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


on tap

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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Bottle: Filtered
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.

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fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
Bottle 50cl.
[Williams Brothers Tayberry Beer]. Clear light to medium red color with a average, forthy, fair lancing, mostly diminishing, off-white light pink grey head. Aroma is light to moderate raspberry and blackberry. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate acidic with a average duration. Body is medim to light, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (170508)

yespr (45425) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2008
Århus2008. 50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a lacing white head. Sweet and light fruity aroma, seems to a housecharacter for the Williams brothers. Flavour is sweet and distinct berry fruity. Shows a light acidic touch into the finish. Shows a mild bitterness lurking through the sweet berry flavours too. Quite nice and wellcomposed. These beers seem perfectly suited as summer thirst-quencers.

Ungstrup (37568) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2006
An amber beer with an orange head. The aroma very powerful with notes of berries - reminds me of raspberries - but really are tayberries. The flavor is sweet with a cloying artificial berry note, leading to a dry bitter end. If this is what tayberries tastes like, I don’t like them, but since I both like raspberries and blackberries, I’d like to try tayberries fresh and not put in my beer.

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2007
Bottled (thanks GarethYoung). Golden colour, small white head. Lots of raspberry and other berries, a lot of brierhip. Flavour is ainly bitter dry hops and sour fruits.

omhper (25108) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2007
Bottled. Clear golden, creamy head. Rosebud aroma. Sweet and fruity, medium bodied. Sort of a dortmunder with undefined fruits added - perhaps raspberry and rosebud. Low-medium bitterness. Peculiar,. but I find it interesting.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Clear, reddish amber with a creamy, off-white head that leaves some lacework. Fresh raspberryish aroma. Fairly light in body with some berry sweetness on the fore and then a discreet underlying tartness. The finish is dry. A surprisingly refreshing and harmonious fruit beer. 271107

madmitch76 (24802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2011
26th March 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Bitter and berry sharp without anything to counteract the twin attack. Alright.

cgarvieuk (24462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2007
Glowing red colour, with a sweet cremola foam fizzing nose, little berry sour and sharpness, with a fruitness and touch of hop.

Beerhunter111 (20468) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, Beeren, malzig, hopfig, genauso ist auch der Geschmack.

harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2007
500ml bottle from Booths. So blackberry and raspberry? Burnt orange colour. Lasting thick white head. Fruity soapy aroma, soft in mouth. More berry, pippy fruit on end, but it is soapy without doubt. It’s not exactly subtle. Lots of fruit over an undistinguished beer.

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