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


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mr_h (2930) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2012
Cask by handpump at Henglers Circus, Glasgow (12 May 12) - slightly hazy pale yellow ale, thin white head, citrus hop aroma, good temperature, mild citrus flavour, sweet, refreshing and smooth

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3317) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2010
Cask from The Edward Wyllie. Fresh fruity aroma, golden yellow colour. Nice sweet menthol flavour very smooth and nice, nothing like the bottled version which wasn,t very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 14, 2009
Cask at Blue Blazer ... hazy yellow... but barral had been knocked... light wheaty hop nose ... nice creamy white head ... sweet honey ... soft spice ... little corriander ... little sweet malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. I prefer this to the bottled version. Pours a golden colour with a fair white head. Nice aroma of passion fruit and pineapple with some barley in there. Williams house yeast aroma and flavour. Flavours of passion fruit, pineapple and mango, some sweetness and barley. Foamy mouth-feel. Didn’t find this as sweet as the bottled version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13663) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2012
Cask, 4.3% at 16. Berliner Bierfestival. Elderflower and peach aroma. Almost clear golden colour. Small frothy white head. Good fruity flavour, refreshing, but not too sweet. Clean bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeevan (42) - - FEB 16, 2014
On Cask at Wetherspoons. Looks nice. Golden with a thick creamy head. Citrus hop aroma. Tastes pretty good. Nice bitterness. Fruity. Clean finish. A decent very refreshing cask ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
Cask @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours hazy pale yellow-golden with a small, nice, creamy, white head. Lovely lacings. Lovely aroma, flowers, vanilla, hops, crisp malts and a bit of lavender. Low carbonation, light fat mouthfeel. Flavour has green tea, lavender, elderflowers on top of sweet doughy malts. Pleasant hoppy dry finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1439) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2012
Cask at the Southampton Arms, London on 16th October 2012. Amber. Dying head vanishes. Fruity, slightly cheesy aroma. Vanilla and floral hops in-mouth, with some grass. Finish is floral, grassy and herby. Light mouthfeel and a fair amount of body for the strength.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2013
cask at Hating Room, I mean Waiting Room. wife like this in the bottle but I don’t recall ever having it on cask... very nice however. no head to speak of, delicate aroma, taste a combination of floral, citrus, elderflower? plus lightly bitter finish. very sessionable. superior to the bottled version IMO.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2123) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 26, 2011
Cask @ Old Mill, Brodie (beer fest). Straw coloured ale with white head. Aroma - distinctive lemon, citrus hops, floral notes (from elderflower). Taste - lemony, slight grape notes, citrus hops, aromatic flowers. Short, slight bitter finish with lemon. A nice refreshing beer, but the floral notes were a bit strong. Caingorm Trade WInds is brewed with elderflower, but the floral component tastes quite different to me, blending more harmoniously in the taste profile.

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