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Traditional Scottish Ales Stirling Brig

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Brewed by Traditional Scottish Ales
Style: Bitter
Stirling, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle Conditioned as Brig O’ Allan 80/- Ale @ 4.0%. May appear bottled under other names as well.
Brewed to commemorate the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Stirling Bridge 1297. Classic rich dark ruby red ale with a creamy head. Typical Scottish 80/- style ale.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2450) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch (as Bridge of Allan Brig O’ Allan 80/-) - clear dark brown, thin bubbly beige head, floral, chocolate malty aroma, very thin bodied, malty, bit of fruit, rather bland

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnRMurdoch (2967) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2013
500ml bottle from Allanwater Brewhouse shared with mr_h. Dark brown, not much head. Mild toffee malt aroma. Dry caramel malt flavour. Watery with bitter aftertaste. A fairly insipid bitter.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1317) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 11, 2011
Tasted this in The Esquire House, Glasgow (JDW) in August 2010. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear dark copper in colour with a tight creamy buff white head. Green apple fruit in the short aroma with a whiff of hydrogen sulphide. Nice creamy mouthfeel and good lacing. Malty overtones from the pale malt base with crystal malt evident. Digestive biscuit malt with dry raisin fruit. Metallic note of hop resins present in the aftertaste but short in intensity. Robust malty finish with caramel notes. An excellent session ale and well recommended.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kristall-König (2117) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2011
Geruch säuerlich, malzig und ein bißchen getreidig. Antrunk süß. Mitte malzig-säuerlich mit einem Touch von Feigen. Malziger Abgang. Eher gewöhnungsbedürftig. Test vom 29.11.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2011
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Dark amber with a small off white head. Cardboardy malt aroma. Very sweet malt taste, with dates and canteloupe melon. Mid bitter finish. I really liked this.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HenrikSoegaard (10103) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2011
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. DArk yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Short light bitter finsh. Watery paklate. Boring.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (3857) - Burgos, SPAIN - JAN 26, 2011
Bottle from Beers of Europe, as Brig O’Allan, 4% abv. Clear light brown colour, tan head. Aroma is caramel, wood polish, a bit nutty. Flavour is slight toasted malts, caramel, nuts, bit of fruits, ash indeed. Slightly dry finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2010
Bottled (from Estate Wine, Holstebro). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is toffee, caramel malts, fruits, wood and some mild floral notes as well. Flavour is quite much the same, but not that much toffeeish notes at all.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2010
Dark golden with a small white head. Malty aroma of biscuit and bread. Dry and malty flavour with a bit of apple peel character

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (1972) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2010
Pours quite dark brown with a light head. Aroma is sweet malts, flavor too with a hint of banana. Pretty ordinary scot ale.


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