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Orkney Clootie Dumpling

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Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Bitter
Stromness, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask, Occasional;


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Cask handpull at County Hotel jdw Ashford. Clear dark amber colour lasting thin white head. Some spice on aroma. Spice and malt in the flavour. Finish has little hop presence. Condition is ok. Too much spice for me even though it’s not overly spiced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2365) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Amber beer with tight medium head. Aroma is fruity and a little spice. Taste is fruit, spice, malts and some ginger heat. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Don2711 (157) - - DEC 4, 2014
Slight spicy aroma. Looks well with nice head. Amber colour. Ginger caramel taste. Definitely clootie dumpling as my mother made it. Wee bit of a kick on palate. Nice one. Will drink again

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours copper brown, nose is spicy, fruity, taste is malty, fruity, spiced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mighty_meadow (245) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Flavour is a bit thin but all the spices are there plus some orange zest. Definitely tastes like ’clootie’ but would benefit from having a bit more depth in flavour.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gunnfryd (11191) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is ginger, cardamon, malt. Flavour is Ginger, cardamon, caramel, ginger. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2763) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2014
Flaske delt med importør Ovesen: kobberfarget med gardinskum. Smak og aroma har et visst appelsinpreg med litt krydder forsiktig i bakgrunnen, alt ganske kledelg og bidrar til at den er lettdrikkelig. Heller lavt karbonert men fin munnfølelse. Den forsiktige bitterheten og behagelige ettersmaken gjør også sitt til at den er lett å helle innpå - en god session bitter med lav voltstyrke.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (1221) - NORWAY - MAY 30, 2014
From bottle. Amber. Pale beige head and lacing. Aroma of orange marmelade and fruit cake. Yule tide spices in taste. Low carbonation. Well balanced with moderate bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, pear, caramel and vegetables. Flavor is sweet and malty with some spices, ginger and fruitiness. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. It pours an almost clear body, golden in color and with a small, dense, off-white to light beige head. Ginger, cardamom, cloves and some malts in the aroma. Sort of cake-like. The flavor is pretty much the same, with some bitterness and a little sweetness. Mostly dry though, with a pleasant carbonation level. Medium body. Not as spiced in the finish as it is in the aroma, I think that’s probably unfortunate. Sure drinkable, but boring. 140418


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