Cairngorm Black Gold (Cask)

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style
Brewed by Cairngorm
Style: Stout
Aviemore, Scotland

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

A Scottish stout with a wonderful rich dark colour. A smooth full bodied beer with subtle bitterness giving way to late sweetness and underlying roast barley hints.

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3.2
dorain (691) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2017
Vom Fass im Winking Owl Aviemore 2017-09 getrunken. Trotz des leichten Körpers hat dieses Stout feine Schokolade und Kaffeearomen. Ein echt süffiges Bier.

3.8
IrishBoy (4237) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 15, 2017
Draft at the Loch Ness Lodge Hotel bar. Nose is light roasty coffee, chocolate, and a hint of vanilla. Extremely dark brown with a big, heavy lacing, tan head. Flavor is lightly sweet, lightly bitter, with lots of chocolate from the fairly viscous body of an ale which is only 4.4% ABV.

3.9
Piw (1264) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2017
Frisch gezapft. Klar und schwarz mit mittelgroßer Schaumkrone. Intensive Röst- und Kaffeearomen. Voller Körper. Leichte Bitternoten. Sehr gut!

3.6
john44 (3420) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2017
Cask Pints at (1) Ealing Beer Festival 2008 and (2) Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Sept 2009 - Rich dark colour. Sweet malty (roasted malts, lots of chocolate, coffee, caramel and toffee). Fruity (dried fruits, berries). Some hoppy bitterness. Smooth medium bodied beer. Bitter roast malty throughout with a sour edge. Very drinkable. Enjoyed this. Nice Stout! (2009-09)

4.6
Jhogg88 (5) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2016 does not count
On cask at The Highlander, Winlaton. Blacker than Guinness.. nice off white creamy head. Smells like roasted milky coffee. Taste is creamy, smokey and smooth. Perfect stout !

2.9
batneil (798) - - JUL 4, 2016
On tap in Newtonmore. Creamy black stout with plenty of flavour. Surprisingly mellow and easy to drink.

4.4
Seffle (468) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2016
Cask at Clachaig Inn, Glencoe 160618. Pitch black body with firm, creamy beige head. Roasted caramelle chocolate aroma. Rich roasted palate with dark chocolate and coffee. Just enough, perfectly balanced. Excellent stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
The_Osprey (9343) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Cask HP at Crosse Keys as ’Cairngorm Black Gold’, 4.4%. Black, opaque with a foamy brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, fudge. Body is smooth with low carbonation. Taste is toffee chocolate, the werthers originals they did with chocolate, fudgey yet has a little ashy bitterness offsetting this. Overall, packs lots of flavour in for the abv. A tasty, creamy stout. Definitely good for a few pints.

3.3
Sjohnh (1021) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
On tap at the ’Spoons, Earlsdon. Black with a beige head and some light lacing. Aroma has light coffee, black cherry and liquorice. Palate is light but pleasantly creamy. Taste has dark fruit, mild chocolate, dark malt and a whiff of smoke.

3.5
Parmenion777 (363) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2016
Pours black with a small frothy tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, and black coffee. A sweet malty taste, some licorice, and a roasted coffee bitter finish. Nice one.


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