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

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotty (1040) - - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle from Tesco Galashiels. Nose is an interesting mix of dried fruit, spice and citrus hops. Medium to full in body, good malty flavours with an underlying spice/hop character. A pleasant seasonal brew!


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2275) - 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 (645) - 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 (5538) - 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 (13108) - 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

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (7203) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ yngwie
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, ginger and some spices. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, christmas spices, ginger bread. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a long duration, spicy, ginger bread - bisquit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131229]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
Brownish-amber. Not much head. Spicy aroma is vaguely gingery with a bit if cinnamon. It has a fairly full body for the alcohol level, and the palate is light, sweetish and approachable, with ginger as the main characteristic. The finish has some slightly biscuity amber malts as well. Decent spiced ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
Bottled. Clear amber, coarse head. Cinnamon aroma. Mid sweet with light-medium body and crisp mouthfeel. Gingersnaps and grass. Mid bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (5180) - ITALY - JAN 4, 2014
deep amber medium head spicedcinanom cardamom cloves low bitterness Ambrato carico schiuma media speziata discreto corpo poco amara

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3048) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2014
Poured clear medium amber with a small off white head. Aroma is of spices over caramel malt. Medium body, flavour is of cloves and cinnamon, toffee and dark fruit. OK, but one was more than enough.


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