Rasmus40 (11352) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Clear golden with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 041014
Smalle (142) - Leuven, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Gladstone in London. Not much aroma. Stone fruits, some citrus.
Almost like drinking peach juice, but very watery unfortunately.
Actually better than my rating suggests, but completely lacking any depth.
AdiBeer (1354) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: light citrus fruits and caramel, some grain malts. Appearance: clear gold,small, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: citrus and grain, nice subtle sweetness, turning lightly bitter and dry in the average-long finish. Overall: nice Golden Ale, well balanced, nice aroma. Pint at The White Horse, Parson’s Green.
allmyvinyl (3642) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Haymarket. Pours clear gold thin white head. Light cereal and citrus aromas, bit bready. Taste is light citrus, balancing sweet. Again, decent.
Pudding (183) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
5 litre cask: Pours with slight haze, light amber, white head, subsiding. ar: fruity hop. ta: strong hop taste, reasonable bitterness. Quite dry. pa: quite syrupy mouthfeel, with a chewy toffee finish. ov: Top quality beer from Adnams with good depth of character.
floydian1 (1005) - FNQ, Australia, - AUG 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Victoria Inn, Holkham Hall, Norfolk. Appears pale golden with a decent white head that laces well. Aromas of cereal malts, hay, mild caramel and citrus hops. Sweet malts up front balanced by a decent citrusy hop bitterness. Smooth lightish flattish palate with easy sessionability.
The Etruscan (542) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Off white weak head. Amber colour. Aroma is hoppy with fruity (apricot and light orange and grapefruit) notes. Flavor is moderately hoppy with light fruity (green apricot and plume) ending in a moderately hoppy, very slighty grapefruity finish. Light bodied.
GuideDogSaint (352) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom. Pours dark golden with a thin white head. Great citrus and pine aroma. Short bitter finish. One of the better Adnam’s beers.
ciaranc (918) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at The Three Tun Tavern. No notes, from memory. Clear amber, lasting off white head, pleasant hoppy aroma, flavour is a smooth drinking malt with a fair hop bite in the finish. Silky mouthfeel, some residual bitterness in the finish. Very enjoyable and easy drinking.
Garrold (1470) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at White Horse, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. 9th July. Clear gold. Thick, bubbly, white head. Flora. Citrus. Grainy malt. Taste is light bitter. A little mineral dryness. Fresh, zesty palate. Finish is punchy, citrus bitter. Best pint of a quick jaunt to Norfolk.