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

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Bottle: Filtered.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - SEP 2, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear darkish golden, good white head. Grassy hops, hint of something earthy on the nose. Clean, dry grassy palate with some hints of zesty hop. Nice refreshing summer brew, but nothing exciting.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2011
[500ml bottle, Peckhams Stockbridge, Edinburgh] Extremely clear golden beer with a decent white head, which reduces pretty quickly. Aromas are quite subtle, some malt and a touch of grassy hop. Very drinkable, as the palate is clean, with a lemony citrus component. Bitter, slightly dry aftertaste [09072007]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (4105) - California, USA - MAY 11, 2011
11 May 2011, bottle. golden straw colour, clear, some bubbles, thin foamy lacing. nose is a sweet, slightly piney hop, malty beer. med body and fairly fizzy. decent refreshing session beer. oatmeal and acidic grassy hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2011
Bottle from Booth’s, Ilkley. Brilliant orange gold, almost Lucozade with a strong lacing head. Mandarin cheesecake and violets aroma. Tangerine and cream, lively (not itchy )carbonation beading until the glass is drained; some cherry and lemon and honey cough sweet. Dry closing rasp of soapy hop and husky malt. Well put together like most of The Brothers’ stuff. Ideal lunchtime BBQ refreshment.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RuneStumo (2550) - Haugesund, NORWAY - APR 7, 2011
07.04.2011. 0,5l Bottle. Spesialbutikken Vaaland. Golden yellow colour with white head. Aroma is rather weak with very nice aromatic hopping. This beer is very refreshing and there is a lot of nice hoppy flavours and very smooth aftertaste with flavours of sunny days and bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13040) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2011
Bottled, 500ml from Sainsburys, Banbury. Clear gold with white head. Light, effervescent, simple malty beer with a light fruity flavour. Some orange, peachy notes, just a little tinny but overall quite pleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2011
Golden with a small white head. Aroma of bready malt, with mild citrus hop notes and a hint of DMS. Sweetish flavour with grassy hops, marmalade notes and a bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2011
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma is malt, light flower and light citrus. Flavour is malt, medium bitter, light peach and light flower hop.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7681) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2011
500 ml bottle. BBE 07/2011.
Pours a hazy golden colour with a small foamy head mainly on the edges. Aroma of strong citrus with some hops. Flavour of pleasant bitter hops, strong citrus, caramel and grass. Light/medium bodied with a hoppy finish. Pleasant citrusy and hoppy finish. Refreshing summery brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armando629 (2455) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 1, 2011
0,5 l bottle, Biererei, Vienna.
Poured opalescent golden with a small creamy off white head. Fruity pleasant aroma with citrusses, herbs, some resin with a light malt in the background. Easy body with a surprisingly lively carbonation that brings a creamy mouthfeel with yeasts and some light malt, sourish fruity palate with green apple, citrusses because of hops. Thirst quenching, fine!


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