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Brewed by Oban Bay (Argyll Breweries)
Style: Bitter
Oban, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You may want to call this our 80 Shilling but with a bit more hops. A reddish brown tone with a complex malty taste, coming from the blending of both colored malts and wheat malt, resulting in a refreshing, grassy and fruity ale with a hoppy finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (10042) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - MAR 25, 2017
25cl bottle via my brother. Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Some caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4823) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2016
330 ml bottle with a BB date of 3/2017 purchased in Oban. Clear brown body with a decent head but minimal lacing. . Aroma: dark bread with hops and hints of tea. Flavor follows. Medium body and carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
uckelman (773) - Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Pours clear, amber. Only a little head, which dissipates within 30s of pouring. Aroma is slightly grassy. Smoky flavor, must have some smoked malt in it? Reminiscent of smoked sausage. Very little carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sarauckelman (520) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Clear red-brown with no head. Very little aroma, a hint of smoke. Matly and extremely minerally. Thin body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (7047) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
500ml bottle; shared with no one on 16th Feb 2015. Poured into a UK pint sleeve at home, only the dog watching. Lovely clear amber body, on top a full foaming blanket which is off-white. Malty and semi-sweet in the nose, distinct toffee and caramel aromas: the taste is as the smell indicated, malty sweetness, yet with a hidden hop bitterness and bite towards the finish. A little thin body wise, could have been more robust or creamier depending on what the brewer would prefer: a little less water and a bit more alcohol and this could be awesome.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pith (160) - New York, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Pours amber small white head. Bubbles apparent. Aroma of nutty malts. Taste watery into fizzy light nutty malt.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (12721) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Cask at PRAF 2013. Pours ruby brown, the taste is thin and watery, light toffee.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (3645) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Ppurs deep amber with a cream froth. Quite a fruity taste with light spice and a touch of soap. The best of a pretty bad bunch from this brewery.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RhetoricalAns (924) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle. Hazy dark brown pour, thin tan head. A little bit of caramel, some nuttiness. Overall a little thin.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (10386) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2014
500ml bottle from the Scottish Real Ale Shop. Pours clear amber, no real head. Aromas are malty toffee, light herbs. Taste brings a nuttiness, more toffee sweet. Thin body and a watery finish. OK.


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