Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: India Style Lager
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
This Lager / IPA hybrid is a revolution in refreshment and flavour. All the crisp clean notes of the finest lager but with the discrete bitter finish of a well-balanced IPA. It’s not confused about what it wants’ to be, it’s just the best of both worlds.
Hops: Savinjski Goldings, Citra, Magnum, Cascade, Equinox

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivoveskotsku (201) - - SEP 21, 2012
Light pale yellow lager colour, slightly grassy aroma and quite hoppy. Taste is very much like a grassy lager which has been hopped. The "hybrid" label is a tiny bit misleading as it’s essentially just a hoppy lager. That said, I think it is very tasty and I very much enjoyed it. Brilliant name, too!

bateleur (111) - BETCHWORTH, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2017
500ml bottle from internet. Pours golden - yellow with thick white head. Aroma Hops citrus with a touch of grass. Taste hint of sweetness but mostly dry bitter.

suurjuust (3674) - ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2017
500ml bottle. Clear golden yellow beer, medium soapy white head. Nose is hops, biscuity malt, herbal and citric notes. Flavor is hops forward, citrus, something vegetal. Hops and grainy malt in the finish. Lingering grapefruit peel plus grainy sour notes. Somewhat fizzy mouthfeel. Easy drinkin', but not balanced.

rand (1770) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 3, 2017
Bottle 500 ml / Hyperboissons - Doubs (F). Sparkling blond lager with aromas of cereals, grapefruit and straw. The taste is fresh, light, hoppy trend citrus-grapefruit with a grassy, floral and fresh hop which doesn't stifl creamy malt. Dry and bitter amplified.

Arve_Christian (5215) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2017
On can from Systembolaget Strømstad. Hazy golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; hops, light pine, some citrus and fruitiness. Medium light body & complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

margus7 (23) - ESTONIA - AUG 22, 2017
0,5l bottle, hybrid but maybe little bit more IPA than lager, refreshing and ok.

redders1974 (1578) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2017
Like a standard citra based golden ale the lager malt gives it a freshness through some soapiness.

AnG_BrgNor (791) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2017
Can. Clear golden with white head. Aroma is weak of sweet malt and hops. Aroma is like a standard lager, a bit more fruity. Taste is fresh, crisp of malts, citrus and some bread. A nice bitter ending. A fine beer.

k0mpsa (3041) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden color, white head. Aroma has some malts, hops, fruity notes. Malty body, hops, fruity notes, some caramel notes.

ruigo (3088) - PORTUGAL - JUL 24, 2017
50cl bottle. Clear yellow with a medium white head. Malt, floral and light citrus.

NallePalle (683) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2017
Can, 33 cl, ABV at label 4%. Interesting beer, refreshing. The fruits of an IPA are recognized, but overall it is not that bitter. Went well on a sunny evening with a delicious seafood soup with my wife.

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