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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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RATINGS: 288   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.


Euggs' rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Euggs (21) - Glasgow, - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle, from Hippo Beers in Glasgow. Perfectly drinkable IPA - as I’d expect from Williams Bros., who are reliably good - but this really didn’t have the hoppiness that it claimed which is a shame.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dem0niac (1) - - 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 (301) - 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 (1804) - 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 (2024) - 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 (35) - 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 (243) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JoshuaStranger (148) - - JUN 27, 2014
Pours an hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma is slight citrus,hops. Taste is citrusy,hoppy,herbal,good bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (3890) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2014
Wonderfully in the hops with lots of fresh fruits and some yeasty moments. Heavily drinkable and refreshing. Bit watery in the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (3890) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a light hazy golden-amber colour with low head and medium to flat body. Aroma of fresh hops and mandarinas. Taste of fresh hops, flowers, spruce, pine, citrus, thyme, spices and mandarinas. dry-bitter finish. Nice one.


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