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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: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   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


dnicolaescu's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (709) - 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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (581) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 50cl, couleur très orange, peu de mousse peu d’effervescence, en bouche attaque sur une amertume intense type amer bière, fin de bouche sur l’artichaut juste bien

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StilleStorm (672) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2014
DWG; Pours murky brown orange with a small, bobble, off-white, short lived, but somewhat lacing head. Nose is moderate malt, caramel, orange and dark, dried fruit with spice notes. Taste is light to moderate sweet and bitter and light spicy with a somewhat short finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (576) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 24, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 50cl. Bière orangée plutôt légère, typée anglaise plutôt qu'écossaise. Arômes pamplemousse.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ home
Pours hazy copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, toast, biscuit, caramel, floral and slightly fruity hops. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is watery, carbonation is soft to fizzy

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerman33190 (45) - FRANCE - JUN 13, 2014
Refreshingly hoppy aroma. Taste is like a traditional best bitter, no more, no less. Thin palate, medium carbo’. Ok beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle at the Doric Arms, Edinburgh on 16 May. Poured a hazy amber, with a thin, off-white head. Nutty aroma, lots of malts and some orange peal. Initial flavours of brown sugar, toast and dried fruit. Finish was slightly spicy, with some lingering grassy bitterness and chewy grain.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peponi (276) - POLAND - APR 26, 2014
Aroma: dark malts, citrus notes (grapefruit), herbs. Appearance: nice clear amber color, lasting white head. Taste: nice medium bitterness (pine and resin), dark malts, quite dry and slightly watery, easy drinking. Palate: medium body and high carbonation, nice bitter finish. Overall: Very good red ale with a nice hint of American hops. Well-balanced and highly drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1103) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
Noe dunkel lys brun farve med lyst skum. Lukt av malt, karamell og frukt. Smak av malt og karamell. Fruktig.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (6917) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 15, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig, nussig. Geschmack röstmalzig, leicht schokoladig. Karamell, fruchtig, nussig.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (1231) - Bryne, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
Duft av malt, Karamall og rosin. Fin brun farge. Tykt dekkende og hengende skum. Smak av krydder, malt og karamell.


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