SilkTork (5011) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
JDW, Rochester. Orange amber with creamy head. pleasant chocolate notes in a drinkable and soft best bitter.
madmitch76 (12076) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
15th April 2013
Penderel Oak Spoons. Almost clear amber beer, residual pale tan head. Palate is soft and airy. Very mild carbonation. Sweet malts with a trace of toffee. Mild tangy dried fruits and a touch of raw grain. Comes together quite well for a crispy finish.
leaparsons (7483) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask, The Highcross, Leicester. Amber brown with a firm head. Aromas are biscuit and cream with oak barrel and spices. Orange and lemon rind with grain. Flavours are sweet biscuit and wheat with cereal malt. Mixed citrus with some earthy autumn fruits. Dry and peppery on the finish. OK.
Theydon_Bois (5201) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Willow Walk, Victoria, 15/04/13.
Lightly hazed dark amber/copper with a thin off white head that quickly dissipates to edgeing and a film.
Nose is dark caramel, malt, biscuit.
Taste comprises bread dough, treacle toffee, crushed cheesecake base, brown sugar, light fruits, vanilla.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitterness in the finish.
SarkyNorthener (1066) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@CourtofRequests, oldbury. copper beer with large foam head. Faint malt aroma. Taste is malts and some fruity bitterness in the hops. Watery palate. Below par.
DruncanVeasey (6593) - NUNEATON, Conference Premier, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The Felix, Nuneaton, 16/04/13. Dense capped bronze draped with condition. Souring, Flemish-like aroma with rhubarb, farmyard, mildew and coffee. Dank, mildewed flavour like rainwater with a squirt of grenadine. Nut husk and tonic afters. Poorest beer so far of the fest: even blended with 3 other festival beers could still taste the mildew.
berkshirejohn (3955) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Bear (JDW), Maidenhead. Deep amber with a ring of white head; malty aroma; soft, biscuity malt taste, with a woody bitterness; and a malty, satisfying finish.
mr_h (2076) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear amber brown, creamy beige head, very weak roasted malt aroma, good lacing, chocolate, toffee, nutty flavour, bittersweet with a malty aftertaste
wimpyjoe (2247) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Copper coloured with a very small head. It has a nutty dry character with chocolates notes and hints of fruit in its aroma.
danlo (671) - Durham, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Tanners Hall JDW, Darlington. Dark copper amber colour, tan head leaving some lacing and malty fruity aroma. Taste is fruity malt with abit of a roasted note and light bitterness. Medium bodied, quite OK.