oh6gdx (21929) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Amber colour, big off-white head. Aroma is earthy, some floral notes, mild toffee and some grassy notes. Flavour is grassy, floral and some earthy notes. Surprisingly dry flavour for an amber ale. Still pretty much has got "old beer" feeling over it. (Bottled 04/10/14).
madmitch76 (17158) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
15th April 2015
Craft Clerkenwell. Bruce’s UK Swan Song. Hazy red - amber beer, good cream colour head. Airy palate, fairly dry. Mild carbonation. Light malts and a little spice. Insipid marmalade and pine hops. Dry finish. Meh! Messy!
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Pumphouse, Richmond, BC
Cloudy dark amber to brown color with frothy head. mild aroma of caramel with light fruity impression. Good body, round mouthfeel; strong flavor of caramel and dark caramel, light roastiness, light residual sweetness; it has some lingering fruity touch and floral undertones; strong bitterness; roasted nuts in the final.
Solid beer, well brewed, with an original delicate touch.
TBone (13637) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark ruby color, steady beige head. Grassy, yeasty, herbal hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Harsh, yeasty, spicey. Oddly off-beat. Harsh aftertaste ...
brokensail (12362) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle gushes upon opening it. Amber pour with a tall off-white head. Nose of floral hops, pine, citrus, and bread. Some green apple, toast, toffee, and water. Flavor is somewhat sweet and malty with floral and pine hops. Kind of watery. Some toast, toffee, bread, and green apple.
bhensonb (12044) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours dark ruddy amber with a foamy beige head. Aroma is resin over roast malt. Med body or better. Flavor is lightly nutty roast malt, but there’s a lot of hop - mostly resin? - or is it spicy/herby?- anyway it drinks a s--- load better than the vast majority of ambers. Thankfully this amber is far from a drain pour. It’s even pleasant to the nose when the glass is raised each quaff. Good beer. Finishes with lots of hop bitter.
bierkoning (10867) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Brown color with a red haze. Red berries in the aroma. Caramelly sweetish earthy hopbitter flavor with some red berries. Earthy bitter finish.
Ratman197 (10720) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber poured a clear redish amber with a lasting creamy amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, grassiness, pine and a hint of citrus. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, pine and grapefruit with asmoth dry bitter lingering malty finish. One of the best Reds I’ve had!
Benzai (9647) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Lightly hazy reddish color, medium sized off-white head that lasts for a short while. Aroma is malts, hops. Taste lightly malts, hops, lightly fruity and nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation.
mcberko (8529) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz. bottle, pours a dark amber / brown with a small beige head. Aroma brings out dry earthy malts, some slight caramel undertones, and a considerable hop profile. Flavour is very well-balanced, with tons of dry earthy, bready malts, and a great hop punch without being too overbearing. Highly drinkable and sessionable. Finishes dry and earthy. Great stuff.