Theydon_Bois (5201) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Happy Man, Englefield Green, 06/11/13.
Clear golden with a moderate off white head.
Nose is toffee, biscuit malt, woody notes, touch of fruit.
Taste comprises biscuit malt, charred wood, earthy, toffee, fruit notes.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finale with a lingering bitterness.
Decent enough bitter.
spartakbarnsley (16) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - NOV 1, 2013
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wow. Very close to being the perfect cask bitter. Dark, malty, complex and satisfyingly thick without being cloying, yet very rrefreshing and all at 3.8%! A stunning beer.
gegwilson (197) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
You know what you’re getting with this classic best bitter. Nice flavours of toasty malt balanced with a touch of spice from the hops. Refreshing and drinkable.
kerenmk (1563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Beehive Inn, Bradford, September 2013. Clear golden brown with white head. Toffee, nutty, earthy aroma, full, robust, toasty bitterness, medium body, long, bitter, earthy finish.
decaturstevo (4413) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Caramel malt and light earthy hops. Sweet malt start with a light resiny bitter finish and some sour. Medium bodied and fizzy.
BeerSkull (1056) - SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
(Cask). The smell is nonexistent. Thin and watery taste of hops and malt. Sour and dull bitterness in the finish. Avoid this beer!
daniele (4465) - ITALY - AUG 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Oro intenso buona schiuma piuttosto persistente leggere note terrose maltata morbida amaro contenuto ma bilanciato discreta secchezza lieve fruttato finale
wimpyjoe (2249) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2013 Cask @ The White Swan in Hebden Bridge where the pump clip is different - specifically celebrating Elizabeth Wood’s 30 years as landlady at this pub. The ale is bright copper coloured with a thick smooth head. It has a mild malt running through its aroma and taste with some grain evident too.
maneliquor (2221) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Crutched Friar. Not a bad all rounder but nothing to be amazed by. Quite clean, doughy and citrus driven. An odd molasses note in there at times which doesn’t work but not too bad overall
jd543 (322) - SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma is malty, bready a bit tart. Good texture. Ok beer but not the best.