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Inveralmond Santas Swallie

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

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December. Also available bottled.
A dark copper coloured Christmas ale, traditionally hopped with Fuggles and a hint of seasonal nutmeg and cinnamon.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mahkus (107) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Slightly spicy aroma. Honey golden colour. Nicely balanced flavour, not too bitter or too sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabuzzer (570) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear copper colour with a thin white head. Orange, spice and toffee aroma, taste is toffee with cinnamon and nutmeg. Decent

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1949) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2015
Pours a golden colour. Taste is spicy and citrusy with Christmas like flavours. Not a bad effort

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnokk (465) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle, 500ml APPEARANCE – medium amber, slightly turbid, perfectly white head. NOSE - slight malt, not a lot of spice. FLAVOR - quite a bit like an English Bitter. NOTES - It’s refreshing to drink a Christmas beer that’s moderately spicy and has a good beer flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrJamesMcEwan (207) - SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2015
* Bottle. Pours cloudy dark orange brown, with a minimal off-white head. * Watery body, very low carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Aroma of dried fruit, spice & toffee. * Taste is caramel sweet, nutmeg & cinnamon. * Palate is light & moist, with some dry pepper traces. * Finish is light malty, refreshing, not drying, slightly sour end. * Strong aroma, light palate, watery body, pleasant taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sissio (1278) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 30, 2015
Hazy orange copper, minimal orange cream head Cereals, hops, cream, biscuit butterscotch Butterscotch cream ending, nutmeg bitterness

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Cloudy dirty golden color with a minimal offwhite crown. Butter toffee malt and a touch of spice in the aroma. The flavor is much the same with more dry and herbal noted coming through as the beer warms. Medium light body, smooth and soft on the tongue. Decent holiday bitter overall.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (9449) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Pours clear golden amber, thin, short-lived white head. Aromas of spice, dried fruit. Taste is nutmeg, fairly dominated by the spice. Nutmeg-gy finish. A struggle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bergstaden (2398) - Røros, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Light amber with a white head - Malt aroma with a hint of spice - Malty body with a gentle spice flavour - Malt and the spices goes into the finish that is gentle on the spice - This was nice

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (3429) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2014
Lukt: Frisk syrlig duft av frukter og noe krydder.
Utseende: Dunkel mørk orange farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynn hinnne skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Fin fruktig smak med litt krydder og en sur søt ettersmak.
Hvor: "Kjøpt@Vaaland, Bryne, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@500ml


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