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Islay Quarter Cask

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Islay Quarter Cask
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Formerly brewed at Islay
Style: Bitter
Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Quarter cask is a pale bitter beer made using pale and crystal malts and Magnum and Pacific Gem hops aged in Laphroaig Quarter Casks.


cgarvieuk's rating

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, - OCT 13, 2012
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white head ... tcp ... yeurg nose .... yeuch ... its just light simple low alcohol whisky ... theres nothing else there but the light smokey iodine whisky


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark golden brown, nose is caramel, smoky whisky, taste is dry, oaky, peat, thin.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1146) - - NOV 25, 2012
Dark golden color with small head. Aroma is smoke. Flavor is malt, smoke, reminds me smoky whiskies. Ok for "smoke beer"

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle at Laphroaig. Pours a dark golden brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel and Weetabix malt before the iodine, smoky peat and alcohol of Laphroaig quarter cask. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nice and dry if a little thin for the abv. Lovely lingering Laphroaig oak and smoke with caramel again.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2729) - California, USA - JUL 3, 2012
3 July 2012, bottle. Med copper color, clear, no bubbles. Malty ale background with lots of laphroaig smokiness dominating. Med body and faintly fizzy. Robust ale for British beer with lots of earthy smokiness. Actually tastes like laphroaig, not just like smoked beer (contrary to their bowmore ale).


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