Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Bottle: Filtered.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2008
Århus2008. 50 cL bottle. Pours clear golden yellow with a lacing white head. Light fruity hops aroma. Light fruity hops flavour with a mild sweetness. Light bitter and dry finish. I find this between the red and joker in flavour-scale. Another nice hoppy brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10397) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Grainy with fruity and hoppy notes. Ends bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11589) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2008
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours deep golden with a pretty big, frothy, white head. Aroma is sweet malty with a light citric hoppiness. Low carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is softly hopped with good chewy maltiness. Fine pine, grassy and citric hoppiness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2008
bottle had with veggie chili. was a great match, robust hoppiness with slight spicy flavours, grapefruit, and slight banana. pour was clear yellow, with large foamy sudsy head. not my favourite in the line but quite good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (9500) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 1, 2008
500ml bottle (3.9% ABV) from OddBins, High St., Oxford. Amber body with see-through clarity topped by a medium, white lacing-head. Malty fruits to the nose. Dry and late fruits in taste with notes of grapefruits supported by herbs. Foamy, but thin palate (17.03.2008).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2008
Bottle. Light light unclear medium orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, wheat, fruity, moderate hoppy, herbs, grass, citrus, orange, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (290108)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7150) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2008
Bottle from Oddbins. Pale gold colour with a decent, off-white head and plenty of carbonation. Aroma of sweet malt with some hay and floral slightly peppery hops. Light mouth feel with some malt flavours, a touch of marmalade and a hoppy, dry finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2008
Nose of cream, hops and spices. Pours a clear golden beer with noticeable lacing and a full white head. Taste is spicy, hoppy and fruity and finishes with an enduring bitter tatse. Really nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LordCrabapple (109) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2007
This is a deliciously light, fragrant beer. And with only 3.9% alcohol, I can risk having more than one glass!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2007
(As 3.9% ABV) Golden colored, medium sized white head. Nicely bitter and fruity, floral aroma, caramel also there with even some vanilla. This floral hops remind me of some Yankee-IPAs. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor is also rich with bitter hops, lemon and mild flowers. Aftertaste dries strongly. Maybe somehow watery palate, comes from only 3.9% ABV.

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