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RATINGS: 815   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Richer than most amber ales, 90 Shilling is smooth & deeply satisfying, with a crisp, clean Colorado taste. The name comes from the old Scottish method of naming a brewery's beer, based on original gravity and resulting tax rating.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (4080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2017
This is a nice shade of orange with a creamy head and lots of lace. This is surprisingly hoppy--not too aromatic but quite pleasantly bitter. Its slightly fruity with some caramel and breakfast cereal malt character. This is pretty full bodied beer, a little sweet but not obnoxiously so and as such is nice and drinkable. This is a solid brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutch23mp (317) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Not my normal style but a nice change definitely a Scottish ale not a spectacular appearance but makes up for it with a very nice medium body with a thick texture

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (905) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2017
Pours a clear amber with a thin off white head. The aroma consists of toffee, toasted malts, and nuts, and it isnt very strong. The taste has some mild bitterness. Its very nutty, and has toffee, biscuit, earthy malts, and a bit of butter. Aftertaste is long and mild, with nuts and biscuit. Medium in body, smooth in texture, and average in carbonation. This wasnt very exciting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicagobears (460) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2017
Burnt amber pour into New Glarus, Wisconsin pint glass. I took a chance on this as it is new to our area. Aromas of caramel and a bit earthy. A bit of hoppy spiciness. This one is more malt forward but has good balance. Flavors of chocolate malts and rich caramel. Finishes spicy with and slightly dry. Good sweet flavors without being too sweet or cloying. A well rounded beer. I can see why this is there "flagship" beer. Good Scottish/Amber ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (2698) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle. Deep Amber-Red in colour. Malty; toasty malts, buttery caramel, toffee. Fruity; apple and light citrus. Hoppy; light hops. Sweet malts and slight bitter hops. Dry mildly bitter finish. Easy drinking. (2011-04-23)

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ghostbeer (173) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 18, 2016
I had to revisit this as it was my main go to in college. It was okay, and I can see why I liked it; smooth and fairly rich, but it is not really to my tastes at this time.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (2430) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 6, 2016
clear amber colour, one inch dense slightly yellowish head; aroma of grape, caramel, biscuit, floral honey notes and maybe some bread; taste of floral honey, grape, biscuit and maybe some minimal overripe tropical fruity notes (mango?) Great brew

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (9215) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
Draught at My Brothers Bar. High creamy lasting white head. Hazy dark brown body. Sweet candylike fruity aroma. Flavour likevise very sweet fruity malt with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MikeFurl (13) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 10, 2016
Tried on draft. Not memorable at all. Sort of bland and thin with an aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7637) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Draft at a small restaurant in the middle of nowhere, Colorado. Poured a caramel malt notes with a small white head. Aroma was sweet malts, light crisp notes. Caramel malt notes. Sweetness.


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