Colonsay Brewery 80/- Classic Scots Ale

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 060146 650014
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Colonsay Brewery Classic Scots Ale

Produced by: The Colonsay Brewery
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alc./vol: 4.2%

Proof: 8.4°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

This 80/- Classic Scots ale is brewed in the remote island of Colonsay in the Sottish Hebrides.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 21/10/2015


(sample best before end Nov/16) Clear, deep brown almost black with thin but retentive beige head and very light lacing.


Earthy coal dust, heavily toasted barley, burnt sugar, caramel and dark chocolate.


Burnt toast, caramel, chocolate, chicory and dry piney hops. Very faint saltiness.


Dry Marmite (yeast extract), burnt toast and caramel with liquorice and coffee beans.


Dark brown, almost black in appearance this 80/- Scots ale has burnt toast heavily roasted barley aromas and flavours with light chocolate, coffee and chicory notes.

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