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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Premium Lager
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle - has appeared in the cask.
Ingredients: Lager malt, hops, lager yeast.
Cold fermentation for two weeks followed by a lager storage of at least four weeks. Hops are "classic IPA style".


pivoveskotsku's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivoveskotsku (201) - - SEP 21, 2012
Light pale yellow lager colour, slightly grassy aroma and quite hoppy. Taste is very much like a grassy lager which has been hopped. The "hybrid" label is a tiny bit misleading as it’s essentially just a hoppy lager. That said, I think it is very tasty and I very much enjoyed it. Brilliant name, too!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1565) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, best before 06/2015. Clear yellow with a medium sized diminishing white head. Sulphur, grass, hay, stale farts (or is it me?), white bread, citrus. That one was me. Light/medium body, little sweetness, light/medium bitter with a long finish, airy and soft texture. Whatever hybrid this is, the end result is kind of an ok golden ale.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ElDesmadre (1524) - Mikołów, POLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Lots of green notes - grass, lime and gooseberry, also a slight amount of lychee. Also some biscuit notes and sulfur. And cat piss. Hmm... This cat piss is what seems to be most strong in the flavour. Additionally, this beer is dry, watery, lacking substance, with a not too strong but annoyingly rough bitterness. Not good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melkart (286) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - AUG 12, 2014
It begins like a normal pilsen, but with more body. Then comes the hop bitterness at the end. Balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (178) - - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle received as a gift. Pours middling gold colour, thin white head. Strong hoppy hit in flavours which is pretty enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (664) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsburys. Very pale beer with a small white head. Aroma of lemon and hops. Taste is strong malts and sharp bitterness from the hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McWorta (578) - LUXEMBOURG - JUN 22, 2014
Golden crystall clear coloured with a medium fading white head. On the nose subtle fruity aromas of light rasberry, light black currant and some hay develop. The tase is lightly sweet rounded with some bitterness. The texture is rather soft with a light liveliness. Medium bodied the beer offers a medium lightly fruity finish in which the bitterness holds its momentum.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
doradobotella (94) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2014
Apariencia: Color dorado tranlucido con una capa de espuma blanca y muy duradera. Aroma: Muy lupulado, donde predominan básicamente notas cítricas y florales. Sabor: Muy equilibrado pero con un predominio de un amargor superior al usual en una Lager.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sblsimone85 (238) - USA - MAY 31, 2014
Insolita ipa più somigliante ad una lager anche se come profumi al naso ed amaro in bocca richiama una classica ipa. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonnyConga (82) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Clear pale yellow and nice hoppy aroma. Let down by a lack of bitter finish - a little weak finish which in an otherwise very tasty beer is a shame. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
JimmyB78 (1) - - MAY 26, 2014 does not count
Bottle from sainsbury. Perfect for a summer day, crisp clean taste from the malt and lager yeast with a rounded citrus hop flavour. Very enjoyable lager/IPA hybrid


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