Brewed by Swannay Brewery
Style: Bitter
Orkney, Swannay by Evie, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

Appearance: pale and golden, straw yellow in colour.
Nose: delicate fruity hop with a hint of maris otter maltiness.
Palate: soft malt with a fruity hoppy middle, drier hop in the finish which lingers pleasantly.
Summary: a very refreshing easy drinking Orkney Light Ale. Hopped with in 2008 American and Polish hops early and late in the copper.One to enjoy with any type of food at any time of day. It does not have to be strong to be exceptional.

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Beese (3296) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Cask at The Watford Beer Festival 2012. Poured a lightly hazy golden colour, with a rocky white head. Aroma of apricots, floral hop and dough. Grassy hop of the flavour, with peaches and bready malt. Finish was pine, straw and light soap.

Stuu666 (15248) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours pale golden, nose is light citrus, taste is juicy fruit, sweet toffee.

JefVerstraete (3745) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - SEP 24, 2014
Cask @ Abbotsford, Edinburgh. Cloudy amber colour, white creamy foam. Soft carbonation. Mild malty character with light bitter finish. Some notes of caramel. Ok beer but boring.

kwik-lime (2116) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
Cask at Urban Tap House in Cardiff. Pleasant golden colour, nicely balanced with a dry finish and real hop character. Very flavoursome for the low ABV, lovely beer.

ladnewton (2073) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden on 17th August 2014. Gold with thinning white foam and lacing. Grassy hop aroma with cheesy yeast and savoury notes. Rich, grassy hoppiness in-mouth with savoury/salt touches, rounded with solid malt. Malty finish with bitterness and grass developing. Zingy mouthfeel with plenty of body.

jamestulloch (4417) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle from Orkney Wine Company. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of hay, lemon and ready salted crisps. Flavour of light citrus, grass and pale malt. Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft fizz. Simple, subtle and tasty.

witthatsbier (597) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Cask @ blackfriars pours a pale yellow with an off white head aroma is heavy grain with a bit of hops taste is light bitter with mild hoppiness overall a very nice beer verging on a 4 star

gunnar (9922) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at Helgi´s, Kirkwall. Pours clear golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma is weak toasted malts, grass and bready malts. Taste is light bitter, spicy and herbal, light dry finish, clean and crisp, not bad.

Beersiveknown (5309) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle at home from alesela
pale golden with thin offwhite lacing. Light aroma, slight short cake and pineapple aroma.gently fruity, soft carbonation orange peel, dry biscuit malt finish.

jercraigs (11071) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
2014-07-05. Crisp dark yellow body nice white head and lace. Aroma is mild pale malt with English malt kisses struggles to stick out amongst the food smelled around me. Flavour is mild, fruity with light bitterness. Lingering earthy bitterness in the aftertaste. Average bodied palate, light carbonation. Enjoyable but overly mild. Cask at Marine Hotel, Stonehaven.</>

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