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


on tap


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23363) - 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 (6713) - 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 (6497) - 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 (1906) - 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 (15806) - 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 (4412) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 Cask @ Troon Beer Festival. Grassy aroma. Medium brown colour. Chocolate truffle flavour. Mild & smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (8462) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5224) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (6682) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2010
On cask @ Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Brown, creamy head. Malty, brown, caramel. Bit toasted. Not bitter, slight sweet.

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