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


on tap

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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (770) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Attractive red - brown colour, with a thin white head which fades to leave a bit of lacing. Body on the light side of medium. Nose is floral, with a hint of violet as advertised on the label, and some red fruit sitting on top of bready malt. Malt is a more pronounced in the taste, with more cherry and is sight!y metallic. Nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (3253) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2015
Orangebrun klar med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter karamell, noe brent. Fyldig. Søt med mye bitterhet, sammen med medium kullsyre gir det en skikkelig kraftig smak helt fra starten.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3683) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Aroma: caramel and bread malts, some straw. Appearance: clear amber, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: malts all over again, caramel, some light hops coming up, light floral notes. Overall: OK Red Ale Bottle at Wildfire, Edinburgh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (2012) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2015
Reddish brown color with a nice off-white head. Aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and dark fruits. Flavor is quite bitter and spicy, notes of roasted malt. Medium body and low carbonation with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (1299) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle @Bettyhill Hotel Mature fruit, caramel Caramel, some smokiness, hops, bitter enjoyable ending

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1724) - BELGIUM - AUG 5, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle brought as gift by parents from their Scotland trip. Enjoyable red ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2950) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours copper orange. Nose is berries, citrus, caramel, bread. Taste is caramel malts, berries, citrus, quite malty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (822) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2015
L: -pours a clear ruby-copper with a big,creamy,offwhite head -medium to high carbonation visible S: -grapefruit,pine,caramel,toffee,bread the nose -high bitterniss for the style F: -medium to high carbonation -light,watery body O: Lacks a bit of Body otherwise a really nice Red Ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sobit (5) - - JUL 17, 2015 does not count
Good and tastefull, a little low on alchohol, only 4% which makes it a bit light.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

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