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Stewart Solas

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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Keg and cask, special
Red IPA
The Battle of the Brewers third beer. Will we make it a hat-trick?!
Magnum, Columbus, Galaxy


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4679) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
50cl Bottle, tfs R&J! Hazy amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of fruits, grapefruit, melon, pineapple, caramel, dank. Flavour is medium sweet, fruity, grapefruit, dank hoppy light weed-like bitter finish. Light-bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Burgers (322) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Murky red with small cream coloured head. Aromas of red fruits and marmalade. Taste medium bitter and sweetness with light sourness. Creamy mouthfeeel. Fair carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A hazy red-brown coloured beer with pine, red fruit and chocolate notes followed by a dry, nutty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
8th May 2014
Hazy red - amber beer, small pale cream coloured head. Palate is airy and light with good fine carbonation. Light airy malt. Very nice hops - light orange and orange marmalade. The malt turns slightly creamy. Whisper of lemon. Smooth finish. Not a shouty beer but it hangs together beautifully and is super drinkable. One of those bottles that just vanish before you realise it. Fine beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (646) - SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle shared with Mr_H and JohnRMurdoch sweet fresh floral aroma clear red pink colour taste is likewise sweet fruity hoppy very nice

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (180) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle from the Beer Hive. Amber with haze. Sugar nose, medium body and hops. Very drinkable and great to see Stewarts pushing beyond their standard fare.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2013
On tap @ the Scran and Scallie. Appearance - amber with a nice head. Nose - biscuits, citrus perhaps some apples. Taste - biscuit and apples and some lemon on the finish. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy yet crunchy texture and a fairly refreshing finish. Overall - this is in the direction of a bitter in my opinion. A decent drop though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3350) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Cask at Red Squirrel. Pours copper with a good white head. Aromas of red fruit and toffee caramel bready maltiness. Good bitterness, but I could take more in the style, malts come through nicely. Medium to light body, flat carbonation. Good finish. Enjoyed this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Cask at Guildford Arms, Edinburgh. It pours clear reddish-brown with a medium white head. The nose is caramel, wood polish, red berry and sponge. The taste is smooth, caramel, wood, red berry, touch of jam and brown bread with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Smooth, easy going stuff. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 17, 2013
Cask @ SRAF [130713]
Copper red, clear, bubbly thin rim
Aroma of caramel, soft citrus fruits, quite malty, touch floral
Taste of caramel malts, quite malty, soft citrus, hint of grassy hop, notice some alcohol
Palate - Medium-thin body, bit oily, caramel sweet malt palate
Overall - OK, bit non descript tbh


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