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

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask, Special;
A special brew for the Cloisters Bar Edinburgh


larsga's rating

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6260) - Oslo, - OCT 19, 2009
Medium beige creamy head. Deep brown body. No discernible aroma. Dry-sweet roasty earthy fruity taste with floral musty notes. Mild, smooth mouthfeel. Mid-bodied. Dryish roasty wooden aftertaste with earthy notes. Decent, but nothing special. (0.25l cask, Cloisters, Edinburgh.)


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Pours dark amber, nose is sweet toffee, apple, taste is sweet, thin, light fruit.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jfb (4005) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2014
(draught) pours a hazy ruby-amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of heavy butter, some bread dough, treebark and green apple. flavour is more butter and raisins, with a hint of earth and toffee, very bland. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3158) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 11, 2014
Cask@ cloisters
copper red with fine marshmallow head. Dusty caramel and hedge clippings on nose. Sweet red berry malts, quite dry on the tongue, full bodied and gentle carbonation. Digestive biscuit caramalt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (3959) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Amber pour, nice white head. Aromas of biscuit and red fruit. Caramel sweetness on the taste, nice balancing light bitterness. Easy drinking and very sessionable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2277) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 4, 2013
Cask at Cloisters, Edibnurgh. Amber body, a bit of sweetness in the aroma, but not too notable. Nice sweet malt and bitter hops in the taste, balanced. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1500) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2013
Aroma: Mild aroma of toffee, red fruits and lime.

Appearance: Amber body with a thin beige head. Great lacing.

Taste: A real thirst quencher - it’s really light and moreish. Lightly roasted malt, toffee apple and a slightly peppery finish.

Palate: Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Flat carbonation.

Overall: A very easy drinking Bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrW (428) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2013
On cask @ Cloisters, Edinburgh. Malty aroma, caramel, cheesy. Amberbrownish, thick creamy head, lacing. Nuts, balanced, bread, gently fades. Medium body, rapidly gone.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2549) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2012
[on cask somewhere in Edinburgh] Earthy hops aroma in balance with sweet caramel and toffee and apple. Clear red-brown under a lasting, off-white cover. Smooth and creamy gentle toffee flavour with subtle hops bitterness balanced by sweet malt. Hops flavour apparent and earthy and a bit spicy. Light to medium body, low carbonation, sweet toffee finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2229) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 3, 2012
Cask @ Cloisters, Edinburgh
Ruby caramel brown, clear, thin head, no lacing
Aroma of dark caramel malts, dark fruits, sweet dark malts
Taste as aroma...soft flavour...ok
Palate - soft carb, medium body, soft dark fruits, mellow. Finish as main flavour.
Overall - Quite ok, easy drinking, not much going on but quite pleasant

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mr_h (3002) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2012
Cask by handpump at Cloisters, Edinburgh (22 Mar 12) - lightly hopped fruity aroma, clear dark brown ale with a creamy tan head, sweet, smooth, nice and fruity, lovely


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