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

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   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.


bursprak's rating

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bursprak (1378) - Aarhus, - JUN 1, 2014
About a 1/3 of a 50 cl can, rest was drain poured. Bronze pour with some head. Light nose and taste, some grain and malt sweetness. Has some weird metallic notes.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
aleksander9 (842) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
-from can- Cereal and some noble hops spice. Citric, floral and sweet finish. Overall: meh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bertiebucket (10) - morecambe, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
can from co-op supermarket, drank at home, in 12 fl oz scooner. inoffensive beer, nice amber colour, creamy head, malty, slightly sweet caramel flavor. Remember this (original S&N version) as the beer available on British rail in the 1980’s, not as bad a expected,

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
wyldeturkey101 (4) - - JUL 21, 2015 does not count
Dull and bland across the board. Came across the bottle at home nothing to write home about.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamaty (1338) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Color Coca Cola. Dos dedos de espuma, no muy duradera. Agradable aroma de malta y azúcar tostada. Carbonatación y cuerpo medios. Muy muy bebible con un tono dulcito pero nada cansino, malta muy rica, y final carbónico seco, también muy agradable. Rica.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
artiredbirds (156) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 28, 2015
Купил в сети гиперма& как нельзя было им доверят& так и продолж& Даже свои не ахти ценят. В целом - на уровне шляпных евролаг&

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brewerale (90) - - APR 13, 2015
Âmbar com média formação de espuma de pouca duração. Notas discretas de malte, pouco lúpulo e leve madeira. Corpo leve com final médio e retrogosto amadeirado com discreto amargor

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Can at home. Pours clear brown, nose is dull toffee, grassy, taste is similar, bit bland.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
redders1974 (394) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
There’s something that draws me to this beer more than it should maybe its the laughing cavalier on thee can or the feeling your not really drinking quite poppy short lasting head and light

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2015
Brown, little head, light nose with no flaws. Light taste medium body and medium lenght.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3443) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
500ml can from Bargain Booze, Skewen. BB July 2015. Copper coloured, sparkling, small scummy white head, sparse lacing. Aroma is light toffee. Body is medium, low-ish carbonation, very foamy. Taste is very soft, actually it’s like malty foam, a little wholewheat bread sweetness and no real bitterness. Very lightly flavoured. Drinkable and inoffensive. Maybe my low expectations helped this beer a bit, but it’s OK.


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