ladnewton (1669) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Craft Beer Co, London on 18th July 2012. Copper with lasting yellowy white head and bubbly lace. Spicy and citric aroma. Spiciness and herby grassiness in mouth; herbs and spices continue into aftertaste and bitterness develops. Temperature just slightly on the cold side. Light mouthfeel.
oh6gdx (23583) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask@The Bree Louise, London. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, caramelly, herbal and a bit toffeeish. Flavour is sweet malts, fruits, some herbs and mild toasted notes.
downender (7253) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol 28/7/2012. Deep gold with a slight white head. Aroma of orange citrus fruit, gassy hops and a whiff of cereal malts. Flavour had more citrus fruit, a slight herbal edge and a solid malt base. Finish was dryish and hoppy. Very good.
Leighton (15259) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at CBC, London. Pours clear gold with a foamy, white head. Dry, toasty and woody pale malt aroma, with some dry citrus notes. Light sweet flavor with assertive hops, dry grass, dry orange, mild bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Moderately dry to finish with further notes of dry grass, faint pine, pleasantly dry orange. Extremely solid low ABV beer. Arbor nailed this one.