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Harviestoun Schiehallion (Cask)

Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Premium Lager
Alva, Central, Scotland
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask: Regular. The bottled version has a separate listing.
Brewed with lager malt and Hersbrücker and Challenger hops. Fermented with a lager yeast, but treated in every other way as a cask ale, save for a week or two of cool conditioning prior to release.
Named after the misty mountain near Pitlochry. Has won numerous awards as a cask conditioned beer, including three times gold winner at the Great British Beer Festival.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tselloufc88 (109) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Pint at the Flying Standard, Coventry. Aroma is of some lemon and corn, taste is pretty sweet with some citrus and malt coming through. Medium Bitter in the end. Prefer the bottled version!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6726) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Cask at the George, Croydon. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The nose is sweet, doughy, orange muffin, toasty grain and earth. The taste is crisp, doughy, bitter-sweet, light grass, caramel, white sugar, light alcohol and dull toasty grain with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Nowhere near the greatness of keg or bottle version. Ok at best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3788) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Cask @ White Hart, Todmorden. Golden with a creamy head. Has a potent sugary nose with a malty character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1397) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask at Manchester Beer and Cider Festival 22/1/2014. Taste is dry and pilsner like lager crossed with a blonde ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3189) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Cask at White Lady, JDW. Pours clear pale yellow with a thin white head. Aromas of lemon and hay. more citrus on the taste, light bitterness. Light creamy texture, short finish. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (1034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Aroma: citrusy fresh. Appearance: light gold, small head. Taste: sweet. Palate: light malts first, getting sweeter. Overall: best lager in a while! Pint at Crate Brewery, London.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kassner (1349) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
This was on tap at the Rose and Crown Edinburgh nice and hints of citrus. Not big but refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
minutemat (1572) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2013
Cask at The Shrewsbury Hotel. Has quite a distinct taste for a lager, mixing in a little sweetness to the malts whilst retaining a bitter character.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Osprey87 (1625) - WALES - AUG 16, 2013
1/3 pint LCBF. Very clear yellow, minimal head. Smell - slight lager, some lemon. Body - light with high carbonation. Taste - flavour is light, some lemon, biscuity, light caramel, maybe some peach. Nice for a lager. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (1817) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Scotland: Thistly Cross Beer fest. Cask Lager? It was one of the best lagers I’ve ever had though.

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