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

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1209) - SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2012
Clean battery metallic notes, generic bitter body, dull carbonation. Surprising zest with lean lemon squeeze without any telling traditional staleness in a Fruit Salad style sweet linger, after a bland malt base tee’d up a dry drop for the finish. A suitable session effort, nothing unsuprising, nothing they can’t "Best" with future efforts though. (Cask, Highland Taps Takeover, Cloisters)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 27, 2012
Cask at The Malt And Hops. Golden amber with white head. Mild lemony hop flavour. Mild mild mild. Not the best.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2012
500ml bottle from The Wine Cellars, Lutterworth. Pours dusted straw with an initially dense billow of foam. Crisp and slightly biting with good stewed hop notes; tea, honey, some lemon bitterness. Tea and biscuit afters. Soapy, slightly sickbowl-accented aroma with pine, honey and orange breaking through. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2011
On cask at The Bow Bar. Pours a blonde colour with a thin white head. Aroma of zesty lemon with grassy hops, yeast and barley. Similar flavours with a dry finish. Mild carbonation and light CO2 pickle.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13389) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear golden - white head. Toasted, nutty, menium malty, zesty, herbal, ok hoppy, grassy, citrus notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle at yespr. Clear yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, grass, citrus and lemon soda. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and citrus. Dry hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10796) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
bottle shared by yespr at yespr tasting. clear yellow ,small white head. mild english bitter aroma. flavor is dry, lowalc, hoppy flavor. quite nice considering.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear golden with an off-white head. Odd sulphury cabbage-like aroma - reads British yeast all over. Light body, a little fruity sweetness and again this sulphury note. Ends dry. 290911

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and hayish hoppy. Bitter, mild fruity and light citrusy. Crisp hoppy and light fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Bottled, from The Scottish Real Ale Shop, Kilmahog. Lightly hazy pale golden. Grassy spicy nose. Dry and light bodied, crisp and hoppyand lightly grainy. Long resiny bitterness.


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