hobsch (500) - Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From keg at brewery. Pours hazy amber with off white head. Aroma is malty, hops with rye and spicy hints. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium bitter, malty, rye, spicy, hops. Aftertaste is malty with some bitterness, well balanced. Good.
boj27072707 (4) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014 does not count
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A great take on the hybrid. I’d prefer a richer, chocolatey body but that’s probably taste.
Benzai (8214) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Hazy dark orange color, small to medium sized off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, nicely hoppy, nicely bitter, lightly resin. Quite bitter aftertaste. Medium body and carbonation. Pretty nice.
Leighton (10967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewery during RBESG 2014. Pours unclear amber with a tight, creamy tan head. The nose has some dry orange, pine and minerals. Light-medium sweet flavor with a clean mineral edge, light oily pine. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Nice citrusy hop finish with orange, some piney bitterness, some general citrus rind. Good stuff.
Theydon_Bois (8652) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the brewery on day 2 of RBESG ’14, 08/08/14.
Lightly hazed golden amber with a moderate light beige covering that thins to spotting and edgework.
Nose is caramel malt, pine, candyfloss, light tropicana.
Taste comprises big chalky mineral vibes, earthy hop, candied sugars, sweet tropicana, malty vibes.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
As always - fuck you speciality grain you bastard non style ... decent IPA.
mR_fr0g (3106) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at the brewery. RBESG. Hazed orange red colour with a sticky thin off white head. Aroma is jammy fruit, strawberry, biscuity malts, mineral. Flavour is spicy rye, biscuit, jammy fruit, berry. Palate is semi sweet. Good berry hop. Tasty beer.
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
8th August 2014
RBESG pt 5. Anspach & Hobday. Keg. Hazy deep amber beer, decent pale cream colour head. Smooth start to the palate but nibbly carbonation ensues. Smooth sweetish malts, little malt cream. Light ripe orange and a touch of marmalade. Traces of hop an/or rye spice. Decent.
harrisoni (13704) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at brewery RBESG14. Hazy dark amber. Spicy rye. Good spicy hoppy beer good balance. Good bitterness. Good tasting beer.
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the brewery during RBESG 2014. It pours lightly hazy with a decent beige head. The nose is spicy, earthy, wood, rye bread, toast, mild caramel, meaty notes and varnish. The taste is bitter, spicy, brown bread, rye, earth, varnish, leather, punchy bitterness and pine with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Punchy and drinkable. Very well executed and one of Bullfinch’s best.
Ferris (4128) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Grapefruit hops and some amber malts. Cloudy copper with a decent beige head. Resinous and some light grapefruit and tropical fruit. Decent amount of bitterness and very dry. Pretty good.