rlgk (17322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Cross Keys, London. Clear deep golden beer with a small but lasting beige head. Hoppy fruity aroma, caramel, grapes, hay, some yeast, spicy notes. Hoppy earthy flavor, caramel, floral, dry hoppy, some fruity notes.
Rasmus40 (17052) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Old Coffee House, London. Hazy dark amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - peach. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate biter finish. 250413
harrisoni (16932) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On cask at William IV. Clear chestnut colour. Thin bubbly beige. Its a bitter beer with good brown malt flavour. Its not bad. A bit of hedgerow. Not great condition.
Theydon_Bois (16475) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Old Coffee House, 18/01/13.
Clear mid brown with a good bubbly off white head that retains well.
Nose carries light hop tones, malt, Germoline, light metallicnotes.
Taste comprises light orchard fruit, biscuit malt, caramel, leafy hops.
Medium body, soft carbonation, bitterness and some hop presence in the finish.
A decent enough bitter.
Dedollewaitor (15435) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ King William IV, London. RBESG 2011. Pours clear amber with a small off white head. Bread, peach, grain and grass. Dry and bitter. Smooth. A bit of diacetyl.
Theis (15098) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (RBESG 2011, London) at King William IV. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Raisins, dried fruits, high malty, sweetness, hashish, forrest, ok bitterness, zesty.
FatPhil (13313) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 6, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (William IV, RBESG2011 Saturday)
Quite stodgy bitter aroma. Fuller in the mouth, cleaner and more distinct nutty and husky components. Woody finish, pretty solid. Nicely dry and very well attenuated. A touch of mushroom too just once or twice. but good nonetheless.
imdownthepub (12919) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask conditioned at The Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London. Brown with no head. Tartish, almost sour beer, some earthy, maltiness but this was close to being off I think. Not good.
Christian (12623) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG August 2011, King William IV. Copper with a small off-white head. Aroma of toffee, caramel and nuts. Sweetish toffee flavour with grassy hops and a quite bitter finish
Scopey (12007) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Cross Keys, Covent Garden. It pours clear brown with a medium off-white head. The nose is wood, grass, hay, caramel, dark fruit, varnish, touch of barnyard. The taste is wood, varnish, light astringency, nice bitterness, nut, hint of caramel, leaf, grass and hay with a dry, woody finish. Med body and soft carbonation. Good flavour and well balanced. A tasty hoppy session bitter.