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

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.


Ethereal's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2421) - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (337) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2016
500ml bottle. Amber colour with a good off-white head. Aroma is fruity malts and hops, caramel, toffee. Taste follows suit with sweet fruity malt and hop flavours, citrus, caramel, toffee. Mildly bitter finish. Smooth. One of my favourite bitters so far.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (2030) - Granollers, SPAIN - JAN 4, 2016
Cervesa on destaquen tant en gust com en aroma els tocs a caramel i a galeta que la fan molt agradable de beure. Cerveza dónde destacan tanto en sabor como en aroma los toques a caramelo y a galleta que la hacen muy agradable de beber.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Tulip. Supplier: Small Bar (Bristol). Orangey golden. Bitter with light body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (5587) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at CPK, London. It pours a It pours a clean copper color with small off-white head. Aroma is biscuity and grainy, with light bread and spices. Taste is medium crispy and lightly sweet, with grains, caramel and biscuit. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, decent bitter

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (1451) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear pale amber colour with a foamy off white head. Aroma is fruity of red berries, strawberry jam, biscuit, some honey, very subtle pine and slight herbal hops. Taste of strawberry jam, red berries, a little cranberry, some honey, caramel and slight herbal hops. Light bodied and a slightly oily texture. A sweetish, fruity, strawberry finish. This is quite sweet for a ESB, very fruity with only a subtle bitterness. Good but lacks balance.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mortlach (1775) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 5, 2015
Handpump @Bir&Fud (Rome). Pours deep golden/light amber with a medium to little head. Aroma of solvent, grass, lemon, biscuits. Flavour is light sweet with a light bitter end. Light body, light carbonation. Forget it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (8206) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2015
Amber coloured and almost clear. Has a white head. Sweet aroma, notes of caramel. Hoppy, herbal notes. Flavor starts sweet, toasted bread and finish bitter.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3120) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
500ml bottle from brewery via eebria. Deep gold colour with a thick foamy head. Aroma is very light malt. Taste has a touch of citrus and malt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (14133) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle, 4.8%. Clear dark amber with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, toasted caramel, fruit, hop and biscuit. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, toasted, fruit, hop, biscuit, medium bitter with notes of grapefruit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15580) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Cask at the CP&K, Pimilcow, 12/12/14. Clear golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is oaty, malt forward, caramel, biscuit, light spice. Taste comprises light citric peel, wooded, light spice, biscuit malt, straw. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close. Decent ESB.


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