MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - AUG 23, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hand pulled pint from the Fleece Hotel, Cirencester: poured amber with a small head. Light aroma of herbal hops and grain. Pretty watery all the way around with some light hop notes and malt. Moderate bitter finish. Not real good.
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ The Gatehouse, Highgate, London. Pours a clear golden color with no head. Fruity and slightly malty aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweet malty hoppy flavor. Sweet malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.
joe19612 (2228) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at GBBF 2007. poured a brown tawny colour with a very thin white head. Has a slightl malty taste. Not a bad beer.
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@The St Margarets, St Margarets. Pretty boring bitter, Earthy malt/hop notes. Neither standing out. Light, dull, soggy mouthfeel. Boring.
Svesse (7033) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Carpenter’s Arms, Marylebone, London 29 Apr) Amber colour with firm off-white head. Malty, fruity nose with dark fruit, prunes, hints of chocolate and earthy hops. Malty taste with dark fruit, orange marmalade and nice notes of earthy hops in a bitter finish. Very well balanced. Really good beer.
jimbles85 (10) - ENGLAND - APR 11, 2007
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Visitor to the St Radegund in Cambridge. Full, brown colour, buttery aroma, luxurious mouthfeel. A smashing old-fashioned bitter
downender (7149) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2008 Cask conditioned at the Rising Sun, Frampton Cotterell, Gloucs 8/4/2007. Thin headed brown bitter. Some malt in the aroma with balanced hops and fruity malt flavour. Fairly long, bitter aftertaste. From memory, seems darker and more malty than in the past - a definite improvement.
cgarvieuk (18089) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 18, 2008 A deep copper coloured ale, A fairly starndard run of the mill sweet fruity bitter. its ok
larsga (6816) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2006
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thin white coarse head; brown faintly hazy body. Faint hay-and-tea-like aroma. Soft, delicate floral hoppy taste with slightly bitter tea and wild berries aftertaste. Slightly acidic. A nice bitter, but a bit too thin-bodied. (1pt on cask.)
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A Mes rate: Cask at the Gatehouse JDW in Highgate. Reasonable balance of creamy malt and crisp dry hops. Slight note of cocoa or coffee. Swift hoppy finish. A straight down the line English bitter.