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


on tap


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (41314) - 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]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and mild spiced. Medium dry, ginger and biscuity. Bitter and caramelish finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32161) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2008
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. A slighlty hazy amber beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet malty combined with flowery hop notes. The flavor is sweet malty with quite strong fruity diacethyl notes, and a very bitter finish - surprisingly bitter for a golden ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (23912) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Cask (backlog). Hazy orangeish amber colour with not too much head. Aroma is spices, caramel, toffee and some wooden notes. Flavour is caramel, toffee, zest, sweet fruits and some mild spiciness as well. Bitter with mild added spices in aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22238) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (20046) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2010
2nd December 2008. Clear brown beer - a small creamy head. Highly spiced beer! Lots of ginger and cinnamon. Not quite overpowering but unapologetically spicy and I would struggle to drink much of it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (18997) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2009
cask at the Bowbar edinburgh ... copper brown ... heavy spiced nose ... heavy spice fruity malts ... bitter in linger ... dry spice persisits.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (17458) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 20, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2009 2008-12-02, Gravity dispense at Pig’s Ear Festival 2008, London, 6-4-5-2-10
Hazy amber color. Strong cinnamon aroma (I don’t love cinnamon anymore, a reaction to living for some years in the Nordic, but it’s not bad). The flavor instead is dry, thin, with harsh cinnamon, poor. Not interesting.

2008-01-15, Cask Conditioned at Charlie’s Pub, Copenhagen, 5-3-6-2-10=26
Amber color. Strange Ale, quite simple, dry mouthfeel, light caramel flavor, and some manure aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (16047) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (16045) - 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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