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Inveralmond Lia Fail

Brewed by Inveralmond
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask: Unfiltered. Bottle: Filtered.
A dark beer with a well balanced sweetness, malt and chocolate tones. Challenger, Fuggles and Cascade hops produce a rich and spicy aroma with a balanced bitterness and full-bodied flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalspice (356) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2015
Klart kastanjefarget med fint skum. Knekkebrød, karamell og bitter frukt i duften. Mye det samme i smaken. Munnfølelsen starter noe vannaktig før den går over i en lang, fyldig og bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (1946) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2015
Cask at SRAF. Dark amber. Aroma is toffee, bready malts, fruits. Taste is sweet caramel and toffee, bitter fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
overtheline (98) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2015
500ml bottle pours clear copper with decent, lasting off white head. Nose is toasted grain and roasted nuts with a bit of chocolate. Taste is malty, nutty and a bit of vanilla oak. Never gets too sweet, hops are herbal and spicey and bitter the beer beautifully. Low carbonation, medium body. Really good job for the style of beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simejack (3) - SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2015 does not count
Bottle Aldi - 01/-6/2015. Lovely aroma, light crystal malts, pleasant fruitiness/american hop aroma (citrus/strawberry?). Taste is light/bready malt, caramel, nutty, moderate fruit/hop, very light bitter. Light carbonation, slightly creamy yet crisp mouthfeel, very refreshing. Great beer all round

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3229) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2015
500 ml brown bottle with a BB date of June 2016. Consumed in Largoward, Fife on 2 May 2015. Nice fresh mix of hops and malts in the aroma with a solid punch of caramel. The flavor is more malty but about equally bitter and sweet. Marginal 8.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2307) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Aroma: grain, bread and caramel malts. Appearance: clear brown, medium, creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, grain malts, some caramel. Overall: OK ESB, nothing too extraordinary. Pint at Illicit Still, Aberdeen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
YantarCoast (534) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 22, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours cloudy amber with no head. Bottled in December 2013, and less than 10 days before use by date... Aroma of chocolate and fruit. Taste is toffee, chocolate and nuttiness, but also some sourness, which is probably down to the beer's advanced age.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tdtm82 (1313) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Cask, Chelmsford Woolpack Beer Festival. Aroma is elderflower, flowers and nector. Good head rentation. Nice bitterness. Lots of rosemary. Good fruity yeast esters. Great spring bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
torejh (48) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 8, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts and honey. Taste of caramel and roasted malts. Medium bodied with an average carbonation. A bitter and spicy finish. A well balanced scottish ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1283) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Clear chestnut colour. Small frothy white head. The flavour starts off malty, turning roasted with a sort of spicy malt note. Later comes a mild grassy hoppiness followed by a medium bitterness which is quite clean.

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