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

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
doradobotella (242) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2014
Apariencia: De un apetecible color dorado y una capa de espuma con buena retención. Aroma: Agradable y sutil; se mezclan lo maltoso y frutal a la perfección. Sabor: En boca es cítrica y ligeramente lupulada, fresca y muy ligera.

3.4
Scottishchris (754) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2014
Bottle from Judith glue, kirkwall. Golden, slightly hazy, small white head. Sour citrus nose. Balanced lemon bitterness. Good medium body. Good stuff.

3.5
allmyvinyl (11019) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours pale straw gold, no head to speak of. Aromas of lemon and faint pale malt. Taste has a touch of biscuit, but mostly lemon citrus. Light bitter finish. Nice.

3.1
Beerhunter111 (22508) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

3.1
Scopey (15704) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle at home. It pours clear pale gold with a thick, fluffy white head. The nose is clean, toasted grain, dough and hay. The taste is crisp, straw, grain, light toast, some bitterness, spice/herbal notes and citrus peel. Finishes up dry. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Straightforward stuff, but not bad.

2
rodbod (436) - Motherwell, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Decent session beer, tasted on tap at the Bon Accord. No big flavours, just well rounded but average

3.2
northropfrye (3691) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 2, 2013
Pale yellow body, looks like a golden ale. Hoppier than a similar beer I tried next to it. Refreshing, nice.

3.6
sic1314 (4967) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2013
Poured a clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel malt with floral and citrus hops. Medium body, flavour of sweet malt and bitter citrus hops with a dry, bitter end.

3.2
Stuartyboy (1760) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2013
Clear golden beer on cask at Bennetts of morningside sweet malt floral and citrus flavour bitter hop finish decent without being above average

3
mr_h (5943) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden, thin white head, no lacing, minimal malty aroma, vegetable, bit of fruit, mild citrus, bitter finish


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