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


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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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2011
Cask at Cloisters. Pours a blonde colour with a thick white head. Aroma of lemon, caramel and barley. Similar flavours with a very dry lemon finish. More citric than your average pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Oxford Bar, Edinburgh. Gold with white head. For a pilsner ale crossover this came over really quite well, oily lemony hops on a light, biscuit malt background. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9005) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 7, 2011
Cask (Bree Louise, London)
7- Fruity citrussy aroma.
3+ Pale orange, tiny head.
7+ Lovely fresh hops, slightly green. Very well balanced, sweet light grains.
4+ Soft palate, carbonation low. Lovely citrussy finish, bready too.
14 Don’t care what words they use on the label, this is a great pale bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 26, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2014 Hazy straw, fresh saaz aroma with sweet pale malts. Sweet pale malts with a hint of saaz. Fairly mellow. Ok pils, a bit husky in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beershine (5201) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2010
@Tass. Medium gold with tight head. Butter--ugh--on the nose. Soft, oily palate. Butter. Bitterness in the finish, but before that is all popcorn butter. The hops come out a little on the back of the tongue. Not so nice overall, because of the diacetyl.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sm89walt (1741) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2010
Cask - The Duke of Wellington, Norwich. Poured a pale, clear golden ywllow with a lasting though loose & bubbly white head. Musty, earth aromas gives way eventually to toasty, citric tones. Citrus & OK grassy hops with a medium length finish. Light body, mid softness on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3172) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2010
UPDATED: APR 18, 2011 Cask @ Bon Accord & Milnes Bar, Edinburgh. Biscuit & lemon aroma and flavour. Light golden yellow colour with a good head. Thin & watery with a bitter aftertaste. Lager + but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, moderate hoppy, green grass, light citrus - lemon. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090806]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12333) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Yellow color, steady creamy white head, some lace. Honey, fruits, some barnyard in the nose. Light citrus, citrus peels in the flavor. Reasonably tasty for a 3.6% beer, although not very original.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 13, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Aroma is slightly malty. Flavour has bitter malts, caramel. Not much taste. Dry finish.

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