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Isle of Skye Red

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


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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular. Also available cold filtered in bottles.
Smooth, malty and slightly nutty; lightly fuggles-hopped for aroma. Previously known as Red Cuillin

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (1311) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2016
DWF; Bottle 500ml., from Det Gode Brygg. Pours moderate, clear cobber with a creamy, lasting and lacing off-white head. Nose is shy to moderate, malt, dark fruit, nuts, grass and spice. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a lasting fruit and spice finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5723) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2015
500ml bottle drank on 25th Sep 2015 during a random tasting evening I had with myself at home. Amber body with an off-white head, slight red hint to help with the beers name. Mild malty aroma and taste with a hop bitterness below the surface, getting stronger towards the end of each gulp. Expected more to be honest, lacks interest and character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (1144) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 12, 2015
Ruby red, cappuccino orange head. Hint of acid on the nose and in mouth (?), simple malts and bitter ending. On tap at Kylesku Hotel, Assynt

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sound67 (596) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2015
Maker: Isle of Skye, Uig, Scotland *** Beer: Skye Red (cask, at Ma Cameron’s, Aberdeen) *** Style: Bitter *** ALC.VOL.: 4.2% *** "Smooth, malty and slightly nutty; lightly fuggles-hopped for aroma. Previously known as Red Cuillin" (Brewery note) *** Colour: Copper, clear, with small beige head. *** Nose: Red berries, light citrus, tiny bit malt. *** Texture: Light bodied, watery, soft carbonation. *** Taste: Malty start, with caramel, very muted dried fruits. Slightly sour. Floral notes raise their head in the middle, but malts and Rye bread prevail. Weak finish with mild floral and malty notes, wee sour aftertaste, some fruits. *** Impressions: Nothing special. Relatively thin and devoid of strong flavours. Mildly unpleasant sour note. Wouldn’t vouch for the pub though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2015
From my backlogg: Sampla at GBBF 2014. Clear amber beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy, malty spicy aroma. Hoppy flavour, a thin beer ....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (2712) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2015
Mørk orangebrun klar med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter brent sukker/karamell, noe røde bær, trevirke og brunt sukker. Smaker søtt, lett bitter brent karamell og frukt. Kort. Uten serlig bitterhet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (4594) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 19, 2015
On bottle from Meny Oslo City. AMber color, ok foam. Medium aroma intensity, malt, dried fruits, some citrus and very light notes of hops in the finish. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness and balance. Enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (2611) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2015
Cask at JDW Standing Order. Pours clear copper. Mild aroma is malts, light berries. Taste is slightly unpleasantly bitter, berries, red fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iznogud (1969) - CROATIA - FEB 25, 2015
Cask at the The Counting House, Glasgow. Pours dark amber with small white head. Caramel, fruit, malts and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (3043) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2015
Lukt: Duft av malt, eik, nøtter og karamell
Utseende: Fin mørk gyllen farge.
Skum/kullsyre: tynt lag skum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Smak av malt, nøtter og en litt syrlig etttersmak.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Vaaland, Bryne, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4,2%, Når@26.01.2015

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