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Oban Bay Scallywager

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Brewed by Oban Bay (Argyll Breweries)
Style: Pale Lager
Oban, Scotland

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A classic continentally hopped lager (4.0% abv) but with an Oban Bay twist of citrus notes, giving a clear, crisp and refreshing finish. A bold, aromatic and refreshing lager style beer, with a subtle and smooth finish on the palette. Uncompromisingly expensive malt, produces the finest lager, typical of all our Oban Bay Beers.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Graham77 (233) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
500ml bottle from Aldi. Quite a good lager with a nice lemony finish. Could do with being a bit stronger.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10124) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
Bottled, 500ml at The Tyndrum Inn, Tyndrum, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Hazy gold with fizzed head. Quite a thin, sweet malty beer, wet cardboard hints a touch of grassiness possibly. A little disappointing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2013
bottle at home ... golden yellow ... thin white head ... soft floral grassy lemonnose...fgrassy fruits...softcustardy tones...notme

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnar (5218) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2013
Shared bottle at Edinburgh RB tasting. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Very shy caramel aroma. Taste is moderate bitter, lingering, some caramel, but not a beer to remember.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McNeillR (1135) - SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Weak crusty hop nose. Slight golden haze ringed head. Lettuce crisper juice initial taste, no grip of hop in sight and a light dryness of malt on the finish. Clean bitterness. Some faint lemon linger.

Bottle, Gunnar Tasting - thanks to Gunnar!

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BenH (2239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Pale yellow with white head. Vegetal aroma, caramel and biscuits. Taste is very vegetal, sone caramel. Not the best

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2013
500ml bottle @ Oban Bay. Batch 2886. Golden blond coloured beer with medium carbonaiton and a small white head. Sweet pilsener malty hinted aroma with a short buttery touch. Medium to full palate. FInish is sweeter malty short hoppy noted. Medium.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2799) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2012
500ml bottle courtesy of Marian - clear pale golden, thin bubbly white head, sweet malt and resin aroma, grassy, cereal, high carbonation, dry finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3239) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2012
Bottle from The Scottish Real Ale Shop. Hazy golden amber colour, good head. Resin grain aroma. Cereal flavour, Smooth for a lager.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosenbergh (6662) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2012
500 ml bottle. Oban, Scotland.
Clear pale golden colour with tiny white head. Sweet buttery sweetness and mild grassy hops in aroma. Grassy hops and malt in mildish flavour.


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