McEwan's Export | The Caledonian Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewing Company
Scotland, United Kingdom
caledonian-brewery.co.uk

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
74
Reviews:
33
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
17.39%
 
 
Wants:
4
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Ratings: 74 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of BeckHardy
2.76/5  rDev -20%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I have had this twice. Once on tap at Dirty Nelly's Irish pub and once from the can. For this review I will focus on the draft version. It was served in a proper 20 ounce pint glass. The appearance was copper and the head was two fingers. A decent amount of lacing I might add. I detected that usual bready aroma like biscuits. Maybe some bread crust. Heck it smelled like beer. Upon my first sip I noted some sweetness and what could have been some hop oil. It wasn't overly bitter at all. Just the right amount to make it refreshing. The mouth feel was a little heavy but again not overwhelmingly. I found McEwan's Export to be very drinkable. Over all I was pleased.

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Photo of pcbnumber1
3.34/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Squire123
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FLima
3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Copper color with a one finger thin head with short retention.
Aroma of caramels, spices, earthy hops, butterscotch and red fruits.
English flavor with notes of caramels, slightly toasted malts, soap, floral and earthy hops, ginger, tea leaves, nuts and red fruit citrusy. Dry aftertaste with a low to medium bitterness.
Light towards medium body with appropriate carbonation.
Mild Scottish ale and very easy to drink. Nothing exceptional though.

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Photo of csurowiec
3.59/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled
rich brown body body with good coverage of white head
toffee & carbolic soap aroma
That soap goes through to the flavour in a very traditional beer taste with nice malty wheat and mid strength bitter finish
good mouthfeel, nice carbonation
decent stuff

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Photo of vinicole
3.41/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Rich deep copper colour. Slight frothy head.
Hoppy aroma.
Light bitterness with earthy notes. Some distant malt.
Insubstantial mouthful.
Nowhere near what I remember from years ago which was a much richer Scotch Ale.

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Photo of Foley67
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lewis_stephen
3.71/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ross_beattie
3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of patre_tim
3.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown tea colour with no carbonation, filtered and topped with 2 fingers of creamy beige head.

Dried grass, tea, caramel, very light.

Tea, caramel, grass.

Smooth, creamy light body, little carbonation.

Really smooth brew. Got in Chiang Mai, drank May 20th, 2014. Really creamy thought there is no strong flavor, just a light delicious feel to a hint of caramel malty goodness.

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3.24/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +37.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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McEwan's Export from The Caledonian Brewing Company
3.45 out of 5 based on 74 ratings.
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