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

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available filtered in 500ml dark glass bottles.
A robust ale, with reddish mahogany colour and warm roasted malt flavours. Fruity hop aromas generate a distinctive character to this beer.


2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOBBDrinker (66) - - MAR 21, 2013
A lively light chestnut bitter from fyne ales. This ale is not particularly strong, but is a pleasant drink, with a light cream to tan head this beer is a simple dark bitter. It has a subtle fruity aroma but is overpowered by malt and hop. Unfortunately the fruit has no role in the beer but the hops and malts compliment each other very well to make an overall good bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2013
500cl Bottle @ Scotland trip. Brown coloured beer with no carbonation and a small brown head. Special light roasted hinted aroma. medium palate. Finish is light sweeter malty with a longer bitter sweet ending. medium.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1780) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Cask at Three Tuns, Dronfield - Ruby colour with your standard bitter head. Light slightly floral nose, some brown sugar. The taste is very much of a classic bitter. Some caramel, nuttiness. A bit rustic, nice dry finish. This pint plays it straight as a bitter, though that’s not a bad thing. it was very well put together.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (5580) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell 1 Nov 12. Mørk gyldenbrun. Lavt skum. God plommearoma. Smaken plommer & druer. Lite annet. Grei.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (3905) - Linz, AUSTRIA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle: Aroma has notes of dark sugar, malt and hops. Brown color, brownish head. Flavor is maly, caramelic, roasted malt and hops. Hoppy, bitter end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15008) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2012
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico - 14/12/12. Dark chestnut brown with a thin of white head that retains well. Good lacing follows. Nose is caramel malt, dark toffee, light spice. Taste follows, caramel malt, biscuit. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (1210) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2012
Reddy brown beer sampled in West kirk strong malt flavor with taste of red fruits satisfying mouth feel in this well rounded bitter

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10006) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2012
Half, cask at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell Clear dark brown. Low but stable, off-white head. Aroma contains dusty hops added by a backdrop of tart berries. Tart and sweet flavour of caramel malts, toffee and berries. Gentle bitter ending. Nice British bitter (London, 01.11.2012).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11728) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Bierzwerg.de. Pours deep red chestnut with a small, staying, creamy, white head. Aroma has caramel, lightly toasted, mild chocolate, piney. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is mild, caramel, milky chocolate, firm piney bitterness. A fine drink

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (870) - SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2012
A dark, reddish beer with a thick off-white head and a fruity aroma. A malty flavour with a fruity edge but quite light and refreshing with it.


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