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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2939) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Cask at the Sussex Oak, deep red-brown with a lasting head, nutty malty and slightly caramel sweet nose, dry and toffeeish body, very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiammanghilla (736) - Genova, ITALY - MAY 18, 2014
Spina @ cantinetta. Ambrata con bella schiuma. Molto in stile. Un po' ruvida ma onesta. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (496) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 9, 2014
the flavour of caramel malt and Cascade and Fuggles hops... the taste is caramel and nutty with notes of chocolate and toast... aftertaste is dry and, a little bit, bitter...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2846) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2014
Nice brew with lots of malt. Caramel stands out. A bit of hops balances it nicely.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorSA (177) - NORWAY - MAR 8, 2014
Lys brun med godt hvitt skum. Aroma av nøtter, rosin, kakao og rød frukt. God balanse med fin sødme. (Havnabakken, 08.03.14)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - JAN 24, 2014
Bitter molto particolare, con sfumature dolci, di caramello e toffee e un ottimo amaro che si chiude lungo nel finale. In effetti, molto piů ricca di una normale esponente di questo stile.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3584) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2014
On keg at Teuchters. Appearance - toffee coloured with quite a fla5 head Nose - toffee and some nuts. Taste - more of the same. Palate - medium bodied with a rich texture and a relatively balanced finish. A little sweet but xan live with that. Overall - better than I’d remembered. Really not bad at all. Premium bitter with a hint of Scotch Ale going on.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
YigSvartka (183) - Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 5, 2014
A rather timid malty and nutty scent with a hint of alcohol. The taste is similar to the aroma initially, but finishes with a nice bitter hoppiness coupled with some roast as well. "Distinctively rich" is accurate, but not overwhelmingly so.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (5503) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Pours copper red, nice off-white head. Aromas of butterscotch, malt and toffee. Taste is nicely bitter. Finishes thin and watery.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oops (211) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 8, 2013
Dark amber with a creamy beige head. Aroma is quite blank. Some nuts and burnt malt in it. A little bit too sweet for my taste despite decent bitterness. Normal beer - nothing too special.


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