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Skull Splitter - Orkney Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,876 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,876
Reviews: 928
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 143
Gots: 153 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Orkney Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-08-1998)
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Skull Splitter - Orkney Brewery. Poured from the bottle into a glass mug, its got a 2 finger thick mildly porous eggshell brown head with lateral lacing, and a medium-dark amber body.

I smell spicy roasted malts, along with scotch-like sweetness. Not much hop presence going on.

Tastes like roasted /caramelized malts, spiced fruits, and molasses. Not too much, it ends before that happens. Again, scotch profile type of sweetness. Not really picking up much hop taste.

Skull Splitter's mouthfeel is crisp and clean. Only a slight warming sensation, no sting. Goes down smooth, perhaps a little TOO smooth.

I'll give Skull Splitter - Orkney Brewery a 4.75 overall. This will split your skull with a Nordic buzz that is comfortable and still sociable. SKALL !!!!!!!!

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Skull Splitter from Orkney Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,876 ratings.