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


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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mahkus (107) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2015
A dark bitter really. Fruity aroma. Big head. Lingering spicy aftertaste carried by bubbles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maris (1393) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2015
From a 500ml bottle on 7/1/2015. Pours a cloudy amber with a small head. The nose is subdued, with a minerally aroma most evident with a hint of toasted malt. In the mouth, you find more pronounced toasted malt, some citrus fruit and a really firm, quite salty, bordering on harsh, bitterness. Has a light body and average carbonation. I couldn’t really take to this one. The flavours are not particularly balanced or harmonious, with the bitterness actually a little unpleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (1802) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2015
How: Bottle. Appearance: dark amber, medium off-white head. Aroma:toffee, coffee, chocolate, hops. Palate: medium body, silky feel. Well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (6812) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Oliver Twist, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel, bread, some hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, hops, some fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (3835) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2014
Brown clear body, fawn persistent tight head, rich crocheted and thick rimmy lacing. Aroma; fruity malts, berries, orange peels, wort, juicy hops, earthy malts, advanced malted candies. Taste; smoky malts, roasted malts, dusty hops, spicy hops, herbal chocolate notes. Finishes with dusty hops and malts with bitter touches. Feels normal bodied and softly carbonated. Overall a tasty beer, "Lia Fail" is recommended. [50cl brown bottle, abv4.7%, #L2703 1449, BB:SEP14, T@höme]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nudiebear (307) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Poured a clear bronze with an off-white head. Smells of good caramel, hops and spicy malt. Tastes sweet with a fair amount of bubbles. Fair

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - NOV 23, 2014
Draft. Pours a clear lightish brown. Aroma and taste are caramel and fruity with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (10877) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours copper red, nose is chocolate, toffee, taste is sweet toffee, floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rostosto (31) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2014
Lovely biscuity beer and a near perfect example of a great malty Scottish ale. Great balance of sweetness and bitterness with a wee hop kick at the end. Almost stout flavours on the tounge and the palate with herbs and slight raisiny vanilla butterscotch tones. Looks good too, liquid caramel. Brilliant beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3284) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle from a Glasgow ASDA. Pours ruby with a cream head. The taste is nutty with chocolate notes. There’s a bit of spice too. A good tasty ale.

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