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

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
A golden coloured ale with an intense grainy nose, rich and fruity on the palate with a lingering hint of hop in the finish.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorqui (2224) - Brescia, ITALY - AUG 16, 2011
Bottled at "Osteria della Birra" - Bergamo (BG).
Golden yellow color, much elegant and crisp. Very good head of medium resistance, bubbly and lively aspect. Little sour nose, rumors of fresh mellow, aged white flowers, very malty and balsamic final. Crisp and little warm body, little woody and bitterish final.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (8249) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2011
50 cl bottle, BBE 06/2012
Lots of toffee and honey in aroma. Mouthdrying palate at the start. Flavour has sweetish, bitter toffee and some spices. Surprisingly thick palate for 3.8%. Good bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7793) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2011
500 ml bottle.
Pours a golden colour with a large white head which collapses quickly. Aroma of toffee and honey with some mild hops. Flavour of raw hops, some citrus and caramel. Quite long, dry and bitter finish. Id say this is more of a Golden Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (9948) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2011
50 cl bottle.
Pours clear golden yellow with large head. Aroma is honey, grass, some banana and malts. Flavour is honey, hoppy grass, some malts and notes of dry bread. Medium carbonation, slick palate and a bitter finish.
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
abemorsten (3593) - Mostery, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2011
Clear golden body with a rocky, fingerthick, off-white head leaving a good lacing. Rosey, floral, sweet elderflower aroma. Sweet and bitter flavors with grassy notes. Light to medium body. Medium carbonation. Dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maris (1466) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2011
From a 500ml bottle on 7/4/2011. Pours golden with a decent head. Doesnt have much of an aroma, but whats there is a strange combo of grass, rice and paint. The taste is also quite unusual. There is some maltiness up front but its dominated by a sour, salty, citric hop bitterness, which keeps on lingering. The palate is quite thin. Distinctive but not overly enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tiong (6906) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2011
500ml bottle from K-Supermarket Kamppi

Pours orange with a white head. Aroma has hints of spices and orange fruit. Taste is bitter and has hints of fruits. Finish is quite smooth. Quite easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (2937) - Kaarina, FINLAND - MAR 19, 2011
Copper brown beer with a medium and blond head. Aroma is malty, toffee, some red berries, rasberries and light hoppyness with fruits. Taste is also malty like aroma, biscuits, toffee, some lemon, medium bitterness and dry taste. Quite light to drink, but still lots of taste, medium carbonation, quite nice. Dry and malty beer, more aromatic hops would be needed to make this beer more aromatic and fresh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3916) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2011
Bottle. Light amber, short and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, caramel and toffee, some fruitiness and hoppyness .Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, toffee and caramel, some fruitiness and toffee. Finish is average, malty and dryish, toffee and caramel, some hoppyness. Light-bodied toffeish ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (7233) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2011
50cl bottle. Golden color with a white head, nice lacing. Biscuit and fruit in aroma, crisp as well. Flavor is malty, very citric hoppy, quite bitter. Finish is bitter hops. Enjoyable, fresh ale. Thumbs up!


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