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

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in keg, can & bottle.
Originally brewed by McEwan’s at the Fountain brewery in Edinburgh. Production moved from Fountain to the Caledonian Brewery in 2004. The McEwan’s brand passed to Heineken in 2008 after their purchase of Scottish & Newcastle’s British operations. Heineken sold the brand to Wells & Youngs in 2011. Packaged (bottle & can) McEwan’s beers are produced at Wells & Youngs brewery in Bedford.
Amber colour with a notably thick head. A sweet, spicy aroma with a hoppy finish.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2007
50 cl can. Copper color, big, creamy off-white head. Malt with some caramel, hints of fruit, dry and hoppybitter finish that is almost unpleasent.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TurboSquirrel (1) - SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2007 does not count
Brewed in Scotland (not England) by Scottish & Newcastle, Edinburgh Warm sweet aroma, metalic tasting, smooth texture with a bitter finish,

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SCOTTISHMD (1) - dyfftown keith, SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2007 does not count
this is the real stuff! absolutelt nothing else wull do ! its just like the bog fairies came oot o their peaty cubbyholes and cast a magic spell ower this fantastic beer the smootheness is fantastic a perfect accompanyment to a single malt or even a good blended whusky which mostly can be every bit as good as a standard malt ! Dont be fooled by the whusky snobs.Weel noo, be warned that is yur reccomended limit for your daily consumption of alcohol any more could cause a wee bittie liver scarring nb this is a fairly strong beer,so mak yer nippie sweetie awee ane .

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ogivlado (7174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 16, 2007
Canned(500ml). -Clear amber coloured, medium to big pale beige head that went away slowly. Sweet malty and metallic taste with notes of caramel and just a tiny touch of burnt sugar iand hops n the finish. Boring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Was in a package of beer a buddy sent to me from England.<P> Medium brwon in color. Sweet and malty with a high degree of green hops and bitterness. More hops than I expected.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: McEwan’s Export
Date: 06/07/1996
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

dark amber, scant head, sweet malt with hop aroma, strong hop flavor with lots of bitterness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Score: **4
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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2007
500 ml can - Brewed in Edinburgh, Scotland ( not Tadcaster, England ). Clear dark amber in colour. Off white head. thin to Medium body and medium carbonation. Flavour malty, nutty, a hint of charcoal. Medium bitterness in the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkm (235) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2007 Light reddish amber in colour with a thin off-white head and fair lacing. Sweet malty aromas and flavour. Thin bodied and fairly watery. Average carbonation with a moderately bitter finish. Drinkable and refreshing. (500ml can)

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinkas (293) - Perth/Fremantle, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2007
Can BWS, Alfred cove, WA Nice scottish aromas, and flavours, overall a really enjoyable session beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
joe19612 (2532) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2007
Can. Dark amber colour with a off white head. Smooth sweet and malty flavour balanced with a hoppy bite in the finish. Very smoky flavours. Better out of keg than can.


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