Tag Archives: Scottish

Stewart Brewery St. Giles (5%)

I’ve no idea why, but I had a feeling I wasn’t going to like this beer and as a result it’s sat waiting to be tried for ages. I was wrong. I often am. Because in actual fact St. Giles … Continue reading

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Williams Bros. Brewing Co. Kelpie (4.4%)

Kelpie is a Seaweed Ale. Brewed with Bladderwrack, it supposedly replicates old Scottish coastal beers that used barley grown in fields fertilised with seaweed. Having lived on the coast (of Cornwall rather than Scotland) I can categorically state that Kelpie … Continue reading

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Fyne Ales Piper’s Gold (3.8%)

We finally have weather decent enough to get into the back garden and so out I went to get on with all the jobs that needed doing. And I must say that after a morning of painting fences, Radio 4 … Continue reading

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Isle Of Skye Brewery Cuillin Beast (7%)

Cuillin Beast is, supposedly, a strong Scottish Ale but it’s rather disappointing. It pours a decent if slightly vapid copper but even the smell is a bit odd. The smell is a bit fruity and a bit sweet, but there’s … Continue reading

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Harviestoun Ola Dubh (8%)

OK, so I opened and poured this, and then I took a few photos, and then I took a swig and found myself saying, “Oooh, ” out loud. Ola Dubh is one of those beers. There are three editions, all … Continue reading

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