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


on tap

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RATINGS: 438   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."

pintbypint's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (3309) - Edmonton, Alberta, - SEP 7, 2012
500ml brown bottle. Deep orange body. Head is light tan, dense, tthick and long lasting. Lots of thick lacing. Nose has sweet malts, a bit of fruit and citrus peels. Taste is pretty hoppy, nice citrus notes, some sweetness and caramel malts, some fruitiness. Finishes hoppy with lasting grapefruity and orange peel like hops. Also a lasting malt note that is a bit earthy and nutty. Light body, mild carbonation. Lots of flavour for a lighter alc beer, and gorgeous in the glass. Overall this is a nicely hopped UK red ale that is richer and hoppier than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (2576) - SPAIN - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Supermarket Seiyo Ishii, Nagoya, Japon. A: Amber / Ambar. T/S: Malt, caramel / Malta, caramelo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
peponi (1317) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 15, 2016
Aroma: herbs and flowers, crunchy bread skin. Appearance: reddish color and beige head. Taste: caramel, herbs, flowers, malty, caramel, quite dry. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, herbal finish. Overall: Nice ruby ale, drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thomas_W1 (432) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2016
Flasche 0,5l: Rötlich braun, Amber, klar, feinperlig, kräftiger feinporiger fester Schaum; frische Nase, frischer Hopfen, kräftige Grapefruit, Grapefruit-Zest, angenehme Bitterkeit; im Körper gleich sehr kräftige Bitterkeit, eher trocken, Grapefruitzest, sehr cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, Grapefruitkerne, leichte Röstaromen; angenehmer trocken-bitterer Nachgang

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (2033) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle 0.5l from Great British Weekend New Edition Belgrade Serbia.Taste 03.10.2015.Pour it clear amber color with small white head.Aroma of red fruits.Taste fruity, caramel feel, pinch of smoke on the end, again fruity finish.Ok,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (1203) - NORWAY - NOV 6, 2015
Pours clear red. Aroma is malty, bread, very nice. Taste is light, malty, clean, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nonshaugen (371) - Fetsund, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2015
33 cl (11,2 fl oz) bottle, 5,5% ABV. Clear, dark amber to red-brown, thin tan head, lively rolling carbonation. Aroma is sweet and malty, some toffee. Great traditional English style bitter going on. It’s malty, toffee and caramel notes, a bit fenolic, medium carbonated, bittering hops are present in the aftertaste. Very nice treat!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (681) - 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 (22242) - 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 (2836) - 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 (3097) - 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.

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