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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: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (1663) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2016
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A clear golden colour with a frothy white head. Aroma of bready malts, some fruit, slight lemon and herbal, grassy hops. Taste of bready malts, some fruit, slight lemon, a little kali plus herbal, grassy and floral hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A dryish, slightly bready, grassy hops bitterness in the finish. A really well balanced cask lager, full of flavour but not that bitter. Sweet bready malts, a little citrus and a soft but lingering hop backbone. Great for its style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Don2711 (374) - - JUL 28, 2016
Nice bitterness. Well balanced and fair strength. Quite tarty with nice citrus notes. Golden with fair head. All in all respectable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scotty001 (481) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Poured clear golden with a bubbly off white head. Aroma of effervescent citrus hops. Light body, flavour is medium sweet, moderately tart and bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (3782) - NORWAY - JUL 29, 2015
Cask at ’The Inn On The Mile’, Edinburgh, june 17th 2015. CLear golden body, small white head. Flowery aroma with pilsner malt. Taste is sweet with herbal hops and a light bitterness. Finish of bread and flowers. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sudomorph (1066) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2015
Real ale draft. Pours a clear golden yellow with a half finger, off white head that leaves a thick coating. Fine sediments rising to the top. Aroma is mildly creamy with hints of fruity esters. Taste is balanced with notes of creamy fruity esters, and traditional spicy/earthy hops. Medium-full body with a low-medium carbonation and a dry finish. Overall a nice cask ale. Fruity Easter, traditional hops, and a great cask mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2579) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Cask six chimneys wakefield. Golden ok head lace aroma is pale malts taste same nice sweetness decent hoppy dry botter finish. Good larger easy drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1043) - SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Cask at Counting House. Hazy pour, though it does clear. Golden colour and thick white head. Light citrus smell. Flavour is crisp, sour lemon, hops and as mentioned in other posts an almost earthy, smoky taste underneath all that too. Quite a creamy mouthfeel too. Nice, interesting lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16472) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2015
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man Spring BF ’15, 20/03/15. Clear golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is pale malt, lemon drizzle, grain husk, light bread notes. Taste comprises more soft bread tones, light citric, caramel, faint cereals. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with light citric hop bitterness. Refreshing stuff, solid for a cask lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (2747) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2015 19.2.2015. This has taste for a lager, quite punchy bitterness and malts. Grains, slight toffee.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Cask at the blue blazer. Pours clear golden, nose is dull toffee, grassy, taste is sweet toffee, floral, a little watery.

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