Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Scottish Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Malted Wheat, Hops, Yeast.
A traditional Scottish ale brewed with an emphasis on the malt characteristics. Lightly hopped, as is true to this style of beer, with fruity malt aromas and a toffeeish mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6843) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2013
(Cask at White Horse, Parson’s Green, London, 24 Nov 2013) Reddish brown colour with brief head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of caramel, dark fruit and toasty malt. Malty, fruity taste with caramel, red fruit, toffee and a gentle spicy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty beer in excellent balance. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (8455) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Cask at White Horse. It pours clear deep brown with a tiny white head. The nose is brown bread, earth, toast and wood. The taste is smooth, wood, earth, rather savoury, light toast, brown bread and light smoke with a dry finish. Light-medium body and fine carbonation. No real depth and touch thin for my liking. Fairly inoffensive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derbeth (447) - Kraków, POLAND - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle. Aroma is rather weak, with caramel, slight smoke, clove and hops. Black colour, small white head, quickly disappearing. Light sweetness, lightly bitter. Light body, thin watery texture, flat carbonation. A bit boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (2220) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2013
Brown btl abv 4.2, purchased at Kilpishalli Kilpisjärvi Finland. Very nice look, with its moderate vanilla-white head on a red-wine-coloured body, towards red-brown. Beautiful scents of roasted malts plus dark chocolate. Tastes roasted malts, sweet licorice, flourish feel, some bitter too. Good in the mouth with its well balanced but distinct bitterness. Much lacing inside the mug. At the end chocolate, roasted malts. Overall very tasty and enjoyable. Enjoyed 2013-10-24 at RateMeet with Rune.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arsol (742) - NORWAY - SEP 20, 2013
Mørk brun med beige skum. Lukter karamel og noe røklukt. smaker mindre enn det lukter. Noe bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (730) - HUNGARY - AUG 12, 2013
0.5l bottle. Dark ruby body, beige head. Aroma of caramel, grapes, elderberry, minimal chocolate and grassy hops. Taste of toast, chocolate, caramel, orange juice and grassy hops. Light-medium body. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4417) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Aroma is toffee, light caramel, fruit and very mild vinous notes. The flavor is fruit, earthy malts, very mild scotch notes, mild tartness and a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (7595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2013
Bottle. Low fluffy offw-white and quickly disappearing head. Hazy amber body. Malt caramel light fruity aroma. Roasted malts, little hosp bitterness, low carbonation, short finish, just a bit of fruithesse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1989) - FINLAND - JUN 25, 2013
A very dark brown with some reddish colour, a head is almost medium and beige. Aroma is succesfully and quite complex, roastiness, chocolate, some toffee, wood, earthy aroma. Taste is quit esimilat than aroma, slightly roasted, wood, balanced and low toffeeish sweetness, a little bit of fruits and herbs. Medium- bodied, smooth carbonation, easy to enjoy. The positive surprise with the same earthy nunacees that could be found from many Haandbryggeriet’s beers. Complex and tastefull beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
erohne (64) - NORWAY - JUN 13, 2013
God og forfriskende Ale. Passe bitterhet og beskhet, og en deilig forfriskende smak. God tørstedrikke og koseøl. --- For norwegian readers...

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