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style
Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Bitter
Stromness, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (363) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle into snifter. Pours a clear amber colour with a small off white cap. Aroma is fruitcake. Taste is sweet malt and fruity hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (9920) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle, beer advent calendar. Copper penny hue, average off white head. Nose holds lots of spice, nutmeg especially. Bready caramel, nutmeg, thin mouthfeel, aspirin bitterness. Just ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdleedahl (277) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 24, 2016
Very clear amber, no head formation though. Has a mild pudding flavour, and quite hoppy, more than Id like. The spices are mild. Its almost like a winter dessert ipa. 2016 Advent.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RhetoricalAns (890) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2016
Clear gold-amber pour. Single digit of semi-fluffy white head, spotty lacing and a persistent small cap. Aroma of winter spices, bread, rye, cloves. flavour is quite spicy. medium sweet upfront leads to a moderate bitter finish mixed with a touch of metallic tang. Medium to light body, medium prickling carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1691) - CANADA - DEC 23, 2016
Appearance: clear deep gold with two fingers of fluffy ivory head, good retention and patchy, no lacing. (3/5) Aroma: caramel, seasonal spices, bready, banana, light metallic. (7/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (6/10) Palate: medium body, moderate-low carbonation, medium duration lightly spicy finish. (3/5) Advent day #23 is another example of that style-but-not-really-a-style that I love to complain about, the Winter Warmer. And, unfortunately, this isnt a particularly good example of that "style" - really just more of a fairly unremarkable ESB with some mild "seasonal spices". (The ABV is far too low to contribute any warming character.) Aside from the frankly off-putting name, theres nothing much to recommend it one way or the other. (13/20)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1941) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Rye, anise, bread, and clove Adjunct: Rye, wheat, clove, mace, pine and hops; clear amber with a thin head

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (6022) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2016
Craft Beer Advent Calendar (Day 23) 330ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of light beige head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild spice with some caramel and grassy notes. Taste is a light fruity and caramel malty sweetness with a spicy and grassy hop bitterness finishing with some warm spices. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, an interesting brew that was quite enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmalaher (260) - Calgary, CANADA - DEC 22, 2016
From the 2016 J Webb 12 beers of Christmas box. Passable, some malt, not exciting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4362) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2016
Bottle from Real Ale Store, Newark. Amber colour with a flight hazy. Aroma has coins on and bannana. Taste is spicy and malty sweet. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerNinjaUK (413) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Pint at JDW. Aroma bread, banana, raisins and hay. Very sweet but not too rich - head frothy.


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