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Scottish Craft Lager (Marks & Spencers) | Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
Scotland, United Kingdom
harviestoun.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by flyingpig on 10-31-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
4
pDev:
4.29%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by flyingpig:
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3.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

750ml bottle as a present:
Amber with a thin and slightly foamy looking, white lacing for a head that stays consistent throughout.

Light caramel and some sweetness on the nose upfront with touches of butter, some bread and a little biscuit too. There is some citrus hints and a little bitterness too.

Medium bitterness with some bread, sweetness & some butter too. There is a hint of vanilla, some caramel and a little citrus but all of these are quite light.

Medium with an almost thick feel that is slightly creamy. There is medium carbonation and a bittersweet finish.

Not a bad lager really and whilst similar to Schiehallion, sadly this one isn't quite in the same league. Still quite drinkable and one that was enjoyable.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled in a cork champagne cork stopped 750ml bomber bottle
Clear straw yellow, decent white head. Aroma of some caramel and wheat. Taste is citrus, caramel with a medium bitter finish. Slightly spicy aftertaste. Refreshing and tasty.

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Photo of Hanglow
3.36/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours slightly hazy golden with minimal head

Aroma of sweet malt and slight grapefruit

Taste follows. Carbonation is very low

It's decent but I think the low carbonation doesn't help. It's certainly the poor relation to Schiehallion

Too expensive at £2.40 a bottle when Schiehallion is £2 everywhere

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Photo of AlexW693
3.52/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Scottish Craft Lager (Marks & Spencers) from Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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