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

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RATINGS: 71   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Bow Bar, 80 West Bow, Edinburgh EH1 2HH, Scotland.
Alc. 3.6%. Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090410]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31651) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29699) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2007. A golden beer with no head. The aroma is sweet malty with light notes of hops, and so is the flavor, leading to a slightly bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25083) - 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
joergen (21334) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20883) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008 (3.6 %). Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruity, doughy and mildly flowery malty. Flavour is the same along with some very saltwatery notes. Quite different brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19809) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15013) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2011 Light golden colour, citrus hop nose, light frsh citrus lemon hop flavour with clean finish. ...

cask at CAsk and Barrel 2 ... copper ... ligth white head ... big citrus nose ... sweet juicy fruits ... light hop linger

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14021) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2008
Cask gravity at Kent BF 08. Clear gold, really good condtion. Really drinkable golden bitter. Decent hop on end, good balance, plenty of flavour for a 3.8% beer. Pretty good stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13761) - 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.


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