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Brewed by Black Wolf
Style: Bitter
Stirling, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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bottle,regular
Previously known as Ben Nevis
A mountain of a beer, this is a chestnut red, malty, full-bodied beast with a lightly hopped aftertaste.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MRMedellin (210) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - FEB 17, 2014
I really enjoyed this beer. In glass is a dark red beer with a beige head, and adequate carbonation. The aroma has caramel, bread, and strong coffee notes, the taste is clear, with a medium body, not too much of the malt is felt, and that is the only bad thing. At the end the hops flavor is strong, and persistent, like an IPA should be.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4077) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2003
Bridge of Allan continues to produce original and interesting beers not just bottled versions of bog standard bitters. This one is in the traditional Scotish 80/ style-not as much body as I would prefer but a nice subtle smokey taste. Quite malty and rather drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2008
Bottle at home ... Deep brown ... very fruity nose quite nice ... rounded fruity malts well balanced... little hop in back ... Oh this is going down well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
petexner (935) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 10, 2012
bottle. i love it. very refreshing taste, nice bitterness and fruit tones, small head.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2008
From the brewery, Scotland. Bottled, 230808. Dark amber - brown with off-white head. Aroma of malt and some smoke. Flavor is balanced sweet from caramel and malt with fruit tones and a roast finish and medium bitterness. Best I’ve had from BOA.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2012
Quite a nice beer! Pours a lovely ruby body, head dissipates quickly. Lovely soft malty/bready aroma. Tastes quite creamy. This is a really sessionable IPA style beer... not too hard or too soft, just right!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2728) - California, USA - JUN 1, 2011
1 June 2011, bottle. dark amber, clear some bubbles. nice red fruit nose and a surprising alcohol and hop aroma. med body and mildly fizzy. flavour is not as grand. biting sweet nutty amber ale. some lingering bitter grassy hops. nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1474) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2012
500ml bottle - a clear ruby body with a thick foamy head which is lasting quite a while. A floral nose with some grass and sweetness there. The first taste is sweet, but goes into a bitter toffee-cum-caramel taste. Kinda oily and moderate carbonation, with a malty aftertaste. Not too bad, would possibly try again if I saw it.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (911) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2013
500ml bottle. dark copper colour. aroma is smoky and slightly hoppy. taste was very interesting (as was aroma) and i was confused. says it’s an IPA on the bottle. categorised on here as a bitter. but it was extremely smoky and complex unlike a normal bitter. not sure how i would categorise it but it tasted great. just not what i expected.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2003
Red-brown with thin off-white head. Smoked aroma with tones of fudge, pumpkin and carrot. Smoked flavour.


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