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Orkney Red MacGregor (Bottle)

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered in 500ml bottles.
"A mid gravity beer which has a generous hoppy nose and a flowery hop flavour with a smooth malty finish."


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2893) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2015
500 ml brow bottle purchased and consumed near St. Andrews, Scotland. BB date stamp of May 2016 -- 1 year from now. Clear red-brown body with a fine bone-colored head. As hoppy as an Amer. Pale ale, but with a darker malt mix. Excellent hop/malt and bitter/sweet balance. O: another solid and recommended offering from Orkney.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (731) - SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2015
Clear red beer with a thick frothy head and a smell of dry, spicy malt. Flavour follows that up with a touch of hop and an almost smoky finish. There’s a touch of citrus running through it as well which makes it feel quite a bit fresher too.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7504) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle @ DØE. Pours amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, little grain, grass, flowers. Flavor is light malt, caramel, light bitter hops, grass and flowers. Thin body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 180315

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrJamesMcEwan (139) - SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2015
UPDATED: APR 2, 2015 * Bottle. Pours clear dark red, with a thick tan head. * Aroma is definite violet, cherries & faint caramel. * Palate is medium bodied, high carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is toast, biscuit & fruit. * Finish is very drying. * Violet aroma, toast taste, dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mahkus (70) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle from tesco. Brown head. Dark amber colour. Sweet aroma. Bitter going down and aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2181) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 27, 2015
bottle shared with hakes and lamont, red hazy pour with thin white head, malty , light bitter, good overall, would do again

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (108) - SCOTLAND - JAN 18, 2015
A nice malty beer from Rory D. Balanced with some moderate hopping but would have known it was Cascade. Good water treatment.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
panzerwolf (172) - FINLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Pours reddish copper. Aroma of bread, some caramel, a little bit coffee-like almost. A slight earthen bitter palate, dark malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (897) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - DEC 26, 2014
Pours a shinny copper with golden hues and a creamy white head. Aroma is faint fruits and not much else. Flavor is nutty bittersweetness with some very slight woody and vanilla notes, with a short but gentle fruity/ bitter aftertaste. Medium to light palate, a touch watery but sessionable and just enough flavor to keep it interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (3208) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle at Pig & Whistle in Kyoto shared by KyotoLefty. Aromas of bitter notes, floral, caramel and toffee. Tastes of caramel, toffee, dark fruit, biscuit, toasty notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish.


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