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

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A full bodied, smooth, cask conditioned ale, with an intense colour, rich malty taste and clean finish. Brewed using soft Scottish water, four types of malt, subtly balanced using only a small amount of the finest fresh hop cones.
Hops: Challenger
Malt: Maris Otter, Wheat, Crystal, Chocolate


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11476) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Dagda Bar, Edinburgh. Chestnut with cream head. This is a dark, malty bitter, perhaps a touch thin, but fruity and creamy enough to keep it in good shape. Quite reasonable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - FEB 17, 2011
Cask at the Bow Bar. Pours a deep amber with a well-formed but short-lived head. Aroma is light coffee, malt and berries. Taste is sweet and smooth, with very little bitterness. Resiny and sweet, with a reasonable aftertaste. Not bad, very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KnutAlbert (6386) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2010
CAsk in Edinburgh. Very deep copper. Malty beer, a bit spicy. Gingerbread, caramel, vanilla. Some roasted grain, too. The bitterness is well hidden here.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13599) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 1, 2010
Dark reddish-brown. The aroma has rich fruits and dark sugars. Sweetish, slightly fruity with caramel accents. Decent complexity. Soft body. Sweetish finish. A good one, their best beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Cask @ Guildford Arms. Garnet with a great head. Great bready aroma with currants. Flavors are similar with lots of sweet dried fruits, currants and sultanas. Good bread crust malt flavors. Very nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Deep brown colour, small head. Aroma is bready and caramel malty, some mild dark dry fruits, mild leathery notes as well as some nuttyness. Flavour is mildly ashy, leathery, caramel malty and dark fruity. Quite pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3850) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2010 Cask @ The State Bar. Mild fruitcake aroma. Dark brown colour with reddish tinge. Fruitcake, biscuit and cereal flavour. Quite smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2010
Cask at 5th English Rose Beer Festival, Luton, Bedfordshire. Very dark brown. Sweet, musty aroma of ripening silage. Leathery taste with a hint of aniseed. Slight bitterness. Rough and rather pleasing.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (3739) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2012 Cask Ale - hand pump at State Bar, Glasgow - very easy drink, smooth, sweet, delightful

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4223) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 27, 2010
Cask @ The State. Dark brown - reddish colour, off-white head. Nose is nice malted and fruity. Hint of farm smells. Flavour is malty, fruity, Low carbonated. Well drinkable.


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