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

bottled
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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   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".


Rune's rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (9239) - Tromsø, - SEP 12, 2012
500ml bottle bought a while ago at Centra Colosseum in Oslo. Shared with Finn. Clear, pale golden body under a frothy white head blanketing the glass. Restrained smell of mild fruits and grainy malts. Sweet orange fruity taste with earthy malts build into it. Smooth bittersweet ending, half-dry. Oily palate. A little frail-bodied but quite alright (rating session in Tromsø, 11.09.2012).


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nickel (612) - - JUN 10, 2015
Explosive aroma of hops. Citrus and floral. Bitter taste of hops with malty background. Dry finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWS9 (544) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a simple, yet pure gold, with a slowly receding white head. Nice citrus and spruce hop nose - interesting actually! Lots of hop character, which is prominent in the mouthfeel. Finishes quickly - perhaps the lager quality - which makes it nicely refreshing too. Almost seems like a rather plain lager that was saved, if not greatly elevated, by the IPA elements. Nicely done I think!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2978) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle from McHughs. Medium gold with a thin head. Aroma is light citrus. Flavour is dusty hop, grain, dry fruit. Sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoestring (307) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottled tesco. Thin light gold colour. Nice full rocky head. Not much nose or flavour at front if mouth but hoppyness kicks in but lightly . Nice and moreish without too much flavour. Could sink a few

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (281) - SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Astonished I haven’t rated this before. Golden with a thick white head. Mango aroma, hoppy taste, creamy mouth feel and a peppery hint in the aftertaste

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lesartriste (52) - - APR 13, 2015
Fine beer, but not enough alcohol to make the taste as powerfull as I wanted.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Poured straw with a frothy off white head. Aroma of soft citrus and sweet malt. Light body, flavour is lime, grapefruit and sweet malt, moderately bitter.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kjoannak (25) - - APR 4, 2015
Refreshing :) ..........................................,.......

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrJamesMcEwan (144) - SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
* Bottle. Pours cloudy light gold, with a white head. * Aroma is herbs, mango & grapefruit. * Palate is light body, moist, low carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is medium sweet, light hoppy, tropical & slight grass. * Finish is crisp, dry, fruity.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1622) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
9.4.2014. Stated as lager/IPA hybrid, can be thought so. Lager combined with citrus hoppy finish of IPA.


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