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Loch Lomond Kessog

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Brewed by Loch Lomond
Style: Brown Ale
Alexandria, Scotland

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

Dark Ale.
This ale is dark in colour with warm spicy flavours. A quality handcrafted ale, produced in small batches and made with the best quality barley and hops sourced from round the world.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pith (148) - New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle from Loch Lomond Brewery. Pours dark mahogany with a frothy tan head. Aroma sweet sugared candy, background of nuttiness. Taste bitter, dark chocolate, nutty with medium velvety mouth feel. Gentle bitter alcohol finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3549) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours copper brown, nose is chocolate, toffee, taste is chocolate, nutty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6878) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2014
Dark amber coloured and clea.r Has a white head, medium duration. Sweet, spicy, herbal aroma, laqurice. Flavor is starting sweet, some caramel and grains combined with laqurice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4073) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
(draught) pours a clear ruby colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of sugar icing, some light dark fruit, roasted malts, brown sugar and herbal hops. flavour is more roasted malts and dark fruit, with a faint hint of peat smoke, some brown sugar and a hint of alcohol in the finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndySnow (4079) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: omh tasting, 2014-04-11.
Appearance: Brown colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Vinous, caramel.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Dark fruit, caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19956) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
Bottled. Mahogany colour, small head. Hazelnuts and caramels, Mid dry with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Hazelnut cream, mild caramel. Mellow with notes of oat porridge. Low-medium bitterness. Pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Dark brown w reddish accents. Not much nose. Tastes a bit molasses/liquoricey and maybe toasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Graham77 (281) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
As good a dark ale as I have tried, with coffee and liquorice notes. Far better than the Kelburn Ca’Canny that I had reviewed before it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
6th December 2013
Pigs Ear. Hazy amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and semi dry. Very modest carbonation. Very light of dark malts, barely there. Insipid dark fruits and perhaps a touch of spice. Vaguely cinnamon in the post light dry finish aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2135) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Cask at Pig’s Ear beer festival 2013, Hackney, London. A dark brown coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Malty, caramel, spice aroma. Tastes of caramel, malty, spice, fruity, slight sweetness.


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