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

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10214) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21037) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2007 a blonde coloured ale, with a fruity larger like favour , very quenching and drinkable

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2006
1/2 pint cask, Abbotsford, Edinburgh. Golden coloured and with a light reddish hue. Small creamy, but not entirely consistent head. Light malty and somewhat sourish from hops aroma. Soft, but lightly bitter flavour. Mouthfeel is smooth like a cask ale even though this is supposed to be a pilsener. Only the distinct cat-piss hops can identify this as a pilsener. Slightly oily finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2006
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2006. Clear pale yellow colour with a longlasting white head. Fruity griny aroma. Sweet malty grainy flavor. Long fruity bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (17146) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2006
Cask gravity at Kent BF 2006. In the programme it is down as Highlands and Islands Brewery. Not sure if this and Orkney have merged. Pale gold colour with lasting white head. Very light, bit yeasty, some citric hop. Bit bland, citrus hops are ok if a bit bleached.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4626) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2006
Cask@Lincoln Beer Festival 2006. Golden beer with a plain fruity aroma and a light and fruity flavour with a slightly bitter finish. Overall an average pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9755) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2006
Cask, Lincoln Fest 06. Light gold with white foam. Aromas are lemon with some soap. Zesty and hoppy with soft grain. Hints of apricot and sulphur. Flavours are very fruity with apricots and lemon. Prickly and resinous hops. Dry towards the finish. Extremely easy to drink. Perhaps could do with a stronger finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (6600) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2006
Cask, Milne’s Bar, Edinburgh. Clear yellow color, short head. Sweet and pilsener like aroma. Bitter taste, bit sweet. Reasonable beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4370) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2006
Hand pulled in the Wellington, Birmingham. Slightly hazed yellow, mit scum top und smells creamy und malty. Warm, fuzzy malt, with an echo of orange and marshmallow. Pretty nice. Straightforward with a barley sugar finish.


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