overall
75
96
style
Brewed by Inveralmond (Innis & Gunn)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Unfiltered. Bottle: Filtered.
A dark beer with a well balanced sweetness, malt and chocolate tones. Challenger, Fuggles and Cascade hops produce a rich and spicy aroma with a balanced bitterness and full-bodied flavour.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (422) - larkhall, - MAR 22, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2017 caramel, malt sweet toffee- all there,. a wee gem and thoroughly enjoyed this one.rerated jan 2 2017 and lovely once again . Bit of peat?


3.5
GIJOE (1251) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - AUG 27, 2017
Pours dark amber with a frothy off-white head that reduces to a film. Nose is caramel and toffee with hints of citrus. Taste is nutty and sweet. Smooth medium bodied ale with mild carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Heidbummer (832) - SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2017
Pint at the Shore. Pours auburn, dense white head (proved difficult to pour for some reason). Thick and creamy, malty an quite dense. A decent, somewhat traditional ale.

3.4
mR_fr0g (13226) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2017
Cask at the GBBF 2017. Day 5. 12/08/2017. A clear amber copper a loose greyish white head. Aroma is sweet layered malts, toffee, apple brown sugars and fruit cakey malts. Flavour is composed of of semi sweet, . Nutty malts light toffee, spicy fruit cake. Palate is semi sweet, numbing malts, decent cask condition. Not bad. Like it.

3.5
ansalon (4103) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2017
Pours a deep amber with a medium frothy off white head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, rye bread, citrus. Taste is caramel and nutty with light bready notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.6
john44 (3345) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle. Dark Brown in colour. Very Malty; sweet roasty malts, wheat, lots and lots of chocolate, caramel. Hoppy; spicy, slightly earthy, hops,. Nice malt/hop balance. Sweet roasty chocolaty malts meet spicy earthy hops. Dry roast malty finish. Very tasty. Liked this a lot. Nice beer! (2010-06)

3.3
CH-303 (2344) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 28, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2017 Appearance: Dark red brown, some light tan head.
Aroma: Medium malt, nutty.
Taste: Medium malt, light sweetness, nutty.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 500 ml, CHF 6.80
Info: 26/11-2016, 104/300M, BB: 30/4-2017

3.6
NallePalle (686) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2016
Bottle, O’Connor’s, Uppsala. Pleasant bitter, well balanced, pronounced bitter finish.

3.8
radassace (412) - SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Nice, had this once or twice before years ago and drank from the bottle. Poured into a glass and I always thought it was a Stout/porter. It’s a dark red ale. Lovely, roasted malt coffee etc with a bit of bitterness. Easy to drink.

3.4
Parmenion777 (342) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2016
Pours a dark amber with a loose off white head. Malty, caramel and toffee aroma some earthiness. Similar taste, malty sweet caramel with a moderate bitter finish. Nothing out of the ordinary but very drinkable.

3.2
stravale (3088) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - AUG 29, 2016
Cask @ Linen Hall, Enniskillen [060816]
Amber, slight haze, bubbly white head
Aroma of sweet toffee caramel
Taste of sweet toffee caramel, some soft bitter earthy hops, some fruity malts
Palate - Medium body, slightly tangy, light bitter. Finish is quite dry, soft tangy malts
Overall - Well it’s been a while since I’ve had a Scottish cask beer - it’s OK


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