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

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on tap
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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Was 4.1%
A 5% version is available filtered and bottled. Here.
"A beautifully simple session beer with a stunning balance of hops and malt - a new taste sensation."


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (2953) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2011 Cask @ The State Bar & Chestnuts Hotel, Ayr. Oaty aroma. Medium brown colour. Sour fruity nutty flavour. Not as good as bottle version.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2010
Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms, Bedford, in ’4th’ Wellington Beer Festival ’10. Amber. Faint malt aroma. Some sweetness in the taste, with a good deal of earthiness. Sharp bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (11770) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2010
Amber-red. Thick head. There’s a big chewy caramel aroma. Quite tasty. Toasty palate with chewy caramel accents. Good complexity and balance.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5195) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Cask @ Cumberland. Dark amber with lacing. Dry, earthy, aroma has some damp wood. Dry flavors are nice with mild roast. It’s not sweet, not toasty, not toasty, not bitter. It is a bit too safe? Boring.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Reddish amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, toffee, caramel wood and some mild notes of leather and spruce. Flavour is caramel malts, toffee, wood and mild dry sappy notes. Refreshing and quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (1877) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2010
Cask @ GBBF ’10. Cloudy brown with an off-white head. Berries, nuts and caramel in the nose. Malts, raisins and fruit flavours. Nice.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (3854) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2010
Cask @ The State. Amber colour, white head. Aroma of caramel, slightly toasted malts. Flavour of roasted malts and fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2410) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009, 4th August 09. Deep brown with a small head. Hoppy aroma and a balanced flavour - firm malts leading to a dry finish. Nice stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3086) - Vadum, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2009
Reddish brown of color with an off white head. An aroma of dust, malty and toffee. A flavor of dust and malt.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NosirIwont (1890) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2009
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Pours deep red with a small beige head. Sweet hop aroma with pine and candy. Flavour is a bit watery. Berries (juice). Hops (pine). Malt. Same finish. 27-09-09.


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