Skull Splitter is our strongest ale: which is named after Thorfinn Einarsson who was the 7th Viking Earl of Orkney. Sophisticated, satiny smooth with a deceptively light character, it is a tribute to our colourful forbear.
A crystal-clear, rich tawny-red colour beer; a tight, smooth head with hints of red and amber colour
Juicy, almost fruity malt character, together with a medley of fresh and dried fruits, dates and figs, hints of ginger and cinnamon spice, hints of vanilla
Norman Sinclair recommends drinking his Skull Splitter Ale with pâté, red meat dishes, and strong cheeses.
Aggressively dry-hopped with Columbus hops. Unfiltered Dale’s Pale Ale with a deviant twist.
With a bold emphasis on hop bitterness, India pale ales are the ultimate beverage pairing for spicy dishes. The sharp hop presence in most India pale ales can stand up to even the most devilish of spices in Cajun, Malaysian, Japanese, Indian, and Mexican cuisine.