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Brewed by Strathaven
Style: Bitter
Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Our amber ale is traditionally hand brewed with a blend of lager and Maris Otter malts hopped with both UK and American varieties to give a refreshing citrus taste.


ianwelby's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (731) - - AUG 10, 2013
Cloudy amber beer with a light citrus aroma. Taste is similar. Lightly hopped and an almost smoky edge to it. Nothing special but drinkable.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (877) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Cask pint at The Sanderling (JDW) at Glasgow airport. Dark brown colour with some head.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (6166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Cask at the White Lady. Pours amber, nose is biscuit, toffee, taste is dry, crisp, floral.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10291) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2014
Sampled @ Finest Spirits and Beer Convention Bochum 2014: Orangegelbes Bier mit geringer weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig, grasig, malzig. Geschmack holzig, malzig, grasig, hopfig.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabuzzer (278) - SCOTLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Cask in Hudson’s, East Kilbride. Amber colour with decent head. Slight citrus notes, but otherwise fairly unremarkable.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Imaena (2033) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Draught. This is a nice easy drinking bitter that has some good hopping.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (1680) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2013
On cask at Castlecary House Hotel, Castlecary. Pours light amber with froth head. Quite a smoky start with fruits finish. Quite a pleasant smoky session ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jd543 (418) - SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2013
Bit light in colour given the name. Creamy with citrus/ginger on the tongue.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Malt Shovel Northampton 11/03/13. An oranegy gold coloured beer with a whitish head. A bog standard bittersweet beer. A bit creamy in places. Ordinary and safe. Not a distraction.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stravale (2478) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 11, 2012
Cask @ JDW Muckle Cross, Elgin
Golden amber, clear, quite dense white head with some lacing
Aroma - pale malts, touch of hay, pale fruits, bit musty
Taste - pale malts, touch of honey, hint of rubber, soft old pale fruits, not a great flavour
Palate - soft carb, quite oily. Finish - some bitterness, bit metallic, odd plastic note
Overall - Well this wasn’t good...it isn’t an amber ale...is a golden ale/bitter


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