Category Archives: DRINK

Belhaven Twisted Thistle

We welcome another new Scottish Beer to the fold this week in the shape of Belhaven’s delicious IPA offering with a classic name – Twisted Thistle. A hop forward Scottish IPA with a refreshingly bitter bite.

  • 5.6%
  • IBU45
  • Malts100% Scottish Pale and Crystal
  • Late hopped with Cascade and Hersbrucker to give a nose-full of citrus grapefruit hops Citrusy hop aroma develops into a mouthwatering juiciness
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Red MacGregor Orkney Brewery

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Red Macgregor is a unique beer: delicate and sophisticated yet the robust cask conditioned version of this beer was the first Scottish beer to win the BIIA World Cask Beer Gold Medal.

On the nose, this ruby-red beer is delicate, floral and fruity, with notes of violets, cherries, toffee and caramel.

On the palate, the fruits combine with a juicy malt character and hints of toasted malt, with a biscuit malt and spicy hop finish.

Scottish Beer Spotlight Innis and Gunn Rum Cask

Brewer – Innis and Gunn
6.8% ABV
The Rum Aged is matured over oak heartwood infused with specially selected rums, its spicy, full-bodied qualities make it a lively sparring partner for a round or two.

Like its Original elder brother, Rum Aged also won a prestigious Grand Gold at the Monde Selection Awards in 2012, having previously secured gold medals over three consecutive years.

TASTING NOTES
Color: Ruby red
Smell: Lots of fruit and mulled spice
Taste: Surprisingly light. Soft fruits and rich malt with aromatic spiciness from the rum.
Finish: Warming and mellow

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