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66
style
Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Bitter
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 361   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised versions in bottle, can and keg.

Russet-brown best bitter with a malty fruit aroma and a good balance of dryness.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (1326) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2017
Bottle as Edinburgh Castle from a bargain store chestnut colour tasye caramel butterscotch Meh.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (10042) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - APR 12, 2017
50cl bottle from home bargains. Very thin white head. Clear amber pour. A bit watery.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Antzrhere (181) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2017 Pours ruby brown with white head. Weak aroma of caramel malt. Taste is dry roast,malt and buttery toffee. Relatively smooth. Sessionable

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Johnstledger8 (1121) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 27, 2017
As Edinburgh Castle. Pours a ruby red with a lasting off white nitro head. Aroma is of toffee, red fruits, grains. Taste is of toffee, red fruits, balanced. Soft oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (6184) - GERMANY - FEB 15, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2017 (cask) hazy deep amber colour with a creamy light-beige head. aroma of heavy bread dough and floral hops, with lots of yeast, some white bread and grain. flavour is mostly grainy pale malts and herbal hops, quite yeasty, with a light-bitter earthy finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (7631) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2017
Cask at Edmunds brew house; clear copper pour with a creamy magnolia head, aroma has red fruits and smokey malts, taste has malts, fruits, basic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Don2711 (460) - - JAN 30, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2017 Amber. Malty. Some toffee.Nice Scottish heavy . Palate good. Overall seems about right to me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (1085) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2017
Was actually an Edinburgh Castle at The Crystal Palace (JDW) in Glasgow. A darker golden, almost brown colour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (2108) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2016
Poirs an amber brown colour. Taste is quite sweet and malty. A lovely example of a Scottish Heavy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdleedahl (430) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 27, 2016
Quite smoky, easily the dominant aroma and flavour. Good, full bodies malt flavour. Low carbonation. Had at St Christophers inn London. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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