leaparsons (7493) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The Corn Exchange, Leicester. Hazy gold with an off white foam. Aromas are leafy and spicy with apple and lemon. Earthy and herbal with base biscuit and marmalade. Flavours are lemon and blackberry with mixed spices and slightly green hedgerow. Peppery on the finish with spritzy yeast. Pretty good.
Beese (658) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 27 October. Poured a clear amber colour with a tight white head. Spicy aroma with some floral hops and caramel. Flavours of fruit cake, plumbs and straw. Finish was grain, toffee and grassy hop.
maeib (8042) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned handpump Sugar Loaf Market Harborough 30/10/13. A copper coloured beer with a white head and lace. Hoppy, biscuity and herbaecous. Good character. Some caramel sweetness late on in the mouth. Good flavours. Pretty nice.
wimpyjoe (2268) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Deep amber with a creamy head. It’s a robust malty ale with a very small grain in its nose. A session beer.
RichTheVillan (1628) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall: amber pour with soapy white head, fruity aroma, slight bitter taste with fruits and a caramel backbone.
mR_fr0g (1386) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the moon under water Watford jdw. Light amber orange colour with a persistent off white head and lace. Aroma is cherry bakewell, nutty malt and some twigs. Flavour is nice rich autumnal flavours, twigs, blackberry and nutty malt. Good condition, fine carbonation. Nice dryish finish. Good beer.
harrisoni (12068) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpull at County Hotel Ashford. Clear mid brown colour lasting beige head. It’s an ok best bitter. Some malty fruit up front. Little bit of hop on the finish. At least it isn’t full of diacetyl. Ok
berkshirejohn (3966) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Golden amber with a scummy looking white head; fruity aroma; crisp fruity taste; and a clean, lingering bitterness to finish. Pretty good.
witthatsbier (135) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
sweet grain aroma copper coloured bitter a rarity these days when pale beer seems to be flavour of the month,flavour is hoppy strong bitter with long bitter finish refreshing alternative to the pale brigade reccomended
imdownthepub (9163) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask conditioned at The Grapes, Oxford. Copper with white head. This was heavily toffee’d, caramel in flavour, butterscotch with a dry bitterness, unfortunately I couldn’t get the New Zealand hops. Disappointing.