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Brewed by Islay
Style: Bitter
Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Angus Og was originally brewed for the 2004 Islay Festival of Music and Malt. Angus Og is brewed using pale and crystal malts, water and yeaast. The hops used are goldings, Mount Hood ad Styrian Golding. It is named after Angus Og, a Lord of the Isles, whose residence was on the Isle of Islay.


omhper's rating

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
omhper (22887) - Tyresö, - JAN 27, 2013
Bottled, thanks oh6gdx! Cloudy orange. fruity nose with peach, plastic and chalk. Sweetish with light body. Like most Islay ales it is predominantly chalky - here with an addition of plastic and rubber. Peachy hops before a finish with some chemical bitterness. Quite unpleasant.


1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
MrJamesMcEwan (201) - SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2015
* Bottle 4.5%. Pours amber/mahogany, cloudy, with a beige head. * Aroma is medium, wood, fruit, sour, caramel. * Palate is medium body, very high carbonation, fine bubbles. * Taste is medium, wood, very dry, sour, caramel & spice. * Finish is very dry and bitter. * Overall wood, dry, sour, caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (4587) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2015
500ml bottle at home, from Aldi, Prestwick Toll (bb 30 Sep 2016), weak resinous, woody aroma, chestnut brown with no head, flavour as aroma with a slightly sour finish, odd flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (2636) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2015
Flaska. Klar bärnstensfärgad öl med ett litet smutsvitt skum. Dofter av malt, karamell och örter. Smakinslag av citrus, karamell och örter. Lätt beska i avslutningen. Mjuk munkänsla.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (24589) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottled (from AbM, old backlog). Hazy amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is mild wood, fruits, sulphur, some metal and mild leathery notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, sulphur, mild leather and some light bitterness. Quite much like Saligo, but a bit darker in colour.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Theis (14974) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber - white head. Berries, youghurt, grape fruit, liight malty, sour, sour berries, off - no thanks.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (22242) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak sour caramel aroma. Fruity malty sour spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy sour finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2014
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. Aroma. Sweetness, flowers. spcie. Flavour. Herbs, flowers, sweetness, spice, citrus. Medium bodied. Ends floral bitter and dry.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sunevdj (3891) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Jesper’s. Pours a clearish light amber with a small white head. Sweet and sour with aromas of sour berries. Medium bodied. Lively carbonation. Long bitter finish. Not good.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (16677) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle @ Yespr tasting. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, sulfur, citrus and light bretty. Flavor is medium sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 221114

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (25605) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Clear amber colored with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and hops with notes of brett. Fruity and light acidic flavor of berries and hops Hoppy finish.


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