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Scottish Borders Heavy Nettle


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Formerly brewed at Scottish Borders
Style: Bitter
Borders - Jedburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3454) - Ayr, - JUN 10, 2012
Cask by handpump at Café Royal, Edinburgh (9 Jun 12) - clear golden ale, huge creamy white head, very mild malted barley aroma, wheat, fruity, bit of caramel, moderate carbonation, smooth, nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (5672) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of caramel, almost butterscotch, something green, not necessarily nettles though. They come through a bit on the taste, but not in a sting-y way, just more ’green’. Not much else going on. Pretty dull to be honest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5802) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Cask (Bow Bar, Edinburgh) - Amber in colour. Sultanas and some slightly spicy hints in the aroma. Malty and fruity taste with a slightly tangy kick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
cask at cloisters... copper ... thin off white head .... odd toffee and nettles in nose ... bitter front ... little medicinal ... little metalic ... definite nettle ... intersting but not me

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a blonde colour with a decent white head. Aroma is a little sweet with nettles, heather honey, yeast and caramel characters. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Quite dry to finish with lingering heather honey and yeast again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3669) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2012
Cask @ The Cafe Royal Circle Bar. Clear amber brown colour, good foamy head. Mild caramel flavour. Dry vanilla marzipan caramel malt flavour. This is a bitter not a golden ale.

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