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

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and filtered bottle.
A dark rich beer that shows glints of red. The taste is clean, slightly sharp with a hint of blackcurrant.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1877) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 26, 2012
Cask at HWBF. Aroma of hops and berries. Taste is caramel malt and more berry sharpness. Very delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2013 Quite dark in colour. Hoppy, quite a dry bitterness and some hints of herbs, tobacco and grass. Enjoyable beer with good character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2342) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Amber colored pour. Small white/off-white head. Lots of lacing. Big malty hoppy aroma. Big malty hoppy taste. Slight bitterness. Very quaffable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jvhemert (334) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2012
AROMA: floral, spruce, herbs, fruity APPEARANCE: red, clear, frothy disappears slowly TASTE: light sweetness, medium bitterness PALATE: medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish OVERALL: well-rounded red ale that has a full body for such a low ABV, nice sweetness followed by bitterness then a sweet aftertaste. Interesting aromas without overpowering fruitiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6314) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 7, 2012
Medium beige head. Deep brown barely translucent body. Light floral resiny perfumy aroma with gooseberry malty notes. Dry-sweet nutty earthy caramelly taste with resiny perfumy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, smooth mouthfeel. Dry nutty caramelly floral aftertaste with resiny metallic notes. Nice and extremely drinkable. (0.5l bottle, Tre Små Rum, Göteborg.)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1756) - FINLAND - FEB 21, 2012
A dark brown beer witha a mdium and beige head. Aroma is nice and interesting, toffee, some liquirice and spicyness. Taste is slightly toffeeish and roasted, wooden and herbs, overally quite dry. Medium- bodied, nice carbonation, quite light, but nice to drink. Quite enjoyable and complex beer, something interesting (blackcurrants?) and unique in the aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (1615) - FINLAND - FEB 15, 2012
Tumman ruskea, mutta punertava olut. Muodostaa päälleen valkoisen vaahdon. Tuoksu on marjainen, toffeinen ja paahtunut. Maussa on marjaisuutta ja paahtunutta mallasta. Jälkimaku on kuivan katkera. Keskiverto määrä hiilihappoja. Mukavan juotava ja maukas olut.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mark1969 (38) - edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2012
Soft fruity aroma . Amber to dark colour . Good mix of pale and crystal malt .. Very clean hop profile . Very gentle bitterness . Very refreshing on the palate . Small bubble on the tongue . Impressed for mild ale . A real winner .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (967) - ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep red/brown, with a nice red corona. Off-White fluffy head. A roasty nose, but a mouthful of chocolate-coffees mixed with mild blackcurrants. There’s a hint of a sprucey hop, and the finish is long, bitter and dry. Rich, complex and a real enjoyable experience.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6527) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2012
500 ml bottle. BBE 07/2012.
Pours a dark amber colour with a thick, slightly creamy and natural white colour. Aroma of slightly toasted malts, floral hops and light citrus. Flavour of toasted malts, fruits, bread, strong floral hops and nuts. Medium bodied and probably the richest mouthfeel for such a low ABV beer. FInishes nutty and bitter. Very nice.


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