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Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Stromness, Scotland

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Available in cask (described as "Cask Pilsner"), and in bottle ("Highland Pilsner"), this beer is a delicious straw-coloured session beer, dominated by crisp, fresh, citrus hop character from classic German "noble hops".
Brewed with a balance of best British Ale Malt and Lager Malt, this beer exhibits a pale straw colour. The aroma combines a zesty attack and an apricot fruitiness with the subtle floral hop notes of the Styrian Golding, Saaz and Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops.
Moderate levels of residual sweetness are balanced by a crisp, well-rounded bitterness to give a clean, refreshing mouthfeel in the best traditions of pilsners – pint after pint!

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3.2
Finn (8130) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2010
Flaske 0,33l kjøpt på Centra Colosseum, Oslo. Veldig lys gylden. Litt uklar. OK luftig skum som varer lenge og setter seg fast på glasset. Sterk aroma av sitrusfrukter. Herlig! Smaken er sammensatt fruktig med en fin tiltagende bitterhet som kulminerer i en litt tørr fruktig ettersmak. Litt vassen - men bevares: Veldig mye aroma og smak for et så svakt øl.

3.7
Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2010
Bottle at home. Clear straw golden - white head. Light malty, straw, hay, grainy, grassy, light wood notes, citrus, light zesty, light spruce, light light sweetness. High drinkability. Nice.

2.3
mkel07 (6363) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2010
500ml botle. Very light pale gold colour with an even layer of white foam. Very hazy and cloudy with a strong lemon aroma. Smells like a radler. Quite bitter and tart, leaving an unpleasant aftertaste.

3.4
Ungstrup (38381) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2010
Bottled. A golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma has notes of honey, fruit, flowery hops, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, flowery hops, and a bit of fruit, leading to a lightly bitter finish.

2.9
berlinoise2go (689) - NORWAY - JAN 9, 2010
Bottle, 33cl, from Centra, Oslo. BB Feb 2010. Nice white head, reducing to a persistent lacing. Pale golden colour. Light floral hoppy aroma with citrus. The aroma continues nicely in the mouth, but suddenly all but disappears and leaves with a weak, dry aftertaste.

3.1
madmitch76 (25519) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2010
15th July 2008. ’Brewed from the purest highland water’. Surprisingly deep gold for it’s abv. Smooth and very mild malt gives way to a crisp bite in the finish with a little bitterness at the very end. Nice pilsner.

3.4
gam (4073) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2009
Fluffy white head good size on top a misty gold pilsener aroma fruity floral a decent perfume like aroma maltiness,flavour citric bitter grapefruit pineapple malt sweetness stonefruit taste good finish bitter and malt flavours even relaxing pilsener has a fizz.

3.3
madquacker (1166) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2009
Very nice citrusy ale type lager. Low in ABV and not that like a pils but very nice nevertheless.

3.2
Beer5000 (6731) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2009
500 ml bottle. Golden body with a small, diminishing white head. Nice, light and fresh aroma of citric hops. Flavor is light malty, citric fruity, almost floral hoppy. A bit thin and watery body, still a nice flavor and fine aftertaste. A real thirst-quencher.

3
gunnfryd (15256) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2009
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is dry, floral, malt. Flavour is dry, hop, malt, citrus. Bitter finish, medium body. OK beer.


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