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Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Scotch Ale
Stromness, Scotland
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 1595   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered in 330ml bottles.
"Named after Thorfin Hausakliuuf, the seventh earl of Orkney, this reddish coloured ale has an intense vinous nose, is rich and satiny in the mouth with a long dry finish and deep rich fruity notes. Described as ’Satiny smooth in the mouth, deceptively light and dangerously drinkable’."


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
porkdiggity (108) - Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Very interesting beer. Tangy, spicy aroma, with a very smooth flavor. Very warming beer. Nice color, little head or lacing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (1095) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 19, 2016
Red-brown color with solid thick foam head (and some particles). Shy sweet and light alcoholic nose. The taste is creamy thick with a raisin sweetness with some decent licorice and an alcoholic touch. Pleasant sweet finish with a fruity (dates) sweet and sticky aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jhj (45) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours red Brown without much head. Sweet beer without any bitternes but a lot of taste. Malty taste and aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1265) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2016
En meget sød øl, der smager af noget karamelt. Næsten ingen humle, og man har næsten en hel fedtet smag i munden efter et par slurke.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkanu (50) - Iasi, ROMANIA - MAY 15, 2016
Really good: dried fruits, plums full of aroma and caramelized nuts. Alcohol taste is lovely masked and this makes it a must try beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrjez (379) - Osaka, JAPAN - MAY 10, 2016
Transfer of old scores without written review. Bottle from Seijo Ishii. Smooth and slightly sweet for a big beer, dark fruits abound, some warmth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (2576) - SPAIN - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Supermarket Seiyo Ishii, Nagoya, Japon. A: Dark amber / Ambar oscuro. T/S: Malt, caramel, fruity / Malta, caramelo, afrutado.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Graham77 (396) - SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours reddish in color with particles in suspension. Aroma is sweet and as good as you’ll find. Dried fruit, cherry cough sweets, brown sugar. Reminds me of Paulaner Salvatore in flavour and that’s no had thing. Quality.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (17770) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2016
Bottle shared at the Cotteridge Convention - 2016 edition. Cheers! Pours clear gold with a creamy topping. Sugary and bready, with notes of soft caramel and ripening fruits. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly warming on the finish, with more toasty and bready malts, caramel and toffee. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quick3Beers (808) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - APR 1, 2016
Pours a rich dark copper from a bottle, lots of lacing. Slightly spicy, rich jammy nose, but rather thin and not overpowering flavor. Very good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Docavey (42) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Tasted this from the bottle. Not really scary as the name implies. Yes, 8.5% alcohol but smooth and easy to drink. All enjoyed this, even the non-beer-drinkers in the group. F Avey---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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