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Williams Brothers Summer Sun

Formerly brewed at Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Golden in colour with a dry, crisp flavour and sweet, hoppy aroma, ’Summer Sun’ is designed to slake the thirst of all you folk in need of well earned refreshment. Drink chilled with friends!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear yellow with a white head. Fresh and citrusy hop aroma. Rather light body, dry citrusy fruits and a whiff of yeast. Dry and lightly bitter finish. 240610

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2010
Pours out in a clear golden colour with a small creamy white foam. Crisp aroma of citric fruits, mild resin, grass and biscuit. Light-bodied with crisp and fresh notes of lemon-zest, orange-peels, wet grass and mild lychee. Medium-bitter finish of grass, orange-peels and elder.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Furseth (2080) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2010
Bottle: Clear golden colour, nice creamy head. Aroma is sweet,malty, bread, some caramely and fruits in the end. Flavor is sweet, maltynes, a bit creamy mouth feeling, and the body is surpicly thin to medium(with a alc on 4,0%) easy to drink, fresh. In the end there was a nice hopynes, not to long but enough to say it was a nice blond ale this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2010
0.5 L bottle from Systembolaget. Solid white head. Near-clear, brass colored body. Nice minty hop aroma. Same for the flavor, minty and leafy hops. Also a fine malt profile, fairly dry and rounded with a refreshing sourness beneath. Impressively full considering the low alcohol strenght. Sourish malts, and an earthy and minty bitterness in the end. Not as sweet as they claim, but utterly refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6651) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2010
Bottel from Systembolaget. Crisp and clean, lots of ripe fruit, including apricots and dry grapes. More refreshing than most British golden ales, as there is a fine hoppy crisp feeling cutting through.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steely (241) - , SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2010
Pale golden color with a decent white head. Fresh and hoppy aroma with some fruit and bread. Hoppy flavor with light malt, hay and fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2786) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2010
Pours deep golden with a rich head. The buttery aroma has notes of caramel and grassy hops. Flavour is caramel, salty liqüorice and grassy gops. A well balanced session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Egon (478) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2010
Bottle. Clear golden with white head. Fresh hoppy, some citrus. Hay. A bit dry after taste. Nice, not that strong beer. Maybe a bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2010
Bottle. A fresh one. Aroma and flavor has a citric hoppy feel. Medium palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
malmlov (11) - Norrköping, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2010
Bottled. Taste of grass an tones of citrus with a decent bitterness at the end.

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