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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Bitter
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Originally brewed for Diggers (The Athletic Arms) in Edinburgh after the demise of McEwans 80/-.
Stewart’s 80/- is a full bodied, full flavoured auburn coloured classic heavy. It’s easy drinking with aromas of malt, light hops & fruit to compliment it’s smooth and creamy texture.
Hops: Challenger, Magnum, Tettnang, Styrian Golding
Malt: Maris Otter, Wheat, Crystal, Chocolate and Cara Pils


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2010
Bright brick amber. Caramelly nose with diacetyl in there as well. Soft caramel character. This is a very mellow beer. Sweet finish. I can see where they’re going but it’s not my favourite.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3216) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 Cask @ Troon Beer Festival. Grassy aroma. Medium brown colour. Chocolate truffle flavour. Mild & smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (5841) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Cask. Pours a copper color with a medium white head. The aroma is sweet caramel, some dusty fruit. The flavor is rich sweet malts, caramel, dry only a light bitterness. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5213) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Cask @ Bow Bar. Dark ruby-brown with a sparkler head. Aroma is rich berries and slight butter, like a berry crumble with a cookie crust. Soft palate. Very nice but surprisingly fruity. Great malt character. Long flavors. Bread crust, dark bread malts. Lots of dates and prunes. Sort of like a milder version of sticky toffee pudding.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2010
Cask. Clear dark amber golden with no head. Some burned caramel in the nose. Light body, flat, burned caramel and nuts. No bitterness. 200110

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (4967) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2010
On cask @ Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Brown, creamy head. Malty, brown, caramel. Bit toasted. Not bitter, slight sweet.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2010
On cask @ Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Black colored brew. Biscuit, malts in the aroma. Flavor is malty, light, some chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6188) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 20, 2010
Cask at the Halfway House, Edinburgh. Described to me as “A classic heavy” at the bar. Medium dark reddish brown color. Full-flavored, rounded, and fruity. Relatively sweet, but pleasantly so. There is a nice dryness coming from both hops and roasting. Good dry finish. I like it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (4436) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2010
On Cask @ Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Aroma is citric, floral. Clear, dark brown coloured, bit off-white, creamy head. The taste is sweet, bitter, quite smooth, citric, with some caramel. Nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (3975) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 16, 2010
Cask @ Guildford Arms. Brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts, faint hops. Flavour of caramel malts and biscuit. Ok bitter.


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