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


on tap

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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.

Finwe's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, - DEC 11, 2012
500ml bottle @ Geronimo, Tapiola. Pours reddish amber with a thin, white head. Floral, fruity aroma with lots of honey. The flavour is malty, grainy, floral and fruity with quite a lot of honey like in the aroma. Floral finish with a slight hint of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogniskowicz (146) - POLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Aromat owocowo - ziołowy, czuć cytrusy, agrest, zioła, lekki karmel. W smaku mocno owocowe, lekko słodkawe i fajną nie dominującą goryczką o cytrusowo - ziołowym aromacie. Bardzo przyjemne piwo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tselloufc88 (165) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle from the Rugby Tap. Aroma of honey, malt and raspberry/herbs maybe? Taste is a big surprise! It starts malty, but ends up with a delicious raspberry middle with some spiciness coming through. A good one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thmsboyd (36) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle dated Sep 2015. Well-chilled. Hoppy, with strong, sweet and tart aromas of raspberries, cherries and strawberries. A little floral. Clear, golden amber appearance with a light frothy head. Very fruity to taste with only a mild bitterness. Lacks complexity. Medium body with a silky smooth texture. Gentle carbonation and a slightly bitter, abrupt finish. Overall a pleasant Summer ale that goes down easily.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arczir (127) - POLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Smells of orange, lemon zest and spruce. Very fresh, with some citrus. Taste is lightly malty with some bitterness coming trough, looks pretty nice with average retention but large head, finish isn’t very exciting but it’s a nicely done and tasty beer. I really enjoyed drinking it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bastarda (100) - Freiburg, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2014
shared @ DE-CH-F TriStateTasting. wine gum nose, with the characteristic taste of young spruce tips eaten directly from the tree: lemony, sour, fresh, with a bitter finish. A simple beer, but nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1873) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2014
50cl bottle courtesy of bastarda@1st Freiburg Tri-state tasting, danke! Spruce tips and peach bathfoam perfume. Taste of brittle apricot cake, crisply baked. Nice aromatised bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4076) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle 33cl @ 1st RB DE-CH-F Tasting. A clear golden beer, nose is on caramel and blue berries. Aroma is very floral with mint and orange touch, red fruit touch, bit dry, not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber bronze with a rocky off white head. Aroma is clean and hoppy. Flavour is more hops floral and citrus, hint of spice, medium bitter finish. Wasn’t expecting much from it but really enjoyed it in the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (8060) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 15, 2014
Orange-bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig, nussig. Geschmack röstmalzig, leicht schokoladig. Karamell, fruchtig, nussig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (3321) - 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

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