McEwan's Signature - The Caledonian Brewing Company

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McEwan's Signature
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: EmperorBevis on 07-12-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of BlackHaddock
3.49/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Clear 500ml bottle: BBD 22 Mar 2014. Poured into an 'Old Speckled Hen' badged vase shaped pint glass on 4 Oct 2013.

Nice looking brew, clean and clear chestnut red/brown with a creamy head that gave some heavy lacing.

More malty than hoppy, this has a toffee apple aroma and taste which I liked.

Medium bodied and flavoursome, if you are into malty brews. The hops don't really get a look in apart from being there to prevent the beer becoming too sweet.

I've just finished a 5 hour shift at a Cask beer festival (but drove home, so no tasters) and this is just what I needed, a hoppier beer comes next!

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.51/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It pours a nice enough looking beer
with clear chestnut brown body and fairly respectable head of 2mm head
with about 80% of which too dense to see through

There is a sourness in the smell like metal rubbed with vinegar and a certain amount of wheat notes

It actually has a bit of taste going on
quite a sweet start with a bit of a copper taste that slowly turns bitter
leaving a boozy flavour at the back off the mouth

Just too flimsy a mouthfeel though it has the carbonation pretty much right

Overall an okay if pretty dull brown beer
it's claims of being rich & subtly complex are like Simon Cowell issuing
that statement, completely false, in the latter part at least.

McEwan's Signature from The Caledonian Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.