aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
witthatsbier (154) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dEnk (3481) - 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.

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