Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Traditional Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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bassen (3) - - JUL 18, 2017 does not count
Let mørk øl, smager mørk, men forsvinder hurtigt. Flot farve, men ikke en øl jeg selv ville lave �� ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

vbaudry (153) - - APR 30, 2017
Nose of strong elderberry syrup, almost sickening. In mouth, elderberry is not as present, even a bit shy, present a bit on the attack and finish. Overall quite balanced. Misses complexity.

Mjp12 (1871) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2015
Metallic and roasted malt notes on the nose, from a bottle, it pours black, with a thin head. Dark fruits on the finish

Cokemonkey11 (891) - - JUN 21, 2015
Black *bottle*, 330ml, cork and cask. Pours black with Ruby hue. Thin head subsiding quickly. Scent is dense caramel notes from toasted malt. Taste is medium sweet caramel and fruity malt. Mouth feels syrup and a bit acidic in a bad way. Good overall.

HoppyScallywag (339) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Light fruity scent. Initial flavor is pretty mellow. Elderberry starts quickly on the palate. It's nice. I like how the darker flavors calm. Slight sweetness. I might get it again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Lilja (3183) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Annorlunda. Smak och doft av choklad, fläderbär, enbär. Rund och söt med en lätt beska.

Yoggyvertigo (14) - - MAR 31, 2013
Отличны& черный эль. Плотный вкус. Глубоки& аромат. Горчинк& в концовк& лишь подчерк& компози& вкуса --- via Beer Buddy for iPhone

cagou007 (1171) - FRANCE - FEB 11, 2013
Nice Dark color with a medium tan head. Aromas are roasted malts, coffee, raisins and licorice, with a hint of eldberry. I'm not really into fruit beer but this one is tasy and balanced. The elderberry is discreet. A nice fruity black ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Majek (860) - Ząbki, POLAND - JAN 13, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2013 SMAK: Slodki posmak kwiatowy oraz czekoladowy , wyczuwalne slody palone, na finiszu lekko wytrawne. Troche przypomina porter . Czu? równie? jaki? dziwny posmak, moze to ten mirt bagienny? ZAPACH: Slodowosc palona, troche czekolady. Ogólnie skojarzylo mi sie z porterem. WYGL?D : Kolor czarny jak w stoucie, nawet pod swiatlo nic nie przenika. Piana ciemno bezowa, na poczatku zbita, ale szybko znika. Do konca zostaje obwodka. Ciekawe, na pewno warto spróbowac

ianwelby (1394) - SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2012
A black beer with a thin head and fruity, slightly sour aroma. The flavour is a bit disappointing because it’s subtle to the point of blandness. You can taste the berries and what I think the bottle mentions as roasted grain but it’s not strong enough to be distinctive.

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