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Tennent's Ember | Tennent Caledonian Breweries

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Brewed by:
Tennent Caledonian Breweries
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kmacphail on 10-07-2008

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 9
Reviews by kmacphail:
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2.96/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This is Tennent's nitro version of 80/~. I tried this in the Boatshed Restuarant in Stornoway, but it is available in most Tennents bars (most of Scotland unfortunately).

The beer pours and amber-brown colour with a decent off white head that showed good retention up until half way through the pint.

The aromas were very faint. Sweet malts and a slight hint of caramel with a hint of bitter fruits; but these were faint.

The same story on the taste buds: a sweet malty taste with a hint of caramel in the mix, the beer left a lingering bitter aftertaste that actually clensed the palate, this beer would be ideal after a meal. The body is a bit on the light side for a 80/~.

This is OK, I must admit that it went down well enough for me to stay for another. It is just a bit bland, no real taste stands out. This is fine if there is nothing else available, but this, like it's Belhaven cousion, is not a patch on a decent Scottish 80/~.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Foley67
3.29/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bobhoya
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Savaseri
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Jedimaster1
4.23/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Stuck in Glasgow as a result of Heathrow being closed. Unexpectedly here I had to try this brew and it did not disappoint. Taste is malty and smooth, great for the cold weather out here. Much thicker and better than say a Boddingtons. Good beer if you ever happen to be 'stuck' in Glasgow :)

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Photo of waiting4lunch
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Honeybourne
2.36/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mdfb79
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tennent's Ember from Tennent Caledonian Breweries
3.59 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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