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

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RATINGS: 291   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.


scotty's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
scotty (1053) - - APR 23, 2014
Clean, clear orange/gold, pours a good thick white head that lasts well and leaves some lovely lacework after each satisfying mouthful. Loads of citrus hops on both the nose and palate, some light sweetish malt lurking in the background, ends with a long lingering finish, lovely brew!


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
yodapl (61) - POLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Kolor: przejrzysty, jasno-herbaciany, troche jak napój jabłkowy. Piana: na jeden palec, drobno-pęcherzykowa. Aromat: herbaciany i - zaskoczenie- dziwnie jabłkowy. Troche słodki. Smak: słodkawo, herbacianie, całkiem odswiezajace. Rozczarowuje goryczka, wiem, ze to IPA, a nie AIPA, ale brakuje buchniecia chmielem. Jest to raczej angielska, herbaciana, odswiezajaca, sycaca IPA. Szału nie ma, sredniak.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Melkart (296) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - SEP 14, 2014
Surprising refreshing IPA. Light biterness. Short aftertaste. Aroma and taste is herbal.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (336) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Standard attempt at a west coast ipa, but doesn’t warrant comparison with real examples. Thin, and lacking punch.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dem0niac (3) - - AUG 23, 2014 does not count
Great flavorful beer! Fruity and citrus aroma, intensive taste, sweet and refreshing with bitter aftertaste. Nice balance.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Traian (3) - - AUG 22, 2014 does not count
Hoppy, spicy, fruity. Strong, good nose, and a nice finish. Good IPA style, a good experience.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
peponi (352) - POLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Aroma: citrus and grapefruit, herbs. Appearance: hazy straw color, nice white head. Taste: medium bitterness (herbs), quite spicy, quite dry and watery, some citrus. Palate: low body and high carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Quite good IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1953) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle thanks to parents in law from trip to Scotland. Golden beer with small head. Aroma is fruity hops and a little caramel. Taste is mild hops, oranges, malts and a little caramel with some herb. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is light pine, citrus, taste is juicy, fruity, toffee.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrJamesMcEwan (40) - SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy, yellow, with a small white head that disappates to thin. Light bodied, light carbonation, very fine bubbles, lots of lacing. Aroma is medium pine and mandarin, slightly grass and lemon. Taste is clean, medium bitter, lemon, mandarin orange and hoppy. Finish is clean, dry bitter and crisp. A very refreshing and easy to drink crisp, bitter beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hop_Hedonist (246) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
Looks and tastes more like a hoppy lemony golden ale - and a pleasantly bitter one - but an IPA? No. Needs more body and complexity to be an IPA (imho) - genuinely refreshing and easy drinker though - very quickly consumed. A good drink.


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