Brewed by Black Wolf
Style: Bitter
Stirling, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Bottle: Filtered; Regularly available
Previously known as Ben Nevis
A mountain of a beer, this is a chestnut red, malty, full-bodied beast with a lightly hopped aftertaste.

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reebtogi (6350) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 26, 2012
500ml bottle pours amber in color with a small white head that settles quickly and reveals some spotted lacing as it settles. Aroma is caramel and grass. Taste is caramel malty sweetness with some grassy bitterness and a slight metallic note. Light bodied with decent carbonation providing a nice tickle on the tongue. A decent brew for the style, but not as flavorful as some of the other English IPA’s that I have sampled. Although, I will have to admit it was very cold when I poured it.

scotty (1224) - SCOTLAND - SEP 3, 2012
Not really ruby in colour, more of a darkish gold, thin white head, but lasting well. Quite smooth, gently malty, hops are very much in the background. Overall, a pretty average beer, no outstanding features! Would I buy again??......?

jamesie1857 (1975) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2012
500ml bottle - a clear ruby body with a thick foamy head which is lasting quite a while. A floral nose with some grass and sweetness there. The first taste is sweet, but goes into a bitter toffee-cum-caramel taste. Kinda oily and moderate carbonation, with a malty aftertaste. Not too bad, would possibly try again if I saw it.

petexner (936) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 10, 2012
bottle. i love it. very refreshing taste, nice bitterness and fruit tones, small head.

hopcox (29) - SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2012
Deep ruby colour. Toffee aroma with faint note of grass. Coppery metallic taste cuts into the caramel flavour. Overall tastes thin and weak. Needs more bittering hops. Not great.

jamestulloch (4276) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2012
Aroma: Plum, caramel and grassy notes. Very malty.

Appearance: Clear, dark copper coloured body with a thin, light tan head. Medium carbonation. Good lacing.

Taste: Initial sweet malt taste, before the bitter finish. More like a bitter than an IPA.

Palate: Light body with a slick, oily mouthfeel. Lively carbonation.

Overall: A decent British IPA, though not the most memorable.

pivoveskotsku (201) - SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
Dark, dirty amber colour. Aroma of malt and bread and some fruit. Taste is sweet, caramely, bitterness and some fruit. I can’t say I particularly enjoyed this. It’s OK, but nothing more than that.

WeissGary (286) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2012
Quite a nice beer! Pours a lovely ruby body, head dissipates quickly. Lovely soft malty/bready aroma. Tastes quite creamy. This is a really sessionable IPA style beer... not too hard or too soft, just right!

daniele (9548) - ITALY - MAY 4, 2012
ambrata buona schiuma persistente maltata leggero caramello erbaceo qualche imperfezione poco corpo legermente lupolata media sechezza

rosenbergh (11755) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2012
330 ml bottle. Aberdeen, Scotland.
Dark copper colour with small light tan head. Very dark malt, caramel, nuts, wood and mild bitterness in aroma. Dark malt, dry wood and dry mild bitterness. Dark English style IPA.

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