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

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (1281) - Chișinău, - JUN 3, 2013
Head: off-white/light beige, medium, frothy, below avg. retention. Colour: dark copper, clear. Aroma: citrus, tropical fruit, light malt/bread, caramel. Taste: fruit caramel, spicy hops, low to average bitterness. Nice and hoppy, light but not watery. Must be a good session beer.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artemb (121) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 5, 2015
Aroma: citrus hops, bread, some fruits. Taste: light to moderate sweeteness, light to moderate bitterness, very light sourness. Flavour: citrus hops, bread, toffee, caramel, some toffee. Aftertaste is bitter and slightly spicy. Good seesion beer, plain but pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1241) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Bonito color rubí. Dos dedos escasos de espuma. Dulce aroma acaramelado. En boca toque picante efervescente que acompaña muy bien a un sabor entre malteado y muy lupulado, frutal, mandarina y floral. Buen conjunto. Notable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Psytron (1583) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Stinging malty smell. Copper colour, white head. Aroma of malt, cardboard, hops. Bitter, mildly sweet. slightly oily texture, flat carbon. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours brown copper. Nose is sweet, malty, brown sugar, citrus hops. Taste is citrus hops, caramel malts, bittersweet finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SilverfoX (706) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2015
vague hints of apricot, dark gold body with white lacing, vague apricot flavour, bland.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamnase (168) - Kronoby, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours medium brown with a healthy off white head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt, dark fruit and light citrus. Medium body, flavour much as the aroma, medium sweet, lightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (6489) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2015
Cask at cloisters. Pours clear ruby amber, nose is toffee, floral, taste is caramel, sweet toffee, dry, bit thin.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrJamesMcEwan (147) - SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
* Bottle. Pours hazy, red, with an off-white head. * Aroma is floral, malty & caramel. * Palate is medium body, high carbonation, very fine bubbles. * Taste is hops, barley, fruit, malt & caramel. * Finish is slightly dry. * Red ale, barley, fruit, malt.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hoptimusPrimed (100) - SPAIN - MAR 7, 2015
Just a beer, nothing special. From bottle. No lacing. Dirty red colour. No distinguishing attributes

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
themightyjag (241) - - FEB 7, 2015
500ml bottle. Small white head disappears quickly, barely any lacing. Body is clear reddy copper. Nose is malty, hints of brown sugar. Lots of malt in the flavour as well, caramel, straw, light bitterness on the finish. Medium carbonation. Decent red.


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