Light bodied, slightly dark Scottish ale. Color comes from small amount of roast barley. Low original gravity due to Scottish tax on beer — i.e. 60 shilling version. Fermented at low temperature for more body.
Medium soft chewy body. Lower attenuation tha English beers. Black or brown in color. Low hop flavor, bitterness and aroma. Caramel or toasted flavor. Low esters, fruitiness and diacytl. Bottled version has higher carbonation.
English or Scottish pale malt. Small amount of roast barley or chocolate. English hops. Scottish Ale yeast.
Caledonian 60/-, Belhaven 60/-, Maclay 60/- Light