overall
27
32
style
Brewed by Islay
Style: Bitter
Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Angus Og was originally brewed for the 2004 Islay Festival of Music and Malt. Angus Og is brewed using pale and crystal malts, water and yeaast. The hops used are goldings, Mount Hood ad Styrian Golding. It is named after Angus Og, a Lord of the Isles, whose residence was on the Isle of Islay.

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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
omhper (24637) - Tyres, - JAN 27, 2013
Bottled, thanks oh6gdx! Cloudy orange. fruity nose with peach, plastic and chalk. Sweetish with light body. Like most Islay ales it is predominantly chalky - here with an addition of plastic and rubber. Peachy hops before a finish with some chemical bitterness. Quite unpleasant.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenL8 (151) - SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2017
UPDATED: APR 3, 2017 Not as bad as people make it out to be here! Aroma and Flavours are restrained but the beer is nicely bitter and has an interesting nutty and caramel note. A little peaty note. I don?t agree with the bad ratings.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
minutemat (5146) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2016
500ml bottle from Scottish Real Ale Shop, Kilmahog. Pours clear amber, thin foamy off-white head. Aroma is sourish leafy malts. Taste is lightly sour, lightly metallic, lightly leathery, finishing dry. Not great.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hartoloni (226) - - OCT 1, 2016
Little aroma to speak of, slight malts. Taste metalic, slight citrus. Very wattery. Perhaps a bad bottle. This got chucked

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (6408) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle at the Jurancon Hotel in Craighouse. Appearance - deep brown with a lovely fluffy head. Nose - sweet malt, light toffee and nuts. Taste - like cereal saturated in milk. More of the light toffee note. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - Id say this was more in the Scottish Ale style than Bitter. Solid enough.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
MrJamesMcEwan (243) - SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2015
* Bottle 4.5%. Pours amber/mahogany, cloudy, with a beige head. * Aroma is medium, wood, fruit, sour, caramel. * Palate is medium body, very high carbonation, fine bubbles. * Taste is medium, wood, very dry, sour, caramel & spice. * Finish is very dry and bitter. * Overall wood, dry, sour, caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (5353) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2015
500ml bottle at home, from Aldi, Prestwick Toll (bb 30 Sep 2016), weak resinous, woody aroma, chestnut brown with no head, flavour as aroma with a slightly sour finish, odd flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (3267) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2015
Flaska. Klar brnstensfrgad l med ett litet smutsvitt skum. Dofter av malt, karamell och rter. Smakinslag av citrus, karamell och rter. Ltt beska i avslutningen. Mjuk munknsla.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (26415) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottled (from AbM, old backlog). Hazy amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is mild wood, fruits, sulphur, some metal and mild leathery notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, sulphur, mild leather and some light bitterness. Quite much like Saligo, but a bit darker in colour.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle at Yesprs - Thanks. Cloudy amber - white head. Berries, youghurt, grape fruit, liight malty, sour, sour berries, off - no thanks.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (25619) - Malm, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak sour caramel aroma. Fruity malty sour spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy sour finish.


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