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%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tipsytoad (85) - JERSEY - JUL 28, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2004 cask at the old moot hall inn, nottingham. a beautiful beer, light, hoppy and very refreshing. the pump clip describes the beer as brewed in the ’pilsner’ style, but i doubt one would be able to identify this without prior knowledge. the only complaint is that at 3.5% it lacks a kick. still very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scotty (1148) - SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2006
I enjoyed several pints of this wonderful beer at the Volunteer Arms in Musselburgh. Quite a unique style, flowery and fruity hop aromas, and like Nimbus there is a slight sweetness. A crackin’ pint enjoyed in a crackin’ pub.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2005 Oh this beer, i generally am a trappist ale drinker, tbut this was great, just immenecly resfeshing. hops all the way, seriouly hoppy bad boy, 3.6% and really refreshing. it is may at the moment(05) and this stuff is ythe best beer iv found for out festival. Wetherspoon may 05(beer festival) - kikry puffer - staff(myself)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardWilding (201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2004
Draught at the Battersea Beer Festival 2004. Pale golden colour, with a small white head. Nice hoppy nose, with some floral notes. Dry, refreshing flavour. Again hoppiness detected. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2005
Cask Handpump at the Ship & Mitre, Liverpool 16/06/2002 (As Latitude Pale Ale) Clear golden in colour and pale with a slightly wheaty flavoured hoppy finish.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (13226) - 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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
[6421-20140630] Cask. Fragrant apple pear syrup aroma has a little hint of wet swim suit. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter apple pear fruity notes flavour. Light-medium body. Surprisingly tasty, I wouldn’t have called this a pilsner. (7/3-/8+/4/14) 3.6
(@ Grog and Gruel, Fort William, Scotland)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2007 This is described on the pump clip as a "cask pilsner" but apparently has Styrian Goldings hops and pale malts as well as lager malts. So it is something of a mixture between a "pilsner" and one of those light summer ales. Nonetheless it is a very pleasant quaffing beer. Very pale straw colour, very floral and very refreshing. Hoppy and aromatic on the nose, clean on the palate and quite dry on the finish, but with a hint of sweetness. Cask, Great British Beer Festival, August 2003

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2004
Cask conditioned - Handpump - Derby BF. A very pale beer (Is it lager or ale?) with a floral hoppy aroma. The taste is crisp, hoppy and, again, floral. A very nice beer whatever it actually is!

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