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Williams Brothers Prodigal Sun

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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Bitter
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; filtered In Scotland we welcome the return of the sun whenever it deigns to shower us with its warm ray... the cloud and rain will jsut have to get over it. A light amber beer with lovely citrus aroma, slightly sweet and fruity.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (5343) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 15, 2014
Orange-bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig, nussig. Geschmack röstmalzig, leicht schokoladig. Karamell, fruchtig, nussig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (1907) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2014
500 ml bottle, BB Jan 2015
Thanks to Seanyfo for this one! Pale orange in the glass, malty-neutral nose. The beer starts malty and bitter. Nicely smooth. Caramel, hints of citrus, but all a bit weak. A slightly sweet taste is in the foreground, bitterness comes closer to the end. Bloomy, flouwery hop-aroma join in as well. The aftertaste is long, a bit too sweet (for me), nicely bitter, floral hops and caramel malt.
--> all in all a very interesting brew! --> 11/12/10/10

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1334) - FINLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy deep golden color with a medium thick foamy white head. Aroma of peach, apricot and grainy malt. Medium bitter taste with some sweetness. Medium body.

-- via beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2113) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 18, 2013
50cl bottle thanks to Keith from Williams. Appearance - somewhere between golden and amber. Nose - very much malt dominated with just a touch of herby-citrus coming through to clean things up. Taste - honey nut cornflakes with lemon. Palate - medium bodied, creamy in texture and fairly refreshing finish. Overall - another good ale from Williams if not one of their best.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2013
Bottled 02/11/13. A copper coloured beer with a hint of rose and a white head and lace. A really nice beer. Fruity citrus and turkish delight. A bit of soap too. A perfumed nose. Really tasty with great fruits. Very nice indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (115) - Joensuu, FINLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Aivan hyvä makoinen olunen. Vähän loppumaku lyhyenläntä. Jostain syystä voisi toimia jäätelön kanssa.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (1046) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle from Aldi. Dull golden body with a thin off-white head. Light carbonation. No lacing. Aroma of wood, flowers and muted citrus. Definitely tasting the spruce in this. Very easy drinking. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft carbonation. An unusual Bitter because of the spruce element. A good session beer but it’s very thin.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Osprey87 (1160) - London via, WALES - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle. BB is smudged. No idea how old this is, but it’s been knocking around my flat for months. Time to drink it. Clear dark orange colour with a 1/2 cm of white head. Smells of orange. Taste is interesting - slight liquorice, orange, slightly sour lemon. Musty orange sweets. Yeasty. A flavour that is strange but nice and appetising. I can’t really explain it but it’s musty citrus, like the citrus flavours you get out of a wheat/wit beer. Pretty good and very drinkable. Better than expected. Body is light, not foamy in the mouth, carbonation is low for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (2163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2013
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear amber with good long-lasting head. Muted aromas of honey and marmalade. Light sweetness and bitterness, some floral notes coming through. Light bodied, but creamy enough. A satisfying summer beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Weefannybaws (82) - Paisley, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2013
500ml bottle from Aldi. Golden ale with little head. Fragrant nose - citrus and floral. Sweet and fruity with hints of lemon. Perfect with crisps or nuts.


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