Broughton Excisemans 80/- (Cask)

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style
Brewed by Broughton
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Biggar, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Specially created to celebrate 25 years of brewing at Broughton Ales Ltd.
A traditional cask ale, with a dark malty brew, full of the rich flavours typical of classic Scottish 80/- ales. Full drinking with a good hop aftertaste.

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3.2
allmyvinyl (11020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 14, 2015
Cask at the white lady. Pours clear copper with a thin off-white head. Aromas of light metal, caramel. Taste is nutty, light sweet. Sweeter on the finish.

3
Stuu666 (14843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2015
Cask at Cafe royale. Pours clear amber, nose is sweet malty toffee, taste is similar, dry, creamy.

3.3
mighty_meadow (308) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at the Auld Brig in Irvine ( JDW ) bit thin but tasty. Burnt toffee. Puff candy. Oily on palate. Not bad for a quick post work pint.

3
Scopey (15704) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Cask at the halfway house, Edinburgh. It pours clear mahogany brown with a decent off-white head. The nose is earthy, brown bread, dirt, twig and dried fruit. The taste is toasty, brown bread, earth, light caramel and leather with a dry finish. Light-medium body and soft carbonation. Could be done with a touch more body. Ok bitter.

3.2
AshtonMcCobb (6916) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
On cask at Au Bar. Appearance - dark brown with red chinks. Nice head. Nose - toffee and biscuit but you have to search. Taste - the toffee is there but astringent malt takes over. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a dry and slightly astringent finish. Overall - solid but hard going at times.

3.1
Oakes (18839) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Amber and hazy. Crackery character, w a slightly sweet edge. Balanced with an off-dry finish. Decent big brewery bitter.

2.6
motelpogo (8031) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 28, 2014
on cask at halfway house in edinburgh. copper brown with a thin head; dusty aroma with a touch of stonefruit; light caramel with low bitterness; not much going on

2.7
Imaena (2359) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - NOV 8, 2013
Draught. This is a pretty boring bitter without much going for it. I would go for a different tap.

3.6
mr_h (5946) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2012
Cask by handpump at Scottish Real Ale Festival, Edinburgh (29 Jun 12) - clear brown ale, thin white head, fruity and sweet malt aroma and flavour with a lingering malty aftertaste, low carbonation, nice

2.9
JohnRMurdoch (5050) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
Cask @ SRAF 2012. Medium brown colour, not much head. Mild fruity malt aroma & flavour. Quite a smooth bitter but a bit bland.
Earlier Rating: 1/17/2011 Total Score: 3.1
Cask @ The State Bar. Toffee aroma. Medium brown colour with a good head. Toffee chocolate & grass flavour. Quite smooth. An average premium bitter.


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