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McEwan’s 80 Shilling (Pasteurised)

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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & bottle: Pasteurised.
Previously 4.5%. Previously also known as Younger’s IPA.
Production moved from Fountain to Caledonian in Dec 2004. Brand acquired by Wells & Youngs in 2011.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (7346) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2013
Full pint from keg, outdoor at the County Hotel Bar in North Berwick. Lasting nitro creamy, white head. Clear dark amber coloured body. Poor lacing. Malty nose with a touch of resin. Mild malt accented taste of caramel and dark fruits. Malty ending with distant bitterness. Medium to thin bodied. Ok (08.08.2013).

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gunnar (4862) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2013
On tap at Cuan Mor, Oban. Pours clear dark amber with a small white head. Aroma is weak, some dark caramel. Taste is malty, nutty malts, almost no bittering hops presence. Lingering malty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3462) - GERMANY - MAY 24, 2013
(draught) pours a clear deep amber colour with a creamy off-white head. aroma of caramel, light raisins, bread dough, floral hops and a very light hint of butter. flavour is slightly earthy, with a hint of tobacco, caramel and strawberries. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Imaena (1701) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle. This is not a bitter I would reccomend. Its tinney and thin without much to offer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2431) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2013
On tap at The Laurieston, Glasgow - clear dark amber, thick creamy off-white head, resin and barley aroma, creamy texture, fragile lacing, creamy malty texture, malty resinous flavour, refreshing, malty finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
ralphdot (973) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2013
4.2% brown colour with a good head, slight roast malt aroma, malt and hop taste, I used to drink this quite a lot but now find it to be very ordinary and they have dropped the alcohol from 4.5%.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3266) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle, in Scotland 2011. Poured a reddish brown color. ARoma of malt, caramel, with a bit of earthiness. Flavor was the same, with a bit more sweetness and a touch of smoke/roast. Good enough.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle. I’m just updating my records. had this a while ago and really enjoyed it. Nice beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6070) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2012
Draught at Cuan Mór, Oban, Scotland.
Clear copper colour with small creamy light tan head. Very mild malty aroma. Sweet malt and wood in flavour. Smooth but boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnRMurdoch (2953) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2012
Keg @ The Jolly Judge. Light brown colour, good foamy head. Earthy malt aroma. Dry metallic caramel malt flavour. Smooth & creamy with sour aftertaste. Drinkable.


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