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


on tap

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (2147) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
On cask at The Robert Nairn, Kirkcaldy. A chestnut coloured ale with a red hue. Toffee, caramels, roasted flavour. A nice change to the abundance of bland golden ales in Scotland today. Enjoyable stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11965) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Stockbridge Tap, Edinburgh. Chestnut with cream head. Malty, sweet Scottish ales used to be the norm, before the god of hops intervened. This is really quite a decent version, some toffee caramel, a bit of roastiness, it’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3571) - California, USA - MAY 17, 2011
17 may 2011, tap. Med nut brown colour, clear, no bubbles, thin tan head. Rather faint nose of rich malt and cherries. Med/thin body, faintly fizzy and oily. Rich sweet malt and warm cherry flavour. One ofthe best 80/- I’ve ever had!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (31474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet wtih notes of malt and caramel, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (20473) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2011
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2010. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-whte head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KnutAlbert (6398) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2010
Cask at the Standng Order, Edinburgh. Caramel, sweet malt, I think is how Scottiesh ales used to be. Too sweet, lacks a bitter edge.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Borresteijn (5662) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2010
Cask at Standing Order, Edinburgh, Scotland. Dark amber colour, off white head. Aroma of fruits, melon, caramel. Flavour is the same, bit of veggie water, cloying. Watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2010
[cask at the Guildford Arms, Edinburgh] As a style, I usually struggle with 80 shillings – which is a shame as it’s one of the definitive Scottish beer styles. Stewart’s is one of the best of the bunch as it doesn’t go overboard with the sweet caramel that can make other examples too cloying. Deep brown in appearance, with a slightly off-white head, there are aromas of sweet molasses and malt from the glass. Quite well-balanced flavours, some sweetness but as I said, thankfully not too much. Decent malt aftertaste as well [24022010]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (13966) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3984) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 Cask @ Troon Beer Festival. Grassy aroma. Medium brown colour. Chocolate truffle flavour. Mild & smooth.

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