Brewed by Stewart Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Edinburgh, Scotland


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottled; Regular. Occasionally available in cask.
Based on our IPA malt grist but bolstered by the wonderful American Amarillo Hop our Hollyrood is a world class pale ale.
Pale in colour with a full fresh citrus aroma, Hollyrood has a light body, moderate bitterness and tangy grapefruit flavours. It goes well with light flavoured foods such as tiger prawns in garlic butter, char-grilled chicken, pan fried sea bass, or burger & chips.
Hops: Magnum and Amarillo Malt: Maris Otter and Wheat

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cokemonkey11 (787) - - DEC 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours pale Amber golden and medium opaque with a medium thick tan foam subsiding average slow. Scent is light citra hops and some notes of lemon and pale malt. Taste is light pale ale with a lingering finish of mid hops. Great session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4797) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2016
Bottle from brewery via eebira. Slight hazy in this golden beer. Fruity and light citrus aroma and taste. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ab29 (59) - - NOV 2, 2016
beautiful fruity, aroma, fantastic balance, and overall wonderful flavour. great

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radassace (264) - SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours a lovely bright hazy orange with a white head, quite lively when I poured it. Bottle conditioned. Very tropical nose, pineapple and mango. Taste is light malt into a citrus mild bitter burst. Fairly juicy beer. Love the name, love the beer. Very Sessionable. Slinte

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (6258) - Nueva York, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Fcking Craft Pub, Moscow bottle: pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma is lightly citrusy and bread. Taste is lightly bitter and bready.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (3153) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2016
Bottle from Oddbins Beer Shop, Blackheath. Cloudy amber pour with a white head. Lots of sweet citrus in the aroma. Nicely balanced sweet fruit flavours. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
digitalviking (99) - - MAY 25, 2016
At first seems like a bit of an average APA but didnt like the soapy/skunky astringency in the taste. Also the hops remind me of Sierra Nevada Pale, which isnt my favorite style of APA. Upon comparing the hops they use, looks like they both use magnum, so maybe I just dont like that hop variety?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
themightyjag (536) - - MAY 18, 2016
330ml bottle from Craigies farm shop. Small white head, nice lacing. Hazy amber body. Gentle hoppy nose, straw and light citrus. Flavour is grass, grapefruit, biscuit malt, a little caramel. Nice lingering bitter aftertaste. Medium carbonation, sharp on the tongue. Easy drinking, refreshing, good pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (1328) - SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Lively golden beer with a slight haze to it and a white frothy head. Dry, grapefruity aroma. Flavour is nicely balanced. Dry citrus hop but with a touch of lemony sweetness as well. Feels quite rich in the mouth. Its not spectacular but it is very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (1805) - Hannover, GERMANY - APR 15, 2016
Aroma: herbs and flowers, some pine and citrus notes. Appearance: hazy straw color and white head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, weak citrus notes, flowers, quite dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, herbal finish. Overall: Decent PA, herbal and tasty.

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