Brewed by Swannay Brewery
Style: Bitter
Orkney, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

Appearance: pale and golden, straw yellow in colour.
Nose: delicate fruity hop with a hint of maris otter maltiness.
Palate: soft malt with a fruity hoppy middle, drier hop in the finish which lingers pleasantly.
Summary: a very refreshing easy drinking Orkney Light Ale. Hopped with in 2008 American and Polish hops early and late in the copper.One to enjoy with any type of food at any time of day. It does not have to be strong to be exceptional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
witthatsbier (431) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Cask @ blackfriars pours a pale yellow with an off white head aroma is heavy grain with a bit of hops taste is light bitter with mild hoppiness overall a very nice beer verging on a 4 star

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (6919) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at Helgi´s, Kirkwall. Pours clear golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma is weak toasted malts, grass and bready malts. Taste is light bitter, spicy and herbal, light dry finish, clean and crisp, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (4409) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle at home from alesela
pale golden with thin offwhite lacing. Light aroma, slight short cake and pineapple aroma.gently fruity, soft carbonation orange peel, dry biscuit malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
2014-07-05. Crisp dark yellow body nice white head and lace. Aroma is mild pale malt with English malt kisses struggles to stick out amongst the food smelled around me. Flavour is mild, fruity with light bitterness. Lingering earthy bitterness in the aftertaste. Average bodied palate, light carbonation. Enjoyable but overly mild. Cask at Marine Hotel, Stonehaven.</>

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
doradobotella (176)
- Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2014
Apariencia: De un apetecible color dorado y una capa de espuma con buena retención. Aroma: Agradable y sutil; se mezclan lo maltoso y frutal a la perfección. Sabor: En boca es cítrica y ligeramente lupulada, fresca y muy ligera.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scottishchris (507) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2014
Bottle from Judith glue, kirkwall. Golden, slightly hazy, small white head. Sour citrus nose. Balanced lemon bitterness. Good medium body. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours pale straw gold, no head to speak of. Aromas of lemon and faint pale malt. Taste has a touch of biscuit, but mostly lemon citrus. Light bitter finish. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (12343) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (10037) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle at home. It pours clear pale gold with a thick, fluffy white head. The nose is clean, toasted grain, dough and hay. The taste is crisp, straw, grain, light toast, some bitterness, spice/herbal notes and citrus peel. Finishes up dry. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Straightforward stuff, but not bad.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rodbod (105) - SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Decent session beer, tasted on tap at the Bon Accord. No big flavours, just well rounded but average

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