tampierre (369) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,toast,fruit and floral aroma ; Clear amber color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with bitter and long finish ; Fuller body ; Nicely balanced ; Very pleasant ESB.
RexTalionis (1430) - FINLAND - MAY 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50 cl. Pours clear copper in color with a small off-white head. Sweet toffee, a bit of fruityness and dishwasher notes in aroma. Slightly dry. Leaning a bit to bready malty in taste, some faint bitterness as well with notes of garden fruits. Dry and malty in aftertaste.
Rob_D_UK (185) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, fruits and caramel. Flavour of malts, apples, fruits and hops. Dry hoppy finish.
jjsint (9) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2013 does not count
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I like this one. Complex and refreshing, blies the 6% strength so watch it...
wheresthepath (1285) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
[Bottle that my Dad shared with me - cheers!] Amber, caramel & a dusty bitterness with a lot of cardboard. Everything I expect in a Batemans beer and less.
Blade86 (194) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: caramel, bread, maybe fruits; Appearance: amber/copper, clear, off-white, minimal foam; Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness; Palate: medium(-) body, thin but creamy feel, soft-to-average carbonation, quite long bitter finish; decent beer, quite high drinkability
Snegurochka (291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 25, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle from Alko in Hetta, Finland. Shared 22.Aug.2011@Back to School Beer Session. Pours a clear copper body, with small head that leaves some lacing on the glass and spots on the surface. Aroma: caramel, chocolate and whiff of alcohol. Taste: Some bitterness, leaves and nuts. Then I sensed the alcohol too much, and felt a bit disappointed.
Cunningham (2972) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Hazy red amber color with a frothy tan head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malty and fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Rich caramel malty, hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Nice and tasty premium bitter.
Personal stats: Bottle from Spar at Stansted Airport in Essex, England.
jaghana (2830) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - MAR 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 50cl, a clear amber beer. Aroma is very sweet on caramel and toasted barley, classic UK malt profile, hints of spices, spicy hops. Quite common but pleasant.
Osprey87 (542) - London via, WALES - MAR 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Jan 2013 - malty with mild rum overtones, some ’old ale’ qualities. It’s pleasant enough to drink. Overall, it’s a better than average british beer.