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Houston Slainte

Brewed by Houston
Style: Bitter
Johnstone, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2918) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 18, 2014
On cask at the Standing Order. Appearance - amber with a decent head. Nose - little bit quiet. Taste - toffee but with slightly tangy sour almost marzipan note. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - a bit strange. But got through it ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Cask at the Standing Order. Pours copper, nose is soft toffee, taste is light toffee, light fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (7380) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Cask at Brentwood hotel, Aberdeen. It pours clear amber with a small off-white head. The nose is wood, leather, berry, caramel and light jamminess.. The taste is bitter, wood, leather, caramel, dried fruits and muffin with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Nice dried berry aspect to it. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4070) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
(draught) pours a clear amber-copper colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of floral hops, yeast and barbecued ribs, slightly sweaty, with a hint of sugar icing. flavour is more sweat and dark fruit, quite tart, with a hint of raisins, roasted malts and a dry finish. light- to medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 10, 2014
Dull chestnut colour. All kinds of butter on the nose. The taste is caramel and diacetyl, and the med body has a touch of soft toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2014
Cask (Queens Arms, Basingstoke) - Copper in colour. Chestnuts and biscuity malt in the aroma. Nutty and slightly roasted taste with chestnuts, hazelnuts and roasted malt. Tasty and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (518) - - JAN 2, 2014
Lovely caramel chocolate smell. Great dark amber colour. Very small head. Caramel tasting but bitter on the tongue which lingers. Nice pint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jd543 (404) - SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
Deep red-brown with a cream head. Nice roast & caramel malt aroma. Good flavour, light bitter finish. Pretty similar to lia fail. Oily texture, light carbonation. Good beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pith (148) - New York, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Pours light clear brown mahogany with white head. Aroma- smells like a lager. Lagerish with hop finish. Fruit- citrus hops. Drinkable. Watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2013
Cask at JDW Counting House, Glasgow, Scotland. This is a really lovely beer; pale brown body, thick off white head, nutty aroma, caramel taste with a malt finish, nice nutty taste on the back of the tongue! Fantastic beer, hope to see it outside of JDW too!

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