Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Fruit Beer
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Bottle: Filtered
Beer containing tayberry juice. The tayberry is a hybrid of a raspberry and a blackberry, named after the Tay valley region of Scotland. Roisin is pronounced Rosheen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bullit (4389) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2009
Bottle @ Peckhams Beerfestival. Copper colour, small white head. Aroma has mainly raspberries. Flavour of sweet raspberries and toffee malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2009
Bottle, Booths, Windermere. Deeply cloudy and dusky pink in appearance, with an off white head.Raspberries and blackberries fairly prominent, with a faint kriek style aroma. Reminiscent of tizer, but in a good way! Thinner in body than a Belgian fruit beer would be, but plenty of flavour and a really interesting style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2008
(Bottle) Pours copper to brownish red. The aroma is of raspberries up front but there is also some room for blackberries and currant. Some malty sweetness in the background. The flavour is rather juicy with raspberries, blackberries and currant alongside mild toasted and toffee-like malt. The mouthfeel is clean, medium carbonated and light crisp. Light sweet and light bitter. Light tart aftertaste. Light to medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2008
From Skjold-Burne, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 230808. Pink with white head. Aroma of red berries. Flavor is OK sweet of berries with tones of malt and some bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ekstedt (6422) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2008
Bottle (50 cl) at Haket, Göteborg, Sweden. Shaddy mahogny, small head. Earthy malt aroma with some spicy hops and dark berries, especially raspberries. Dry with moderate bitterness. Ok but a bit cloying after a while.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dunkpigen (379) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2008
Bottle at Århus Ølfestival 2008. Pours clear orange with a small head. Aroma and flavour are both sweet and fruity - a bit boring though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2008
Bottle, Barleycorns, Nantwich. Poured a pinkish colour with not much of a head. A bit on the thin side, and was expecting a much stronger berry aroma and flavour. Verges on the insipid and was disappointed by this..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (15187) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2008
Bottle at ÅBF08. Fresh hop aroma, hint of grass. Blackcurrant flavour. Clear amber colour. Refreshing berry flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
Bottle 50cl.
[Williams Brothers Tayberry Beer]. Clear light to medium red color with a average, forthy, fair lancing, mostly diminishing, off-white light pink grey head. Aroma is light to moderate raspberry and blackberry. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate acidic with a average duration. Body is medim to light, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (170508)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2008
Bright amber with a clingy white head. Sweet raspberry aroma. Taste begins promisingly with a fruity sourness and subsequent gentle rather seedy bitterness, with traces of raspberry in the background. Can’t quite say why, but by the end of the bottle some of the initial charm was gone.

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