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

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RATINGS: 65   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!


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bullit (3975) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 13, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Aroma is slightly malty. Flavour has bitter malts, caramel. Not much taste. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Cask at Battersea Beer Festival, 13th Feb 2009. Hazy gold colour with some particulates. Grassy hop aroma. Good dry flavour, not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2009
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Gold with a small white head. Sweet grapefruit citrus in the aroma. Taste is similar, though sweeter and more gentle like peach. Very slight bitterness. Agreeable though not very exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Hillgrove Porter Stores, Bristol 29/01/09. Clear golden in colour with a slight white head. biscuit malt aroma with some herbs and a touch of grassy hop. Flavour had a hint of sweetness to start. before some fruit and a decent dry finish. good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
From cask at Oxford. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Light fruity and vague malty aroma. Bitter and fruity citrusy flavoured. Vague earthy note. Citrusy and slight peachy flavoured. Smooth fruity and slight bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyzzywyz22 (1945) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2008
Cask, Clachnaharry Inn, Inverness. Had this down as a pale ale.... Hazy golden with a thin white head. Grassy, fragrant hop aroma. Light and fruity with decent hop balance and a slightly bitter finish. Good thirst slaker.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2008
St. Andrews, Scotland, Cask, 250708. Golden with small head. Aroma of hay and citrus. Flavor of malt, some fruit notes and a nice bitterness

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2008
A very enjoyable cask ale. Nice hazy gold/yellow colour. Nice long bitter finish. A great beer on a Sunday afternoon.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
doubelknv3 (972) - Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2008
Tasting notes from 2003 Harbury beer festival. Hop, bitter finish. Pale Golden with white head. Fruit, floral, grass, and hop aroma notes. Grass, mild fruit, and balancing hop notes. Dry, decent session.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 23, 2007
Cask, Aikmans Cellar Bar, St Andrews. Clear yellowy gold with a thin white head. Lots of biscuit and seaweed in the nose, with some maltiness, but some weird grain that distracts. Mouth is salty seaweed with some refreshing hop and lagery malt taste with some added biscuit. Quite lively and refreshing towards the end.


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