flapjack (14) - ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. STandard bitter - nothing offensive, nothing special, but slips down easily.
RichardGretton (4015) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@30th Loughborough Beer Festival. Golden beer with a dry, hopped and slightly fruity flavour with a light aroma. Overall a gentle caramel beer.
leaparsons (7069) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, Loughborough Fest 06. Amber with a small head. Aromas are very malty with caramel and citrus bitterness following. Flavours are sweet caramel malts with spicy hops. Grapefruit bitternes towards towards the finish. Simple, decent beer.
StueyD (812) - Heacham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A deep amber beer with a weak white head. A strong floral hop nose with equally distinct malty caramel. The taste is again of floral hops but with a strong malty element. The aftertaste is bitter, but again with a hint of malt. (Draught - The Victoria, Holkham, Norfolk).
chriso (7254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber colour. Restrained floral hop aroma. Dry, fresh and crisp with gentle bitterness. Some underlying soft malt and appley fruit. Easy-going and mellow, with some rustic edges. Not a blockbuster, but a decent drop. The blend of US and English hops works well. Cask, Oakdale Arms Beer Festival, February 2005.
SilkTork (4898) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, WALES - FEB 28, 2005
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Oakdale Arms Beer Festival. Soft, delicately sweet malt with a sprinkling of dusty, earthy English hops.
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Copper in collour. Mild fruity aroma. Sweet caramel taste with a medium body. Nothing amazing but not a bad beer.
DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask Conditioned & on hand pump at the Derby CAMRA beer festival on 10/02/05.
Clear mid browm colour.
A dry hoppy fresh beer. Slightly barnyard. But very nice. Very lingering in the aftertaste...
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask (handpulled) at Derby Winter Beer festival 2005. Chestnut body, rather fruity, sharp tasting, rather anonymous.
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask Conditioned, at the Wenlock Arms, London.
Hazy golden coloured body with speckled head. Forward vanilla malt aroma. Malty base with a bitter/vanilla accent at the beginning and the end of the beer. Well made and in great condition.