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


on tap

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RATINGS: 164   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1872) - Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2012
One of the better casks I’ve ever tried, nose has nice lemony element and some slight sweetness. Taste is similar, although fruity hop quality is slightly lost. More pungent than expected; good beer overall and extremely refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4599) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Appearance: Dispensed a hazed, yellow body with a small, snow white head.

Smell: Pith-heavy lemon peels, lesser notes of spice and herb over a subtle, very understated base of lightly crisped barley.

Taste: Lightly (and briefly) sweet, simple particularly pale maltiness. Dull spiciness with a sharp lemon burst accompanying the hop bitterness. Dry, lightly spicy finish with that pithy lemon quality still gripping the tongue.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-light carbonation.

Overall: Schiehallion has that strong lemony tone I felt their Bitter & Twisted had, leaving it just a bit too Lemon Pledge-y for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (4029) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 18, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow (11 Jan 12) - clear golden with mild citrus aroma and off-white head, citrus taste with slightly bitter and fruity aftertaste, very nice drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1511) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2012
First tasted this in Coanes, Johnstone in April 1995. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear gold in colour with a thick creamy white head. Strong citric notes and warm bread notes in the long aroma. Thin and resiny mouthfeel with good lacing. Pale malts give a sharp clean malty bite with gooseberry fruit evident. Wheaty cereal notes present in the grassy, bitter aftertaste. Finish is robust with the malt sweetness coming through. This has weaned a few punters off their nitrokeg TL! Highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3252) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2011
Cask at kings wank. Golden with white head. Nice light lemon hop aroma. Similar taste, flavours are perfecty balanced, nice caramel malt with slight yeast note. Palate is a bit too thin and lacks co2. Probably better out a keg

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontbeertaster (2361) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2011
Cask, pretty thin but yet very drinkable, it pours a bright yellow and taste pretty nice, this is a decent offering

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1319) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2011
Pint at the Old Manor in Bracknell. Slightly cloudy lager with a short head. Its palatable, a somewhat dry and ipa-like lager. However there are a few lagers I’d rather have, this is just good for British standards. Smells more of hops than malt, odd for a lager, and a hint floral. Not bad, but appears to be overrated, there are many better beers out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JRock72 (605) - - SEP 2, 2011
Cask. Golden brown/yellow with little head. Very smooth yeast notes with light malts and slight hoppy finish. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14927) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours cloudy golden with a small white head and lacings. Bitter and floral. Grain and grass. Smooth. Mild citrus. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (6167) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Bready and grainy malt aroma with floral and herbal hops. Dry with medium bitterness. Very quaffable.

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