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Richer than most amber ales, 90 Shilling is smooth & deeply satisfying, with a crisp, clean Colorado taste. The name comes from the old Scottish method of naming a brewery's beer, based on original gravity and resulting tax rating.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
Shapiro85 (11) - New York, USA - OCT 22, 2014
I like this ale. Nice amber color. I enjoyed this better than 5 barrel. It was smooth and finished clean.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
legion242 (2228) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2014
What a let down. Poured a medium garnet with a medium head. Faint nose and even more faint in the mouth. Boring.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
seymour (1456) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Poured from a 12oz brown bottle into a thistle glass, a clear deep reddish copper colour with thin but persistent off-white foam. Nice grainy and caramelly aroma. Same with the flavour plus slight malt sweetness balanced by the gentlest earthy and flowery hop bitterness, bready, nutty, slightly toasty, slightly chocolatey, slightly acidic. Light-medium body, average carbonation, extremely smooth and easy drinking. Complex and tasty. Probably as close as we can get to a fresh, year-round, widely available table-strength Scottish Ale or English Mild type. Exactly my kinda everyday drinker.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (7) - IRELAND - OCT 5, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Dark Amber colour with a white head that clears quickly. Smells like toffee, caramel and forest fruits. Not as hop dominant as other amber ales. Taste is much the same as the aroma. Very refreshing and smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MayumiH (125) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle at home. Amber with a white head. Light-medium body. Pretty good. Worth every shilling indeed.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (702) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Mild aroma of malt. Pours a reddish brown color with a short lasting white head. Sweet malt taste with a watery feel and a sugary finish.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sjohnny (383) - - SEP 20, 2014
Sweet malt with shiny of spice(?). Pours clear copper with a thick foamy off white head. Thin bodied. Earthy. A little edge on the finish. I'd kind of expect something called a "flagship" to have some kind of distinction. This is okay and everything but just that.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevinator (978) - The Colony, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Easy drinking scottish ale. Caramel malt aroma with a tinge of hops. Coppery color with a tan foamy head. Average-weight palate with a certain smoothness. Calming flavors of strong malts up front but not too sweet. Slight hops bitterness to balance. Easy to drink more than one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"Classic scottish style ale. Copper color. Sweet leaning with some dark fruits, toffee and a hint of peat in the nose. Flavor much the same. Sessionable yet complex."

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammer (1047) - Plano, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle. Taste is caramel, malt, grain, leather, hay and wheat. Smooth drinking beer. Nice.


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