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


on tap

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
cask, special homebrew competition winner 2012

gowdy's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (919) - Erskine, - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle at Craig’s house. Light golden and clear. A little head. Quite thin and not gassy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle 33 cl. Bottle 33 CL. Pours copper with white lacing head. Is okey. .

- beerbasher

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ALLOVATE (2772) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2015
At just on cool and into a snifter. Hazy, pastel yellow and still. Head off the pour holds; snow-white and daubs the glass well. Strong, dried herb and butter note atop hints of fresh baked bread, honey and almonds. Bready, sweet and a little cloying on the palate - OK it’s over date, but this drinks like it’s a year over date. Light bitterness is overdone by the yeasty notes. Body is light but it sits heavy in the stomach. Not much else. Forgettable. (33cL, BBE 04/15, Luckies Liquor, East Vic. Park)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (331) - - AUG 8, 2015
330ml brown bottle, cork and cask, Edinburgh. Pours medium golden amber with no head. Scent is mango and passion fruit with a musty, flowery center. Taste is medium pale ale malt with plenty of dryness and a honey flavor end. Finish dry. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Russo (1958) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2015
Slightly hazy golden color with a thick white head that fade out quickly. Aroma is hoppy and fruity, notes of orange and light sweetness. Flavor is hoppy and malty, hints of citrus and biscuit. Low carbonation with a light to medium body and a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ab29 (50) - - MAY 11, 2015
yellow/gold clear, with a small foam which lingers. Mango, papaya and citrus on the nose. to taste, its mellow, following up on light tropical fruits, it is crying for citrus to come through, but it just doesn’t hit the spot. good nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fashawn (519) - Montesarchio, ITALY - MAR 28, 2015
Average beer, good at the palate but not so tasty. Green Apple, resins,piney. pretty sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (2297) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
19.11.2013. Hieman sitruksen ja humalan tuoksua, myös hunajaa? Maku aika samoilla linjoilla: hieman sitrusta ja humalan puraisua, jälkimaussa kuivaa humalaa ja ruohoisuutta. Aika suoraviivainen, mutta jotenkin kevyt alkutuntuma ja lopun bitteri eivät ole tasapainossa. Jälkimaku ei oikein miellytä.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (3778) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle from BeerRitz, Leeds. Hazy golden coloured with a toffee and earthy flavour, bitter pine notes and a sweet floral fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (2783) - Mikołów, POLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle. Lychee, gooseberry, citrus and elderflower aroma. Fantastic. Lots of residual sweetness against which the bitterness struggles for a few sips before the whole achieves the desired balance. Nonetheless a crisp beer. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
alberti92 (159) - - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle from cellarbrations super store hami hill. Pours clear golden with a thin white head leaving some lacing. On the nose you get hints of citrus, stone fruits and grass. It's typical English style, low carbonation resulting in a very thin mouthful. It has a lingering bitter finish with lots of stone fruit notes. Quite a nice beer but It just feels and tastes a bit incomplete. If this had a bit more carbonation I think I would have enjoyed it more!

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