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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: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered; Cask: Special - 2009.
"Premium Scottish Lager"
A "gathering" of ingredients from around the world: Hops from the Czech Republic, and the U.S., Belgian pilsener malt, German yeast, and Scottish water take their own good time to combine and produce a delicious, crisp, citrusy lager.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9492) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 11, 2011
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - hazy golden-blond colour with a little white foam left; a decent grapefruity hoppiness; medium-bodied and a smooth palate, decently bitter and with a long fruity hoppy finish - slightly perfumy and fairly aromatic

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2011
Bottle from Fanø. Small head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, yeast, hops and citrus. Semi oily palate.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (10530) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2011
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy nice aroma. Light bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter messy finish. Watery palate. Slightly boring beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
abemorsten (2767) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2011
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Clear and sparkling; light golden with a white creamy head leaving good lacing. Sugar and malt aroma. Sweet and light bitter flavors. Watery with a dryish finish.flat and light bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (8044) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2010
Thanks to Craig for a half of this one. Clear golden body. Fragile lacing from a low, white head. Subdued aroma of fruity hops. Rounded flavour of oily hops and grainy malts. Easy to drink, decent lager (cask, hand pulled at Bow Bar in Edinburgh, 29.11.2010).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2010
Bottled. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of soap, spices, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of soap, malt, and spicy hops as well as a light note of flowers, leading to a dry and spicy finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2011 Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of malts, caramel, metal and hops. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, grass and pine needles. Hoppy finish, 5-3-6-3-12 Bottle at Bishops Arms Gustav. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hay, grass and hops. Fruity flavour of hay, grass and hops with notes of caramel. Hoppy finish. 6-3-7-3-14

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10798) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
clear yellow, smooth offwhite head. aroma is malty, mild. flavor is sweet, malty, faint spicy hops, ends sweet and bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Clear golden with a creamy white head. Fairly sweet malty nose. Medium body, very soft and smooth on the palate but also very malty sweet and biscuity with only a discreet hoppiness. 301110

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2010 From tap at the 78 as just Williams Lager, 4.7. Pours clear and pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and hoppy. Light grassy and citrusy. Citrusy, peachy and crisp hoppy flavoured. Bitter and rather dry into a hoppy fruity finish.6-3-7-3-14=3.3

50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is spiced and slight grassy. Sweet, malty, toasted, light spiced and bitter. Sweet and slight spiced into the finish.6-3-6-3-13=3.1


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