Flying Scotsman Premium Bitter | The Caledonian Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewing Company
Scotland, United Kingdom

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BlackHaddock on 12-30-2012

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 15
Reviews by BlackHaddock:
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3.73/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml Bottle BBD 30 Apr 2013: poured into an Abbot Ale tankard @ home on 30 Dec 2012.

Good amber looking beer: full head of off-white foam tops it of nicely.

Malts lead the way in the aroma and taste: caramel semi-sweetness with a roasted/toasted unsweetened buicuity feel to the whole thing.

Fairly crisp and almost sharp in the mouth: the malts however ensure this is a mostly calm malty brew and Iiked it. I'd have prefered more body depth and alcohol, but as a 4% ABV Bitter I suppose you can't expect a rich, thick beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of vinicole
3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Amber coloured beer with a wispy head.
An earthy nut and malt aroma.
Taste follows the bouquet. Quite sweet. Toffee detected.
Light to moderate body.
Straightforward bitter.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of flyingpig
3.46/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml Bottle from Home Bargains:
Reddish amber colour with a large, two-fingers tall head that is very creamy and thick looking as well as dome shaped.

Mild fruit notes and a hint of an almost metallic aroma mixed with some caramel and some sweet malts.

Light caramel malts, some sweetness and a few earthy flavours along with a touch of fruit and a biscuit taste following this. This one taste much like I was expecting but is one that tastes pretty good.

Quite light bodied and fairly smooth with moderate bitterness and a crisp, sort of dry finish that goes down well and would make an excellent session beer.

Standard tasting bitter with nothing your not expecting but it is a nice one in spite of this. The body is a little light but it is very flavoursome, especially for the relatively moderate abv. and light body.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Flying Scotsman Premium Bitter from The Caledonian Brewing Company
3.46 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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