Cunningham (3032) - 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 (2871) - 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 (584) - 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.
Kavu (1588) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0,5l bottle from the Alko. Pours clear amber with a low head. Aroma is malts. Flavor is malts with some nuts and dark fruits. Decent.
Fairground (26) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Quite tart tasting with cough drop taste, hints of lemon and clove. golden with a minimal head, medium sweetness, heavily sour, medium body, thin feel, lively, astringent,
olio (4156) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20090205.
Pours copper color with a small head. Aroma of caramel malts and fruits, some hops too. Flavor of fruits, malts and caramel.
laiti (4015) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 19.02.2009
Aroma is sweet and heavy with toffee, some fruity hops, bready malt and hints of alcohol. Flavour has toffee, English hops, some bready malt, alcohol, hay and hints of fruits. Too heavy and sweet, not my kind of ESB.
PieMan70 (25) - - JAN 25, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bit of a methanol aftertaste, id it rum conditioned? Like that. Anyway not as offputting as Tokyo star or inns & gunners rum conditioned but harsh notes make it rather disappointments
olliejobbins (339) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml. looks a dark brown, not exciting. aroma is slightly musty but very hoppy. Strong taste of hops with bitter coffee-like aftertaste.
wimpyjoe (1742) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Golden copper coloured with an initial head that doesn’t last long. Has a true bitter character throughout, sweet aroma and slight sweetness in taste.