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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Bitter
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A classic Red Ale; brewed with large amounts of crystal malts,which give the beer a warm, red colour. Lots of late whole hops- Cascade and Bobek-add a lovely citrusy, hoppy aroma. Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Malted Wheat,Hops, Yeast. Contains Gluten


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (674) - FINLAND - DEC 5, 2012
bottle 50cl @ ration. pours clear copper, white head.malty toffee, caramel aroma. sweet, malty flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (1900) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2012
051212. Bottle at home. Pours clear copper with a nice head. Aroma crystal malts, caramel. Nice sweet taste. Medium low palate. Not Bad.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep golden with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, fruitiness and hay. Flavor is sweet and malty with some caramel and hay. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (5967) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2012
Medium offwhite head. Clear red body. Roasty dusty spicy aroma with nutty earthy notes. Dry-sweetish roasty caramelly spicy taste with perfumy minty notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, dusty mouthfeel. Dryish perfumy nutty caramelly aftertaste with dusty roasty notes. Very nice and highly drinkable. Excellent session beer. (0.5l bottle, Centra Majorstuen, Oslo.)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7361) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2012
500ml bottle picked up at Centra Colosseum in Oslo and shared with Finn back home. Deep, dark amber coloured body. Firm and lasing off-white, bubbly head. Decent lacing. Brown malts to the nose with hints of grainy chocolate. Mid-sweet dark malts added by a resin-like touch to the taste buds. Dry bittersweet ending. Slightly oily textured. Satisfying (Tromsø, 20.09.2012).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (3759) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2012
Flaske 0,5l spandert av Rune og delt med ham under rateseanse hos ham 20 Sep 12. Mørk gyldenbrun. Høyt luftig skum som varer lenge. Mye filigranser. God fruktig aroma. Svisker. Søt. Lite kullsyre. Smaken er søt frukt og mørke plommer. Litt tørr ettersmak. Uvariert.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (12675) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Cask gravity at Six Bells Woodchurch. Reddish amber colour with slight haze lasting beige head. Quite full in the mouth. Some sherbert hop. Yep tasty enough beer. Fine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bennet65 (88) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2012
Probably my favourite ale from this brewer. nothing fancy here and the red appearance is quite appealing. good solid beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gowdy (684) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle at Naomi and Billy’s house. Dark Brown with a hint of red. Average white head.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - AUG 5, 2012
Burnt sugar toffee flavours making way for a fruity hoppiness, nice ruby roundness and warmth. Nice head and long clean finish. Not sure this qualified as a session beer.


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