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Pilot Beer Vienna Pale

Pilot Beer Vienna Pale
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Brewed by Pilot Beer
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Edinburgh, Scotland


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Currently available on cask as kegging line not up and running
Inspired by the classic Vienna lager style, pilsner and Vienna malt with a liberal addition of Saaz hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (6817) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2016
Cask at Milton Keynes Beer Festival; hazy golden amber pour with a frothy beige head, sweet malts, taste has toffee, some fruit, malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sferry94 (11) - SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2016
One of my favourite beers. A full bodied pale ale, nice dark golden appearance. Fruity aroma with a biscuity background. Good malt flavours and a lasting finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18719) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Keg at Mother Kelly’s - London. Pours unclear amber with a creamy, white head. The aroma holds toasted biscuits, pine, orange rind. Light sweet flavour with further rindy citrus, lightly toasted grains, piney bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Fi sines with a little piney resin, more grainy and lightly toasted malts, orange peel. Really enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Heidbummer (266) - SCOTLAND - APR 10, 2016
A good pale ale. Pours gold, mid density head which persists. Not much nose/ Bitter, dry, hops, vanilla on the taste. Holds its flavour to the bottom of the pint. Another decent pale from pilot. Sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MalcolmTucker (924) - SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2016
Tap at the Potting Shed. Plenty of sweets malts with a nice crisp hoppy bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2377) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2015
Keg at the Constitution, Leith. Dark gold/copper, clear with very little head. Aroma of forest floor, caramel malt, berries, cinnamon, vanilla ice cream. Taste is bittersweet, more sweet than. Bitter but there is a lovely spicy hoppy bite in the surprisingly dry finish. A wonderful example of an often unpopular style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nilz (503) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2015
29/12/14 Drygate, Glasgow. A somewhat cloudy gold ale with white head. Aroma, light maltyness, nice yeast note. Taste, sweettish malts, some fruit. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2969) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
3.3.2015. Pours amber. Sharp carbonation. Citrus, gentle malts, slight bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at the Vintage, Leith. It pours clear golden amber with a medium white head. The nose is brown bread, wood, mild spice, leather and florals. The taste is crisp, doughy, floral, spice, breadth malt and light stone fruits with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Not a whole lot to it...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh on 20 May. Poured a hazy amber, with a thin white head and good lacing. Light aroma; some grassy and floral hops. Initial flavours of lychee, oranges and straw. Finish was resin, chewy malt and a metallic note.

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