Brewed by Isle of Skye
Style: Bitter
Uig, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular. Also available in the bottle.
A distinctively different ale, brewed with porridge oats.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Graham77 (233) - Glasgow, - NOV 2, 2013
500ml bottle. Floral aroma with honey sweetness. Flavour is a little biscuity. Pretty average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (1025) - BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
Blonde ale from the Isle of Skye brewed with oats. Firm and creamy, yellowish white head, colour warm orange blonde, calm sparkling, lightly misty. Subtle and rather delicate aroma of lemon, cheese, toasted bread, oatmeal porridge, cream, walnuts and grassy hops. Rounded fruitiness in the mouth, fresh citrus touch, spicy hoppiness with a tonic water-like quality too it without becoming harsh, long finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3097) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Cask at the White Lady jdw, as Skye Gold. Pours hazy gold, thick white head. Light floral and biscuit malt aromas. Taste brings light lemon citrus. Medium body, clean finish. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maxbier (200) - Maryland, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle version. Pours dark golden straw color with small white head. Light grassy malt aroma. Flavor and palate are creamy and oaty. When served at the correct temp (I.e., not too cold) it's like a golden stout. Easy to drink ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7782) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2014 2014-07-02. Crisp dark yellow fizzy body large creamy white head and lace. 3+ Nitro? Aroma is mild. Muted pale malt. Flavour is mild dryish biscuit pale malt. Light bitterness, floral grassy touches are quite mild. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Okay, golden ale meets lager? 6/3+/6/3/13-14 On tap as "Eilean Or" at The Bakur Bar/The Pier, Uig

2014-07-02. Crisp dark yellow body nice off white head and light lace. 3+ Aroma is mildly fruity, light lemon, mild musky earthy char. Flavour is pleasant up fruit lemony fruit, mild bitterness throughout. Light grassy touches. Smooth average to light bodied palate, light carbonation. Mild overall but okay. 6/3/7/3/13+ Cask as Skye Gold at The Bakur Bar/The Pier, Uig

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DroolYeast (213) - Odder, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Earthy hops in aroma. Little hazy golden with small white head. A tiny head is lasting. Honey, moderate bitterness, earthy/spicy. Light sweetness. Finish is dry. Body is light+. Watery texture. Light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Godfather50 (48) - SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2014
Bottle, Hectors Cafe, Kyle of Lochalsh. This was served chilled to me in Kyke just off the Isle of Skye. The chill ruined any early appreciation of smell and taste. So while warming in it in the palm of my hands I wondered why the brewery donít tell the vendors not to serve it so cold. That apart itís a pale ale with some biscuity, malty notes. Hopping is moderate and flowery. The head retention was OK. It quenched my thirst but there was nothing living about this ale. Probably pasteurised, I must check.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (725) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Pint in the Chlachain in Mallaig. Deep golden colour. Quite light consistency. Not much head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Cask at local pub in lovely village of Plockton nr Skye. Amber looks with a small white head. Gentle malt and hop notes in the nose. Flavour was similar with some notes of yeast and grain. Fairly reserved bitterness. Drinkable and seemed fresh but on the whole unspectacular. Didnít really pick up on the Porridge factor !

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Bit of a floral aroma, watery and tangy taste. Nothing especially interesting about it.

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