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

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (5955) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2011
500 ml bottle.
Pours an amber colour with a white head. Aroma of strawberries, mild spices and cassis. Flavour of sourish berries with some citrus notes. Light/medium bodied with a slick mouthfeel and a fruity finish. Interesting but almost too easy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (9962) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2011
Bottled, 500ml from Oddbins, Summertown, Oxon. Red brown with white head. Sweetish malty beer similar to the Williams Red in body, but with a slightly fruity fructose note. Quite interesting initially, but loses impact by half way point. Just a little dull overall.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jikvig (269) - NORWAY - FEB 25, 2011
Copper-red colour with a nice white foam. Aroma; Very fruity, a chees-funky smell to it aswell. A sweet maltprofile in the back too. Flavour; Very fruity in the mouth aswell, then turning slightly sour and you really get a wild-cherry flavour. Good body, refreshing, medium lenght. Summary; This is a really something different. The aftertaste is more of a kriek, a real summerbeer!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rand (1270) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 21, 2011
Bottle 50 cl from www.erzbierschof.ch. Amber-pink with small white head fleeting. Fruity aroma of cranberry, failing to know the tayberry. The taste is candied raspberry and cranberry. Neither soft or sour, acidulity of candy. Quiet beer with hops in finale. Rather short.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (13796) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2011
Bottle from Aakjrs. Nice head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich berry juice with, malt and caramel. Semi bitter fruity finish.If I hadnt read the label I would have guessed it to be cranberries.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10368) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Reddish yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. berries just detectable. Light aseet and fruity flavor. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate,. Quite nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2011
26th March 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Bitter and berry sharp without anything to counteract the twin attack. Alright.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (2078) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2010
Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is berries, flavor is just the right amount of berries with some malts. Very nice fruit beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1523) - FINLAND - SEP 14, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2010 The label says "did we mention its pink?" Well, I can tell you that this beer is not pink. It looks like your average lager to me. It tastes fruity but not too much which I like. Fruity, malty and grainy aroma. Grassy hops step in in the flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tlind2 (1094) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2010
500 ml bottle. Slightly reddish golden color, white head. Fruity aroma with a hint of honey. Fruity flavor with a hint of lemon, slightly acidic mouthfeel. Medium body, medium carbonation. Not bad for a fruit beer that isnt a lambic.


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