Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Fra gravity-cask på St Albans Beer & Cider festival 25 Sep 14. Lys gylden. Lavt filmskum. Aroma av fersken. Smaken likeså.
Rune (8467) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Gravicask, shared with Finn at St Albans Beer Festival, Hertfordshire bar. Crocheted lacing from a filmy layer. Bright golden coloured body. Grassy hops on the nose. Bittersweet citrus to the taste profile on a backbone of pale malts. Rounded fruit bitterness to the ending. Medium to thin bodied. Fair enough (25.09.2014).
jookos (2601) - FINLAND - SEP 18, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@gallows bird real ale festival 2014. Citrus hoppy, quite dry and bitter, but with some sweets for softness. Bit of butteryness, slight grainy.
Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Blacksmith’s Arms, St Albans on 16 Feb 2013. Poured a clear golden colour, with a rocky white head. Aroma of grapefruit, apricots and caramel. Full flavours of citrus hop, hay with biscuity malt. Finish was peppery hop, bitter resin and earthy grain.
SilverfoX (407) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
grapefruit and citrus aromas from a very pale gold body thin frothy head hoppy bitter grapefruit metallic taste with a nice sweet finish.
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man Spring Beer Festival, 14/03/14.
Clear golden with a good sized off white head of bubbles.
Nose is tangy citric fruit, bread dough, tangerine, straw, toasty ring.
Taste comprises bitter orange, hop notes, toasty come pale maltings, light caramel, hint of vanilla.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent GB - nice sessionable stuff carrying a noticeable hop presence.
FatPhil (9591) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Real Ale Festival 2014)
Grapefruity bitterness, like chewing on the seeds, but it is a fruity aroma. Watery palate. Harsh minerally chalky finish. Too harshly bitter.
Hermod (3449) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@ Gallows Bird, Espoo. Clear golden, thin white head. Light citrusy aroma, weak aroma overall. Flavor has citrus, rhubarb, hops. Super dry. Thin body. Not bad, but feels over hopped for the abv, now if thats possible.
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Gallows Bird, Espoo, Finland.
Clear golden colour with a tiny white head.
Papery dryness, malt and mild hops in the weak aroma.
Thin hoppy flavour with quite strong bitterness. Thin and unbalanced.
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VastActiv (3060) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Real Ale Festival 2014. Colour is clear golden with small bubbly white head. Aromas and flavours: Some fruits, grass, hints of hops and malts. Clean and simple.