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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Included in Sainsbury’s Great Gritish Beer Hunt 2013
A warm Golden ale craft brewed with a blend of choice malts and hops to which we add a prepared infusion of honey and whole cone hops. The delicate sweet honey notes balance beautifully with the lemon and gooseberry aromas of our Cascade and Nelson Sauvin hops.

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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CJGrip (19) - Greater London, - SEP 20, 2013
Light crisp, golden in colour. Tastes fairly hoppy with the hint of honey. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
radassace (417) - SCOTLAND - MAY 9, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours an orange amber with a white head. Nose is caramel biscuit, honey, citrus and gooseberry. Very smooth going down. Malty, sweet, honey, citrus lemon and orange peel, touch of gooseberry and a light hopy finish. Very moreish !

3.4
meggark (9) - - MAY 27, 2016 does not count
Colour - dark amber with light frothy head Aroma - light and slightly citrus like Taste - smooth but balanced with light hoppy bitterness which becomes stronger on the finish before giving way to a slight hint of honey. Not hugely complex but pleasant none the less. Another decent beer from William Bros.

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3.1
pivnizub (10806) - Bochum, Por�ř�, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2015
Flasche: Deep golden, a bit hazy, mid-sized and quite stable off-white head; sweetish-grainy, surely a bit honeyish, nose; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, relatively light bodied, pretty soft; mild and only slightly lingering pale-malty and delicately hoppy finish. Not exciting, but quite nice…

3.4
Russo (2011) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2015
Bottled. Slightly hazy golden color with a fluffy white head that keeps a nice white lacing. Aroma is floral hops and mandarin notes. Flavor is light bitter at beginning and then explode letting the honey notes comes up. Flat carbonation in a medium to full body with a slick textures and a long hone bitter finish.

4.3
Sissio (1749) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 9, 2015
Soft caramel/wild honey taste with light aromatic hoppy bitter ending and aftertaste. Very well balanced.

3
edsspoon (905) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle - deep golden with a crisp white bubbly head. Aroma of heather and flowers. Taste of grass, caramel, dirt and heather. Medium body, high carbonation.

2.7
blackradioboy (223) - SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
I had a bottle of Honey Thief last year which I enjoyed, but this one didn't seem to hit the mark in the same way. Kind of flat and dull. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
mahkus (136) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Light golden colour. Some honey aroma and taste. Not much else. Not offensive but not really interesting either.

2.9
Kristall-König (2820) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2015
Geruch süß, Honig, Zitrus, Getreide. Startet süß, getreidig. Mitte honigartig, süß. Abgang bedeckt getreidig, Honig, helles Malz. Ok.

3
Beerhunter111 (22488) - P´Castle, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2014
Klares dunkel goldgelbes Bier mit einer ordentlichen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch trocken fruchtig, malzig, etwas süß. Geschmack süß malzig, Honig, würzig, süß malziger Abgang!


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