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St Andrews Crail Special

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Brewed by St Andrews
Style: American Pale Ale
Glenrothes, Scotland

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, special
Double hopped version of Crail Ale, late-hopped with Cascade, Mt Hood, Columbus and Chinook


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3544) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours pale hazy amber, nose is biscuit, fruity, taste is a little grassy, toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2537) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle from Royal Mile Whiskies. This is a hazy, malty and earthy beer with bitter citrus notes and a woody and peppery finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (7398) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle from Alesela. It pours clear amber with a thick white head. The nose is sweet, doughy, grapefruit, candy and hay. The taste is bitter-sweet, doughy, lemon, grapefruit, light toast, spice, some bitterness and a touch of alcohol on the back end with a dry finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Hides abv pretty well. Not a whole lot of character, but drinkable enough.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4223) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2013
330ml bottle at home. Hazy light amber pour, massive white head, very high carbonation. Aromas are blackcurrant, orange, some biscuit. Taste has a good fruity sweet note, then a cleansing bitter at the back end. Grassy notes come out too, alongside more biscuit malt. Could do with just a bit more going on for the strength, and too fizzy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ [ (Easter "Flags of many nations" Tasting) by Chriso - London ].

Clear medium orange colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, dusty hops, vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, dry, dusty malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130331]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (1741) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle from Royal Mile Whiskies, Edinburgh. Pours hazy amber, frothy white head. Aromas of sweet candy, citrus, caramel and pineapple. The candy is even more dominating in taste, along with red berries, citrus and peach. Sligthly perfumish. Oily feel, soft carbonation, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3241) - NORTHERN IRELAND - APR 29, 2013
Bottle at home from alesela
Hazy copper amber with fluffy white head.strong blackcurrant aroma, persists briefly in flavour then becomes astringent vegetal, strong alcohol, black grape must, long dry finish. An interesting use of US hops. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Becomes sweeter on warming.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2013
bottle at home... copper amber ... thin white head ... soft dishwater lemon fruit nose ... over fizzy ... soft dull fruits ... light malt .. orange pine

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2013
31st March 2013
Tasting at ChrisO’s. Light haze on this amber beer. Good pale cream coloured head. Softish palate. A little creamy malt, touch of caramel. Light carbonation. Light fruity hops. Pretty well balanced, Semi dry finish. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zimbo (606) - SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2013
Hazy golden dipped an orange hue. Reasonable white soapy head. Grains husky nose. Some fIzz in the bitterness with hints of marmalade. Short stunt end edge. Fairly restrained for a 7% ABV .


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