MurrayK (5) - Forest Lodge, - JAN 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark beer, very bitter taste which is very pleasant but a bit too bitter for my taste.
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beer-yum (1361) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 14, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Grassy aroma in a copper pour. Unexpectedly laid back hop balance leaves little hint of he bitter - but plenty of the malt.
mcberko (14662) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2016
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Burleigh Brewing, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out bitter English hops upfront, with a thin biscuity malt backbone. Flavour is dry, with astringent English hops and metallic notes. Not very pleasant nor easy drinking.
Bygers (1155) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 0,33l. Pours clear amber colour with a sparse and short-lived head. Toasty and malty aroma, a little grass and wood, and a hint of metal. Same for taste with hints of chocolate and malts. Mild sweetness, low bitterness. Light-Medium body, soft carbonation, fairly short finish.
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DavidAust (199) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Good beer. Mild bitterness giving a crispness to the finish. Happy to take to a BBQ. Clever name too (apparently it is his Wife’s bitter recipe and she named it).
tomgorm (47) - maroubra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2015 Curious aroma and taste that started out as musty and grew to a stale smoke. Matched well with the toasted grain. Some dried fruit taste present, but overwhelmed by the toffee and toast. Oddly easy to drink for its harsher flavours.
Wim (3681) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On holiday amber coloured body with an off white head and a spicy yeast malt hop aroma a malt hop bitter sweet taste with a bitter finish
Sandog_au (39) - Gladstone, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear reddish brown copper with little to no head. Aroma is very much malt with trace hints of dark stone fruits, a little bread. Flavour is up front malt with subtle hints of raisins. A dry finish with hint of coffee bitterness.
TedE (1011) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml into pint glass. Malty liquorice chocolate nose. Deep amber with creamy white head. Quite fizzy for a bitter. Beautiful unusual hop character, creamy, bitter, liquorice again. Really nice.
Capa (2763) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - SEP 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rusty amber in color. Sweet malt, light hop bitterness, a bit earthy. Medium bitterness overall with a solid malt backbone. Decent.
Westkyoto77 (623) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle to glass at Jak and Hill, Brisbane. Dark copper brown, tiny head. Smells of malt, brown bread and boot polish. Medium body, sedate carbonation. Had a kind of astringent hop finish, which I rather liked once I got used to. Not hugely bitter, but a nice version of one.