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11
4
style
Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in keg, can & bottle.
Originally brewed by McEwan’s at the Fountain brewery in Edinburgh. Production moved from Fountain to the Caledonian Brewery in 2004. The McEwan’s brand passed to Heineken in 2008 after their purchase of Scottish & Newcastle’s British operations. Heineken sold the brand to Wells & Youngs in 2011. Packaged (bottle & can) McEwan’s beers are produced at Wells & Youngs brewery in Bedford.
Amber colour with a notably thick head. A sweet, spicy aroma with a hoppy finish.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 3, 2008
Great look for beer,big head,nice carbonation,dark amber beer.Aroma hops and malt.flavour,malt,hops,nice bitter,little sweetness,finish dry and sweet.Looked good but failed out.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gallac30 (29) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2008
No aroma. Color was golden however was not rich in any way. Head was frothy and tasteless. Taste was non-existent except for a bitter taste of disproportionately mixed ingredients.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (6234) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2008
500ml can.Copper with a loose cream head; caramel aroma; slightly fruity and sour flavour with more caramel malt; tinny finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2007
50 cl can. Copper color, big, creamy off-white head. Malt with some caramel, hints of fruit, dry and hoppybitter finish that is almost unpleasent.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TurboSquirrel (1) - SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2007 does not count
Brewed in Scotland (not England) by Scottish & Newcastle, Edinburgh Warm sweet aroma, metalic tasting, smooth texture with a bitter finish,

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SCOTTISHMD (1) - dyfftown keith, SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2007 does not count
this is the real stuff! absolutelt nothing else wull do ! its just like the bog fairies came oot o their peaty cubbyholes and cast a magic spell ower this fantastic beer the smootheness is fantastic a perfect accompanyment to a single malt or even a good blended whusky which mostly can be every bit as good as a standard malt ! Dont be fooled by the whusky snobs.Weel noo, be warned that is yur reccomended limit for your daily consumption of alcohol any more could cause a wee bittie liver scarring nb this is a fairly strong beer,so mak yer nippie sweetie awee ane .

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ogivlado (7434) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 16, 2007
Canned(500ml). -Clear amber coloured, medium to big pale beige head that went away slowly. Sweet malty and metallic taste with notes of caramel and just a tiny touch of burnt sugar iand hops n the finish. Boring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Was in a package of beer a buddy sent to me from England.<P> Medium brwon in color. Sweet and malty with a high degree of green hops and bitterness. More hops than I expected.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: McEwan’s Export
Date: 06/07/1996
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

dark amber, scant head, sweet malt with hop aroma, strong hop flavor with lots of bitterness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Score: **4
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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2007
500 ml can - Brewed in Edinburgh, Scotland ( not Tadcaster, England ). Clear dark amber in colour. Off white head. thin to Medium body and medium carbonation. Flavour malty, nutty, a hint of charcoal. Medium bitterness in the finish.


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