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Williams Brothers Red (Cask)

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


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask: Regular.
A rich, ruby-red ale created by a blend of seven different malts and Cascade, Liberty, Fuggles and Styrian Goldings hops to give an outstanding balance and a taste to flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabuzzer (486) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Cask at McGregors Pie Howff. Clear, reddish brown with a creamy off white head. Aroma is red fruit, a little pine. Taste is sweet malt, fruit. Tasty session beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (2611) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2015
At JDW Edinburgh Airport. Pours slightly murky ruby with creamy beige head. Nose is muted, caramel and berries. Taste is light caramel malts, some sweetness, a bit watery, light berries and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Giochaurand (349) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Tap. Pours dark copper with medium head. Aroma is chestnut, malts. Taste is malts, fruits and lemon peel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (5306) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Originally rated 15092012. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Bitterness, fruits and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (8807) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Cask at Jeremiah’s tap room. Clear amber-red pour, thick white head. Light aromas of red fruit and biscuit, slight sour note, repeated on the taste. Thin finish. Not the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7676) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2013
Cask-conditioned at Three Judges, Glasgow 20/6/2013. Reddish-amber with a decent, off-white head. Caramel, brown sugar, red berries and a moderately bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15897) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 13/04/13. Lightly hazed chestnut brown with reddish hues and a thin off white head. Nose carries hops, dark malt, sugars, fruits. Taste follows, darker fruit flavours, sugars, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, some bitterness in the finish. Ok stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (3083) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Aroma: Toffee, biscuit and earth. Subdued red fruit notes.

Appearance: Clear ruby body with a medium off-white head that holds well. No visible carbonation. Excellent carbonation.

Taste: Subtle flavour but quite complex. Bitter earth, sweet malt, cherry and plum trying to come to the fore.

Palate: Thin to medium body with a very oily mouthfeel. Light carbonation prickle.

Overall: A decent Bitter. I’d have this again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (918) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 20, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2012 On tap in Dublin at the l mullingan grocer. Reŕlly nice beer. Alittle bitter at the end but not too much

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a red colour with a fair beige head. Aroma of caramel, port wine and alcohol. Similar flavours with lingering port again. A little dry with mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel.

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