GregClow (3123) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the LCBO. Copper-amber with a healthy white head. Aroma of bread crust, sugar cookie, cut grass and orange blossom. Beautifully balanced flavors of toasted cereal, toffee, candied orange & lemon peel, and a hint of rosemary. Floral hops in the dry finish. An excellent example of the style.
chris__hartley (382) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
It pours copper with golden highlights; the head is off white and foamy. The aroma has notes of: toffee and bread. The taste is light bitter; there are notes of: toffee, orange zest, and pine. The palate is light bodied and has medium carbonation; it has a short finish. Overall, fairly light for the style.
AndySnow (6520) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Where: The Bishops Arms Gamla Stan, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, malt, caramel, bread.
Body: Medium to full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, malt, raisin, bread, caramel.
kevinsenn (1952) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from LCBO. Aroma of bready malts and noble hops. Bready caramel taste with a little bit of cherry notes. Flat body.
Bendrixian (1476) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber pour. Pils like aroma with bread and hay and some light toast. Light beer. Fast finish but not overly boring.
Koelschtrinker (16443) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 6, 2015
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sehr milder Malzantrunk, in dem karamellige Noten kaum zum Vorschein kommen. Spät einen Ticken malziger, leicht süß, weiterhin kaum würzig. Im Nachhall noch einmal würziger, dennoch insgesamt entäuschend. 8/8/8/6/8/6
ametras (1250) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle. Clear dark gold with a thin frothy white head. Flavors are bread crust, toasted cereals, freshly cut grass, brown sugar and gingerbread with fruity and woodsy notes. Medium body, good carbonation, slick texture, crisp and dry.
probstblueribbon (3681) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle from LCBO served cool in a tulip glass. Brilliant deep amber with a full, tight tan head. Nice bready maltiness, melanoidin, a little floral hops, a bit sweet-smelling, almost caramel, clean. Medium body, medium and fine carbonation. Bready and bread crust malt, a little cardboard, light floral hops, borders on a toffee-like flavour, clean fermentation; almost dry with low to moderate bitterness and a pleasant, malty finish. Not bad.
codfishh (196) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a brilliant light copper colour. Aroma bready with light toffee. Flavor is spicy toasty bread crust. Some fruity flavors some light candied orange. medium body, medium carbonation, the carbonation is a bit rough on the tongue.
Spab (3296) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 2, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear golden orange with average white head. Aroma is gently toast bread, caramel, mellow fruitiness and a floral note. Flavour is big on bready malts with subtle roasty notes, caramel, some tree fruit and floral hops. Slick mouthfeel. Nice.