RateBeer
overall
19
40
style
Brewed by Sulwath
Style: Pilsener
Castle Douglas, Scotland

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Galloway's first Lager - This abounds with fresh taste. Best lager and wheat malts, with continental Saaz hops are utilised in the brewing process. This plus Galloway's renowned soft water, ensures a most refreshing drink which leaves a hint of citrus on the palate.


ianwelby's rating

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (637) - - JUL 1, 2013
Golden beer with a foamy head and takes a moment to clear. Very light fruit scent. An initial sweet fruit flavour settles into something slightly sourer and hoppier. At first I found the sourness a little off-putting but after a few mouthfuls that aspect of it dulled a bit. Quite drinkable.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thmsboyd (67) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle BBE: 19/6/15. Well-chilled. Crystal clear golden body with quickly-diminishing, soapy off-white head. Cereal aromas with a hint of ripe banana and a honey sweetness on the nose. Medium sweet taste with a little ripe fruit sourness and gentle bitterness. Apparent woody flavour. Low carbonation, medium body, flat texture. A decent beer in there somewhere, but not a good example of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5611) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Cask at the Standing Order. Pours pale golden, nose is floral, taste is sweet toffee, light fruit.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MalcolmTucker (792) - SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Cask. A biscuity pale beer than is a pilsener in name only. I would call this a bitter or a blonde and it’s not a good on either.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3554) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 10, 2014
On cask at the Standing Order. Appearance - pale golden with a proportionate head. Nose - just the faintest hint of citrus but it’s so elusive you have to tell yourself it’s there. Taste - unexpected nuts and a mild toffee cream. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - didn’t start too well but it was synergical I guess.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuartyboy (805) - SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2013
Clear golden with some clear lager intent initial flavour gives way to a more ripe fruit taste and some biscuit and citrus less a pilsner more a lager golden ale combination which is decent but not great

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3619) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Cask @ The Counting House JDW. Golden yellow colour’, reasonable head. Mild biscuit malt aroma. Dry resin biscuit flavour. Citrus aftertaste. Not really a pilsener more a poor bitter / blonde beer hybrid.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivoveskotsku (201) - SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2012
Cask. Pale yellow, white head, aroma is hoppy, floral and fruity and the taster is a little bitter with some peach. Not bad, not great.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mr_h (3408) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2012
Cask by handpump at Tam 0’ Shanter, Dumfries (13 Jul 12) - clear pale yellow ale, bubbly white head, bitter hop aroma, fruity, vegetable, moderate carbonation, medium body

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombyars (1448) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2012
Tasted this at the Largs food festival in September 2010. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear gold with a creamy white head. Strong floral pineapple fruit evident in the long nose. Thin but creamy mouthfeel and superb lacing. Pale malts exude creamy mango, peach, lychees full in the mouth. Pink grapefruit comes through in the bitter, citrus laden hoppy aftertaste. Finish is sweet and fruity with mango and peach to the fore. An excellent Pilsner and one of the best Scottish ones around. Highly recommended.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50