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


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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Bottle: Filtered.
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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OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 9, 2009
500 ml bottle from Meny Liertoppen. Fluffy white head leaving fine laces. Shiny golden colored body. Dusty and light grassy hops, dry grainy malts and a faint lemon scent to the nose. A light sweet malt body paired with a fair amount of earthy and sharp fruity bittering hops. Mouthfeel is crisp. Almost resiny bitterness in the finish. A highly drinkable and moreish light-weighter.

Skinnyviking (9584) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle. Medium high creamy white lasting head. Clear golden body. Sweet barley malt aroma with grassy notes. Mild and sweet barley malt flavor with a bit of lemon notes and with low carbonation, little hops bitterness and a short aftertaste.

Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - FEB 27, 2009
Clear light golden colour, small bubbly white head. Aroma of citric hops. Flavour has fresh, fruity hops. Good drinkable.

faroeviking (10978) - Citizen above universe pendejo, FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 26, 2009
Botella. Clear golden with a big white frothy head. Very nice fruity hoppy bit sweet fruity aroma. Good mouthfeel. the flavour has a good fruity hoppiness, pleasant bitterness, light sweetness and a long lasting dry hoppy finish.

Enjoyit (3809) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2009
Unclear yellow of color with a white head. An aroma of spice, sweets, apricot and dry. A flavor of apricot, hops and dry.

Rune (12944) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2008
500ml bottle picked up at Luvians in St Andrews. Bright golden body under a quickly diminishing white head. Perfumed fruity smell. Light fruits and oily hops with a smooth bitter ending. Dry in the mouth. Light palate, but still a decent pilsner [31.10.2008]

fonefan (49520) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
Bottle 50cl @ chris_o’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008.
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, old fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (020808)

BeerFanDan17 (1121) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - SEP 19, 2008
Sampled at Lowry Park Wazoo in August 2008. Nice classic style pilsner. Not much to it though--weak in strength and somewhat sour.

oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2008
Bottled. Golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is wood, hops, grass and caramel. Flavour is grass and some hints of mild fruityness.

KimJohansen (10510) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2008
Clear golden with tiny white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with discrete hoppy an citric notes. Flavor likewise with a mild hoppy end.

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