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Style: Stout
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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Previously 4.8%
Launched as Bridge of Allan Glencoe
Traditional Scottish stout with a creamy, toasted oatmeal flavour. Lightly hopped with a complex roast malt aroma and a smooth silky aftertaste. As dark, mysterious & interesting as the glen itís named after. Arguably better than the best Guiness!!!


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (5799) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2004
Cask at the Ipswich Beer Festival 2004, gravity dispense. Colour is black / dark ruby. Lovely aroma of dark fruits / prunes, English pipe tobacco, chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roast barley and oats on a surprisingly fruity background. Very drinkable. Fruity aftertaste - not what you expect from a stout, but nice! (And the beer is vegan - as if I cared!)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4147) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2004
Hand pulled at the Anchor, Birmingham as part of their organic beer weekend. Jet black, with a great looking sloppy and sticky beige head. Very creamy - like the coffee creams you used to get in Milk Tray. Light feeling, with a burnt oats flavour, which is fairly insistent. Reminds me of Angel Delight...

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2004
Cask conditioned @ Reading Beer Festival. Powerful chocolate roasty arom, malt and raisings. Slightly cloying body with some acidity and a touch thin. Promise of rich roasty pleasures disappears in the body but very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5414) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2015 Nov, 2003 Gravity @ Medway Beer Fest as Bridge of Allan Glencoe. Pitch black with a ragged brown ring. Enormous coffee aroma. An absolute wow! thereís a slap of leather in there and a bit of roasted beef. Wonderful. Itís a shame the flavour doesnít live up to the promise of the aroma. Itís decent enough - some dark chocolate and that chocolate again, but with big watery gaps and a rather timid finish. The body is thin and refreshing - perhaps too thin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11476) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2003
Cask Conditioned at The Golden Ball, York. Dark black red beer with malty head. Dark roasted chocolate malts with long dry acidic aftertaste. A nicely rounded stout.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2002
Had this cask-conditioned beer on draught in a Glasgow pub. It was absolutely amazing. It must be the freshest beer Iíve ever had. Dark, creamy, fresh roasted coffee, oats and licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21416) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2002
Sampled cask conditioned at GBBF.
Dark black. Coffee, oat and licorice aroma. Sweet and full bodied with creamy mouthfeel. Really roasty. Bitter finish.


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