I'm off to the Scottish Real Ale Festival in Edinburgh today and looking forward to some nice beers. Orkney have Dark Island Reserve on cask which may be an exclusive.
I was also looking forward to trying West beers without extraneous CO2. Until I heard that the beer hasn't actually arrived. Boo.
Oddly, the beer list describes their Red and Dunkel as "German-style ales".
Seems the word lager is still taboo in some quarters.