RateBeer
Home >

Swannay Pale Ale

overall
89
100
style
Brewed by Swannay Brewery
Style: English Pale Ale
Orkney, Swannay by Evie, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evilkniamhel (352) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle from appellation. Pours clear gold. Nose of elderflower, grapefruit, juicy green grapes, grass. Fruity and bitter on the palate, with pine resin and apples.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle shared during Scopey’s 5K tasting - Croydon, London. Cheers! Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. The nose holds citrus, orange rind, light hay. Light sweet flavor with rindy citrus bitterness, more hay, pale bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Dry on the finish, with still further rindy bitterness, moderate sweetness. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1738) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2015
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell on 28th April 2015. Orangey amber with thin off-white foam and spot lace. Fruity, hoppy aroma with grapefruit and tangerine. Sweet berry fruits, tangerine, lemon and grapefruit in-mouth forming a rich blend. A savoury/nutty touch, and lemon tingle on the tongue. Bitterness and malts dominate a long finish. Zingy mouthfeel and lightish body for strength. A great pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (9555) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2015
Cask at the bow bar. Pours clear golden, nose is sweet toffee, herbal, taste is dry, floral, toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2015
Poured pale amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of medium sweet citrus and soft malt. Light body, flavour is lightly sweet, moderately bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (2618) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
10.3.2015. Cask. Fresh fruity, malty aroma. Taste is refreshing, slight citrus grapefruity bitterness, fruits. Very high drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (8014) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
[5972-20131020] Cask. Mild toasted grains aroma has a bit of a candied note. Slightly hazy, bright orange red body with a quick bubbly white head. Bitter orange fruit flavour has a long bitter aftertaste. Medium body is fairly bitter. Good, nice bitter. (7/3/7/4/15) 3.6
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1986) - CROATIA - NOV 13, 2014
Cask at the Thomson’s Bar, Edinburgh. Pours orange with white head. Fruity and citric hoppy, toasty malts. Medium body, dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (3103) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Judith Glue. Clear golden body with a thin off-white head. Average carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of wet dog, Rich Tea biscuits and grapefruit. Flavour of pink grapefruit and biscuit. Very bitter. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Bitter and very refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (6515) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Cask (Abbotsford, Edinburgh) - Amber in colour. Peach, tea and sultanas in the aroma. Biscuity and fruity taste with peach, toffee and dried apricot detected.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50