Brewed by Born In The Borders
Style: Bitter
Borders - Jedburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
A light amber ale brewed with Styrian Goldings for an easy-drinking style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Terrible name, as most of them are. Realised whilst drinking it that I could make beer like this at home for about 30p a bottle. This cost me £2.90. Why? Pretty boring beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (1126) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2013
On cask at the doctorís clear amber beer with grassy and citrus notes slight underlying honey sweetness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2012
Aroma: Toffee, grassy and grain.

Appearance: Clear amber body with rose highlights. Small off-white head that fades very quickly. Average carbonation. Very light lacing.

Taste: Mild caramel flavour with herbal and citrus hints. The flavour isnít very strong.

Palate: Thin body with watery texture. Soft carbonation.

Overall: Not great - pretty dull flavours and very thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2012
From cask at Rose Brewery. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white and creamy head. Aroma is roasted mal, light caramelish. Bitter, toasted malty and light sweet caramelish. Bitter and toasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (4201) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2012
50cl bottle thanks to the brewery. Pours a honey colour with a thin layer of lace. The nose has grassy and grainy notes with just a hit of citrus zest. The taste has lemon zest again with a nice grain background. The palate is light to medium bodied with a nice tangy texture and a clean refreshing finish. Overall, this is in between a pale ale and a bitter and is a good session pint - the sort that people in the local area should lap up but itís not world beating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1694) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2012
Cask conditioned at the Olde White Swan, York. Thin white head. Hazy amber body. Hoppy, citrus, spicy, fruity, Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2579) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask @ Diggers, Edinburgh
Golden amber, clear, tight white head, good lacing
Aroma - cereals, bit metallic. hay, rather rough
Taste - cereal malts, pale caramel, quite a lot of pale weetabix malts, spicy hops, cracker biscuits, bit unusual but quite a lot of flavour in there for 4%
Palate - soft carb. medium body, smooth, light bitter cereal palate. Finish - slightly harsh cereal pale malts - hint of metal on the tail
Overall - Not a bad bitter, bit unusual and rough round the edges

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scotty (1107) - SCOTLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Cask at the Fox and Hounds, Denholm, just along the road from the brewery. Burnt gold in colour, with a finger thick white head, lasts well, leaving an attractive lace. Well balnced brew with good malt presence and a big citrus hoppy bite, crackiní stuff! We walked 5 miles from Hawick to try this, well worth the trek!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6927) - ITALY - AUG 25, 2012
ambrata poca schiuma non molto persistente inizio luppolato con note citriche erbacee lieve malto un tocco di cereale amaro medio lieve terroso un leggero fruttato mela

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, light caramel. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120118]

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