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Traditional Scottish Ales City of Stirling 80/-

Formerly brewed at Black Wolf
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Stirling, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
500ml bottles - pasteurised.
This full flavoured traditional Scottish classic ale has been brewed with only the finest local natural ingredients. A rich malty and rewarding 80/- ale with a refreshing hoppy aftertaste. Created to commemorate Stirling becoming the sixth city in Scotland in 2002.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40452) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber to hazzlenut brown with a slowly collapsing off-white head. Dry malty to breadish aroma with a light spice note coming through. Caramel malty flavoured with a dry breadish note. Mild roasted base flavour. Shows a light acidic roasted note towards the finish alongside a mild bitterness. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4639) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2004
Dark ale with a frothy light head and hopped roasted aroma with a slight caramel flavour that has a dry hopped flavour. Overall a good Scottish ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4381) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2004
Draught at the Anchor, Birmingham. Nice friendly beer, which I’m glad has already been added as I wasn’t sure what style it was! A dark black beer, but very light and fruity, lacking the expected roasted malt. Reminds me of Frys Chocolate Cream. Subtle, slightly talcy aroma. A splendid pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerlady (556) - lucerne, SWITZERLAND - APR 25, 2008
dark brown color with a purple hint, beige head lets a nice layer on the beer when dissapearing smells roasty and chocolaty, bittersweet smell tastsbittersweet, chocolate, roasty, hidden fruit aftertaste malty roastyness, chocolate hidden fruit bittersweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeranarchist (232) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2005
Dark brown with ruby red glow and tanned head. Aroma sis roasty, som tobacco and fruit (banana?) which reminds me of my hookah. Malty taste wtih a pleasant bitter finish. Enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotty (1150) - SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2006
Bottle from Tesco. A good looking 80/-, nice deep colour and a good white head that clings to the side of the glass and leaves a delicate lace marking each sup. Typically malty in flavour with a subtle citrus fruit just noticable on the finish. A good example of an 80 bob, better than many of the bigger names, and well worth a bash.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4755) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2012
Cask by handpump at Henglers Circus, Glasgow (14 Apr 12) - dark red ale, creamy tan head, good temperature, chocolate aroma, toffee / chocolate flavour, sweet and smooth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (6786) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2004
Tesco Bottle Cracker malt and mild aromatic hop aroma. Orange brown, low creamy head. Quite fruity flavors (peach,apricot, apples), cracker malt and pine hops - quite nice. Slightly fizzly mouthfeel, fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063)
- Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Chestnut brown, bordering black, with an underlying reddish glow. Creamy, off-white head. Lightly roasted malt aroma. Very soft mouthfeel with notes of roasted malt and lightly sweet caramel. 301005

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9179)
- Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Mill At The Pier, Wigan 05/03/2005 Mid to dark brown colour with some alcohol. Fruity slightly dry toffee malt finish.

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