DruncanVeasey (6640) - NUNEATON, Conference Premier, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Birthday Feathersí Owl-Drawing Crawl, cask handpull, The Keanís Head, Nottingham, 30/07/12. Clear chestnut skimmed with off-white. Good sappy herbal hop on both the nose and palate; some farmyard, coal, clean chocolate-spread breadiness and rye. Not remotely summery but sound.
chriso (7306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (handpump) at the Victoria Hotel, Beeston on 14 July 2012. Darkish colour - russet / copper. Modest condition. Thin collar. Fruity malt dominates. Berries evident. Not too sweet. Some tangy bitterness. Quite smooth. Almost brown ale like. Pleasant, if not particularly summery.