ken1 (2143) - DENMARK - OCT 24, 2017 FistFullOfCats (163) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2005
3.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Best by Oct. 2005, so about 2 months past due. Pours a pale translucent light yellow with a super thick (inch and a half) creamy white head. Very unique. Aroma is light...citrus, yeast, soap? Kinda off, artificial. I have no idea what a gooseberry tastes like, but this is defiantly fruity in a distinctly berry way; blueberries in particular. Mostly I’m getting blueberries, cantaloupe, and malt. Finishes with strong blueberry and yeast flavors, very nice. Only a hint of soap, which is good. Mouth feel is much thicker than I anticipated., like 2 percent milk with ballerina dancing carbonation. Wow, this was not at all what I expected. Light and refreshing, yet substantive in both weight and flavor to really be something special. Much more interesting than I anticipated based on the other ratings. Recommended.
Aroma: Tangy fruity spicy.
Flavour: Fruity spice (likely gooseberry) with a dry bitter finish.
Colour: Amber with a white head. Sissio (1748) - Orsenigo, ITALY - OCT 11, 2017
bottle @ home
clear pale, white head
wheat, red gooseberries, red fruit, cereals, hops, grass
red fruit, wheat MrJamesMcEwan (248) - SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2017 Clear, amber with a white head and very high carbonation. Aroma is very strong rose petals and herbs. Taste is citrus, bitter gooseberry, herbal and earthy. cattaneopapa (418) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2017
330 bottle from LCBO. 5% alc/vol. Pours a hazy deep golden colour with a small head that dissipates quickly. Fruity aroma with notes of yeast and bread. Taste matches the aroma with citrus and pine notes. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Nothing spectacular. But it's much better than the average score it's been getting on RB. mabuzzer (909) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2017
500ml bottle. Clear and golden with a moderate white head. Earthy aroma with citrus notes. Flavour is light, floral, citrus, not ad tart as I expected. A bit herbal in the finish. Not my favourite Williams Bros beer but ok
BlackHaddock (7672) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2017
500ml bottle as Williams Bros Grozet: BBE Sep 2018. Second beer in a random tasting session with myself on 14th July 2017. Nice clean and clear pour, light amber/golden body, white blanket of foam on top. Having read ’the blurb’ on the rear label I was expecting a semi-sour Gooseberry and citrus flavoured beer, this was not the case. I liked the subtle citrusy/gooseberry infused feel and was really pleased it didn’t dominate too greatly. It’s not the first beer I’ve had with ’Bogmyrtle’ in either. Really pleased I bought this, nearly didn’t because of my boredom with citrusy golden beers. Another Williams Bros beer I enjoyed, good on them! radassace (414) - SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2017
500ml bottle from Aldi. Pours a light amber with a lasting small white head. Aroma is earthy, floral, bready, dried citrus fruit and gooseberry. Silky and honeyed in the mouth with some light carbonation. Very floral and leafy with some straw and honey from the malt, puckering gooseberry and citrus zest leading into a bitter finish and back to that gooseberry. Not like any beer I’v had before, hints of white wine and cider in the mouth feel. I love to try a beer that is different ! Probably wont buy again as it’s not really what i’m looking for in a beer, but that doesn’t mean it’s not tasty. john44 (3392) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Bottle. Yellowy Gold. Gooseberry & wheat ale. Unusual, rather vegetal, ale. Interesting but not very drinkable. Unpleasant lingering aftertaste. Not for me.
ForMahil (4) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2016 does not count
Bière de soif par excellence, cependant en demi-teinte. Côtés sure et légèrement salin de la gose peu présent et peu satisfaisant pour les amoureux du style. Le gout de baie ressort légèrement en bouche mais laisse rapidement place a un arrière goût sec peu agréable. Le côté épicé vient détruire l'aspect fruité. Cependant cette bière reste excellente au soleil.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone uckelman (813) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Pours light amber, clear. Not much head. Vegetal aroma, with a bit of red berry under that. Herbal flavors. Light/medium body. Tasty.