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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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cask, special homebrew competition winner 2012


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2728) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 15, 2013
bottle sample at beer bloggers conference
dark amber, limey hops, fairly full bodied, medium carbonation, edges dulled on bitterness a bit..maybe an older batch?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2711) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2013
330ml bottle from Aldi - clear golden with an orange tint, thin foamy off-white head, fruity, citrusy aroma, no lacing, bittersweet with a dry citrus finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing (2578) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2013
33cl bottle at Oluthuone Kaisla, Helsinki. Pours (pale) golden with a white head. Malty and slightly hoppy aroma with citrus and hints of caramel and pine. Medium sweet with caramel and citrus and a slightly spicy finish with a fairly decent bitterness. Ok beer, but not my favourite kind of IPA, a bit too much on the sweet side and not enough hops. (2013-08-18)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2405) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2013
Bottle. Clear gold with a thin head. Aroma is fruity hop. Flavour is a nice mix of fruity sweet and bitterness, peach and apricot with a growing bitter palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2337) - FINLAND - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle 33 cl, BBE 03/2014. Pours clear golden in color with a thin white head. Grassy bitter hops, sharp piney notes and forrest in aroma. Sneezing effect here in this. Bitter grassy hops in taste, some sweet maltyness as well. Buttery and notes of hay also. A bit like a hybrid between an IPA and Dortmunder Helles. Grassy, sweet buttery finish. Okay, perhaps more grassy though, but with that slight burnt grainy feeling though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2313) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 2, 2012
33cl bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours blonde with a hint of a haze and a nice lacy head. The nose has lemon and oatmeal. The taste has more lemon and oatmeal. The palate is medium bodied with a creamy texture and a nicely balanced finished. Overall, this is not what I would call an IPA but it’s quite a good session blonde. It grows.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2144) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden worth decent white head. Big pungent hoppy aroma, lots of grapefruit, citrus, mango (nelson?). Taste has lots of fruity hop flavours, orange, mango, grapefruit, passion fruit, some caramel and biscuit. Decent body with a mildly bitter finish. I like this

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2022) - GERMANY - FEB 25, 2013
0,33 l bottle BB Mar 2014 from Bierzwerg.de Dark golden color, clear and with frothy, white foam Good / typical spruce, citrus, grapefruit and bitter hops aroma. medium sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter and long finish. Nice bottle label design.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2013
070713. Bottle at Praha, Tampere. Pours clear golden with a nice head. Aroma sweet hops. stuffy feel. Not Bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (1908) - FINLAND - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle bbe 3/2014. Light amber clear. Nice initial burst of hops on nose- citrusy, sweet lime, with o good malty, slight caramel backing. Body is quite filling, soft. Bitter, but not harsh. Caramels, green citrus. Very nice.

-- bb/wp8


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