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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle - Pasteurised.
Joker Premium Pale is created from a complex blend of malt & hops with the sole purpose of bringing a smile to your face. Joker has a fresh citrusy aroma and bittersweet, full flavour.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1872) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2010
Amber colour with a huge foamy head. Aroma is intensive fruit and hops with citrus. Sweet taste with intensive notes of grapefruity hops. Very pleasant beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10570) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2010
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with an average white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium roasted grass hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium pleasing sweet & bitter finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndrewC (322) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2010
Bottle (badged as Joker IPA). Great grassy aroma. Tastes syrupy with heavily citrus and passion fruit hops. Good long finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle on 09/03/2010. Labelled as Scottish Joker IPA. Clear light golden body with a large frothy white head. Sweet earthy and light floral hop aroma on a caramel and pale malt background. Sweet pale malt and light floral hop flavor. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11055) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of fruit, caramel and toffee. Sweet and malty flavour with fruity hops and a lasting bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blankboy (6029) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2010
Bottle [500ml] shared with HogTownHarry, jerc & mabel -- c/o j&m. Labeled ’Joker IPA’. Pours a clear pale gold with an average size diminishing frothy white head. Aroma smells alright, it’s mild grassy hops and pale malt. Watery flavour of light hops and earthy pale malt. Average bodied. Nothing much to see here, it’s just O.K.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Slipstream (2007) - USA - AUG 15, 2010
This was labeled "Joker IPA", altho it did not taste like an IPA. I thought it might be a lager, but RB says it is a premium bitter. Huh. Light, mellow aroma. The flavor is pretty mainstream, a little astringent with a dash of citrus. It has British hops and some wheat in it. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7782) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2014 2014-06-28. Crisp dark yellow orange body with a modest white head that fades. Aroma is mild, grainy grassy hop character, lightly cereally malt. Flavour is moderately bitter throughout, malty base. Average bodied palate, fairly carbonated. Okay. 6/3/6/3/12-13 On tap at Inn Deep, Glasgow

2010-07-18. Crisp dark yellow body, with a small white head. Mild malt aroma, bit of grassy note and not much else. Flavour is quite mild, light pale malts, very light bitterness and muted grainy touches. Average to light palate. Simple, bit dull. 5/3/5/3/11 Bottle as "Joker IPA" from The Grog Shop, Oxford

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boccefloyd (101) - Bon Air, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2010
500 ml bottle. As Williams Bros Joker IPA straw colored and clear with a nice white head that stays around and laces the glass nicely. low body and hop bitter in the finish. On the nose getting some citrusy, floral hops but not much and even less malt. The taste has some citrus hop flavor and plenty of lingering bitterness in the finish. This beer is good but I think, in the long run, I’m a definitely an American IPA kind of guy


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