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Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Bitter
Alva, Central, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
This beer is a great accompaniment to haggis. It’s brewed using pale and crystal malts and well hopped with Fuggles, East Kent Goldings and Styrian. Previously at 4.4%

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Ungstrup (37675) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2006
An amber beer with a nice orange head. The aroma is sweet with notes of straw, berries, and caramel as well as a slight acidic note. The flavor is sweet with primary notes of caramel and straw, leading to a dry end.

3.4
joergen (28174) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with a small off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles. Flavour of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles.

3
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2010
[email protected] Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel, some wood and mild fruityness. Flavour is fruits, caramel, some wood and mild bready maltyness.

3.1
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear amber with a small, off-white head. Lightly floral and very fresh aroma hops in the nose. Rather light-bodied with distinct nutty flavours and a hoppy finish. 200106

3.4
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
14th January 2008
A rereshing ale with lots of juicy hop fruitiness but isn’t overly bitter. A very pleasant beer to have with food.

2.6
cgarvieuk (24536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2008
Bottle at home ... Golden orange ... fruity hop ... musty dry hop ... little biscuity ... little citrus. Doesnt seem that balanced... I wouldnt ruin a good Haggis with this.

4.3
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2006
500ml bottle from Sainsbury. Don’t know if they have changed the recipe or what, but I’m right with Magic Dave on this one. I have been so accustomed to Harviestoun’s use of US hops it was nice to have something else from them and for once a pasteurised beer was really good. Very pale copper colour with lasting white head. Earthy hop with fragrant EKG coming through. Some faint gingerish caramel. Mix of soft malts and nice citric hop with gtrapefruit and excellent dryness. Good complex hops on both the aroma and in the flavour and lasting into the finish. Lovely intense juicy rapefruit. Really impressed with the hops on this. Some dustiness too.

3.4
Scopey (14768) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2017
Back from the dead brew! Bottle from Westhill Service Station. It pours clear golden - amber with a decent white head. The aroma is fresh, sweet, juicy, elderflower, caramel, dried apricot and apple pie. The taste is dry, bitter, earthy, wood, floral, citrus peel, resin, apple, custard, caramel and tannin with a drying finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Decent bitter with a particularly nice aroma.

2.3
imdownthepub (14557) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2005
Bottled, pasteurised, 500ml. Orange ambr beer with high carbonation and fizzed head. Thin bodied pale ale, over carbonated, with a thin malt flavour. Little of the expected hop note, pretty disapointing.

3.4
leaparsons (10554) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2006
Bottle. Amber/gold with a small white head. Aromas are fresh pine and grapefruit with earthy hops and spices. Fairly sweet caramel malts. Flavours are spiced oranges and citrus with sweet grapefruit. Some caramel malts with nice peppery and bitter hops. Good stuff.


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