Theydon_Bois (15022) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at the brewpub, 11/11/14.
Clear golden with a moderate off white swirl.
Nose is biscuit, light hops, toasted sugar, dark fruit notes.
Taste comprises biscuit malt, toffee, straw, earthy.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
TimE (4547) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep amber color. Dried apricots and cherries in the nose, soft hops. Nice malty backbone with decent earthiness, apricots and cherries. Nice lingering light hoppy finish
Sarlacc83 (1595) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewpub.
A: Caramel color, thin white head, some lacing.
N: Peppercorn, biscuit, earth, leafiness, and tobacco.
T: Lightly sweet, lightly bitter.
M: Lighter body, creamy carbonation.
O: Similar to the blonde, more earthy and peppercorn forward. I could drink more of this.
douglas88 (7798) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 31, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear copper color with a medium white head. A light fruity herbal nose. The flavor is biscuit, marmalade, tea, fairly fruity and hoppy. Pretty nice.
slowrunner77 (8399) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
medium brownish pour. Quite bitter in flavor for the style, otherwise pretty classic ESB. Lightly nutty and malty with enough hop flavor to balance. A little extra bite in the finish."
Dogbrick (10434) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample from firkin at the 6th Annual Rogue Firkin Fest at Green Dragon. Pours a clear copper-orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malt and ripe fruit. Light-bodied with flavors of earthy hops, malt and red fruit. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.
ration (2061) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
140712. Tap at Baileys taproom. Pours cloudy copper with a small head. Aroma crystal malts, some hops. Stale cask style taste. Not Bad.
Shink (177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear copper color with a thin white head. Constant bubbles rising to the top of the glass. Smell is mild and balanced. The taste is mild and balanced without being bland. Slightly hoppy, but not overly so. An excellent beer for any beer drinker.
troopie (2290) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JUL 23, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught. Crisp clean flavour and finish. Light bodied, medium head and light lacing. A good bier on a hot day
Hophazard (193) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 17, 2011
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slight carmel tones. Amber hued with a thin head. Good deal of sweet and spicy hops. Finishes very dry. Carmel malt nicely supports bitterness. Thin and easily drinkable. High on hop flavor for the style, but I prefer it this way. Very sessionable.