KyotoLefty (5787) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Nakameguro. Labelled an ESB. Orange, citrus nose, light pine and mint. Glowing brown-orange with a fine, thick head, hazy. Lemony orange flavors, caramel, chocolate. Quite fruity, lightly tropical, and rather bitter. A bit thin. Very hoppy and enjoyable.
dfearnley (727) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask to small pint glass
Chocolate, honey, tamarind, and fruit.
Slightly cloudy amber, with a thin white bubbly head. Taste is slightly bitter with some sweet citrus.
Ferris (1865) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask - Grains and a bit of oak. Cloudy brown and thin head. Heavy on the grains and mellow sweetness. Decent but a bit bitter of San esb.
jonno (2092) - JAPAN - OCT 16, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Just a good solid easy drinking pale. Quite full bodied, but really benefits from the hand pump. Nothing amazing about it, this would be the definition of wormanlike with a little more charm.
thebeertourist (4613) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Nakameguro Taproom. Pours hazy copper with a solid head. Fresh citrus hops aroma followed by citrussy and earthy hop flavours. Very good.
TimE (2940) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
light amber color. Light fruity citrusy mouth. Distinctively American hops. Well balanced though a bit thin. Still very sessionable