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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: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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cask, special homebrew competition winner 2012


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Psytron (1320) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
Smell of.. butter?!? Pale golden colour, tiny white head. Aroma of rubber, metal, base. Slightly bitter. Rather horrible.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1166) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
330ml bottle. Yellowy-orange amber colour, foam white head and aroma is citrus, peach. Taste of malt caramel with earthy pine bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dryish bitter finish. OK.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1164) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle from the deli in Shrewsbury. Has lagery looks with a pale golden body and white head. Sweet at first but with lots of hops flavour kicking in to leave a more bitter finish. Its fruity with citrus, caramel, pine and some floral notes too. Very nice and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle. Golden color with a small white head. Citrusy aroma with notes of grass and some malt. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, floral hops, grass, citrus and some bitterness. Medium body, dry and bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopfenWeisse (1049) - - MAY 12, 2013
Clear golden amber color with small head. Aroma is hops, toffee, caramel , fruits. Flavor is hoppy fruity, bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flying_pig (942) - SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2013
330ml bottle (2.80, Inn Deep, Glasgow):
A hoppy citrus aroma with some grapefruit and tropical fruits along with a moderately bitter aroma and about average nose strength.
Clear, light golden amber with a thin and patchy lacing on top.
Citrus to start off the taste although this comes across stronger than in the nose. There is some grapefruit and bitterness with the tropical fruits coming through. I could detect some spice as well and some floral hops coming through.
Smooth and light medium bodied beer with a good pine bitterness and plenty of hops with a nice citrus tang. Carbonation levels are medium.

A pleasant and somewhat refreshing taste that proved very easy to drink. The beer went down well and although not one Id seek out again, it is a beer that I will probably have again at some point in the future.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (835) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
330ml bottle, pours hazy golden brown, malty base, caramel, biscuit, toffee, with lots of juicy citrus hop, balanced well wih a moderate bitter finish, Body is medium, texture sticky with soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Almost more like a lager than an IPA, not much on the hops more of a malty beer. Bitterness from the hops is low, not a big fan.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Buongiorgio00 (772) - - JUN 2, 2014
Ipa molto inglese, abbastanza maltata e con una luppolatura leggera e dolcemente agrumata, amaro poco persistente. Piacevole e beverina.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MalcolmTucker (740) - SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Inviting fruity hop aroma. Flavour is peach, mango with a lemon bitterness. Caramel malt provides a good balance. Falls a bit short of an IPA in my opinion - more of an APA - actually a lot like Sierra Nevada PA.


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