oh6gdx (22403) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@Tap East, London (old backlog). Deep ambery brown colour, small beige head. Aroma is some slight toasted and wooden notes along with a kind of syrupy sweetness to it. Flavour is quite similar, but with the syrupy notes dominating quite much. Still balanced and not all too sweet.
jjsint (1344) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravity cask at the Liberty Belle, Ely. Mid to dark brown with a hint of ruby. a small white head which dissipates quickly. Simple and light aroma: blackberry, caramel, cedar, milk chocolate. And yes, I do get a hint of maple here. Sweet taste with an increasingly bitter finish. Focused yet measured bitterness in the aftertaste. Bitter coffee and praline. Body has more depth than would be expected for this ABV.
RichTheVillan (4384) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Birmingham Beer Festival; hazy chestnut brown pour with a frothy light tan head, fruit aroma, taste has wet cardboard, winter fruits and some sweet chocolate.
SarkyNorthener (2927) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask@barton arms, birmingham. Ruby brown beer with small head and patchy lacing. Aroma is light honey and lightly roasted malts. Taste is earthy, honey, some ash, a touch of chocolate and roasted malts. Good beer.
AshtonMcCobb (3765) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at the Guildford Arms.
Appearance - deep amber chestnut with some orange chinks. Nice head.
Nose - sweet malt and a delicate maple note.
Taste - lots of honey or maple syrup going on. Sweet malt aside from this.
More honey and just a little bit of biscuity dryness at the end.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy yet sweet texture and a fairly good finish.
Overall - a comfortable beer as we head to winter.
allmyvinyl (6063) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Guildford. Pours dark brown with a thick tanhead. Aromas of maple syrup, as expected. Taste is more toffee and wood notes. Finishes a but thin, but not bad.
leaparsons (8804) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The Criterion, Leicester. Dark brown with an off white foam. Aromas are toffee and dark syrup with woody notes. Spicy with floral low pine. Flavours are sweet toffee with dry woodiness and bitter lemon. Roasted dry coffee with background honey and dark chocolate. Gritty on the palate. Decent.
Theydon_Bois (12595) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Pigs Ear, 03/12/13.
Mahogony brown with a good sized off white covering.
Nose is honey, brown bread, cardboard, earthy, toffee.
Taste comprises light roast, toffee, big honey and maple notes crashing through, earthy, light florals.
Light to medium bodied, soft carbonation, sweet finale for a mild but a decent one none the less.
Tide (2171) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Gallows Bird. Dark brown color, white head. Bittersweet taste with caramel, citrus, maple syrup and a bit of chocolate. Bittersweet finish with caramel, maple syrup and citrus. Very nice mild ale.
harrisoni (15009) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask gravity at Leas Lift bf Folkestone. Dark brown beer lasting beige head. Tasty mild. Love the maple syrup flavour yet it is dry too. Well made and put together and really well balanced.