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Williams Brothers Birds and Bees (Bottle)

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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Bottle: Filtered.
A bright, golden summer ale brewed with a blend of Belgian pale malt, Cascade and Bobek hops with a late infusion of fresh elderflowers and lemon zest. Fruity, aromatic and deliciously refreshing.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thmsboyd (20) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle BBE Jan 2016. Slightly earthy aroma, perhaps a touch of butyric; floral. Clear, golden appearance with a reasonable , frothy head. Very dry to taste with definite earthiness. A touch of sweetness but mainly bitter. Medium-bodied with a bone-dry texture. Moderately-carbonated for this style of ale. Lingering herbal notes

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (307) - POLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Aroma: citrus, herbs and floral notes. Appearance: hazy straw color, nice white head. Taste: medium bitterness (herbs, white skin of grapefruit), herbs and floral notes, watery and slightly empty. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Quite good golden ale. For me herbs are overwhelming, but still this beer is quite refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (193) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - AUG 7, 2014
hoppy aroma with shades of citrus and pine... the taste is malty with notes of lemon and spices... smooth hoppy bitterness... dry bitter aftertaste... nice summer ale...

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
thefodfather (1) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2014 does not count
Very nice easy drinking summer beer. Great for bbqs and drinking on cold days. Very light but still with a nice flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (51) - SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle in the barn shared by RD. Aroma fresh vibrant and pronounced. Easy drinking light Summer pale ale. Very enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Derbeth (307) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour, rocky, quickly disappearing head with good lacing. Aroma of resin, malt, something floral. Medium bitterness. Light body, average carbonation. Refreshing and easy to drink. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rand (1280) - SWITZERLAND - APR 26, 2014
Bottle 50 cl from Hyperboissons - Doubs (F). Pale and veiled blonde with a short white foam with big bubbles. Fresh bouquet, floral and fruity with underlying hop. The taste is acidulated, floral with a bitterness of citrus and earthy which masks the elderflower and its fruity notes. A good Bitter, nothing more.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1118) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Little hazy golden color, white head. Aroma is nice fresh hops, some malts. Malty body, fruity and nicely hopped, bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5192) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2014
500ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Peach, elderflower and toffee in the aroma. Refreshing taste with elderflower, peach and grapefruit.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7160) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, leicht hefig, hopfig. Geschmack hopfig malzig, fruchtig, leicht hefig.


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