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Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stromness, Scotland

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Changed name from Latitude Pale Ale to Latitude Pilsner.
Available in cask (described as "Cask Pilsner"), and in bottle ("Highland Pilsner"), this beer is a delicious straw-coloured session beer, dominated by crisp, fresh, citrus hop character from classic German "noble hops".
Brewed with a balance of best British Ale Malt and Lager Malt, this beer exhibits a pale straw colour. The aroma combines a zesty attack and an apricot fruitiness with the subtle floral hop notes of the Styrian Golding, Saaz and Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops.
Moderate levels of residual sweetness are balanced by a crisp, well-rounded bitterness to give a clean, refreshing mouthfeel in the best traditions of pilsners – pint after pint!


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1801) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
Cask. Pours a pale yellow colour with a fluffy white head, aroma is all citrus fruits and hops, taste is bitter with fruit,which leads to a dry bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1224) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2014 Bottle, gift from Pamela H. Hazy pale golden body with a thin white head that holds well. Fine carbonation. Nice lacing. Aroma of grain, hay and a hint of lemon. Flavour is exactly like the aroma with a crisp, bitter quality. Clean and grassy. Medium body with an oily texture. Light fizz. Supremely drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2035) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2013 Cask @ JDW Elgin [100313] Light straw, clear, frothy white head, good lacing Aroma of very light citrus, hint of lemon, soft fruits, very light cereal malt Taste as aroma, soft lemon citrus, light pale malt, refreshing Palate - thin body, bit watery, light tangy palate. Finish of soft lemon, bit more tangy lemon in finish Overall - Very simple beer, easy, refreshing, decent enough but got bored by the end of the pint..... ok up from 11 to 12 (JDW elgin) (120313)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1328) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2012
First tasted this at Esquire House, Glasgow in October 2012. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear pale straw in colour with a thin white head. Wheaty cereal note in the very short aroma. Thin but refreshing mouthfeel and good lacing throughout. Pale malt gives a sharp citric base with a tart lemon rind note full in the mouth. Citric flavours continues with lemony hops present in the resiny and slightly floral aftertaste. Finish is fruity and astringent with lemon peel and dry dusty hops still evident at the end. A decent session pilsner - Tennents take note on how it should be done!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2706) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow (18 May 12) - very pale yellow ale, thin white head, good temperature, floral hop aroma, grassy / floral hop, then mild citrus, moderate carbonation

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7097) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2012
Cask gravity, Coventry BF, 13/04/12. Handsome, bright gold body with a thick tuft of foam. Curry leaf, urinal cake, pine aroma. Drying, full, buttered lemon flavour with finishing biscuit. Almost Sorachi. Rubbery, almond tones as from a much stronger lager; vanilla. Not wholly convinced.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MalcolmTucker (712) - SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2012
Cask at the Malt and Hops. I didn’t think much of this, it’s not much of a pilsner. Some hoppy bitterness and not much else.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (1730) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 18, 2012
Cask at The Malt & Hops. Golden brown with white head. Doesn’t taste like pilsner. Malty sweet and bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6474) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2012
Cask at The Grill, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Clear pale yellow colour with small white head. Yeast and mild grassy hops in aroma. Grassy hops, biscuit and malt in flavour. Sweet cookies and grassy hops put together. Smooth. Hoppiness in aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6136) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2011
Cask at the Grill, Aberdeen. It pours slightly hazy straw yellow, with a big, fluffy white head. The nose is white bread, toasted malt, hay and floral. The taste is lemon, lime, toasted white bread, straw, hay, soap, floral and light honey sweetness, with a light bitter finish. Light body and soft carbonation. A refreshing, easy drinking cask light ale.


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