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

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   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!


3.6
   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 (994) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6137) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2007
Clear golden ale with a sparkler’s 2cm white foam. Hoppy, mineral, salty, herbal and flowery nose where grainy malts stay shadowed. Lean bodied, foamy texture. Mild refreshing acidity. Very, very simple, but rather effective golden ale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20919) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2007
Cask. Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is eggs, vegetables, fruity hops and some wooden hints. Flavour is the same with some rather sweet fruity notes and zest. Aftertaste is mainly fruits and yeast. A quite nice one to the flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vadersnightcap (80) - SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2007
Cask, Firstly it was a gorgeous summers night and i enjoyed this outside in a beer garden. Really enjoyable, thirst quenching and eminantly drinkable. some great apricot and peach flavours that combine well with the reidual malt finsih. perhaps lacking a little bit of body and hit but good none the less.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9012) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2007
Cask (Fort William): Golden coloured, small lacing white head; distinctive floral hoppy and a bit fruity (peaches)nose; really light bodied, solid bitter flavour; fruity and aromatic bitter finish. Much more an IPA than a "german" Pils..........

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rogermoore (34) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2007
High sulphur in linger. A wierd concoction of lager in a cask and not a keg. I prefer mine fizzy and black. an unexsiting experience from an unexcite brewery. Give me a french stick and bicycle anyday.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2007
August 11. 2005 on Atlas Brewery in Kinlochleven, Scotland, cask. Nice amber color, moderate head, but nice lacing. the aroma is hoppy with floral notes. The flavour is smooth, delicate and fruity with a fairly hoppy and bitter finish. A nice lager.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2007
Cask Conditioned, at the Market Porter, Borough, London.
Pale yellow, straw coloured beeer. Zesty and moderately hoppy. Quite dull in the end.


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