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


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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A dark amber ale using a combination of pale & crystal malts infused with European & American hops to give a satisfying celebration drink.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2370) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, - FEB 14, 2013
Cask @ JDW Elgin [140213]
Amber brown, hazy, dense white head, some lacing
Aroma of caramel malts, toffee malts. Taste of caramel malts, fruity toffee malts, dab of apple, soft fruits, passable. Palate - thin to medium body, sweetish malt palate. Finish as main flavour, slight harshness on the tail.
Overall - Found this very average tbh....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gowdy (796) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Cask Pint at The Captain James Lang (JDW) in Dumbarton. A very dark brown. Quite clear.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Bar Fringe, 8 Swan Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England M4 5JN.

Clear medium to dark brown amber color with a small to average, frothy to fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dark fruit, keller, earthy malt, light roasted. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, earthy, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130126]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at Coombs Wood Sports and Social Club,Halesowen.17th february.Amber brown pour with medium sized lasting white head.Caramel malt aroma with a little fruit both of which appeared in the taste.A little background toffee too making a very easy to drink session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mighty_meadow (300) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2013
Again, I only had one pint and didn’t take any notes buy I will try again as it was a very easy to drink ale which would lend itself to a nice Saturday afternoon session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3336) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2012
Cask by handpump at Pot Still, Glasgow - pours clear brown ale with slightly fruity malt aroma and fruity taste, served a bit cold, but quite smooth and well drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15955) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2011
cask at standing order ...orange amber ... thin white head ... soft orange fruity nose ... light smokey fruity ... hint of woodyness ... little odd but ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3570) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2011
Cask @ The Sir John Stirling Maxwell. Caramel malt aroma & flavour. Amber brown colour. Very smooth. A good new bitter.

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