joKing (11) - - JAN 8, 2009
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Pours a golden hue of orange with a slight note of mud in there - upon closer inspection, there was some peanut butter yeast as well as stunning precipitations of protein that clung to the readily disipating head of this wonderous brew.
Reminisent of the boot of my old Datsun - hints of old Carpet with the metallic tang of Rust. The Malt had aged spectacularily into the smoothest perceivable sweetness that coopers has been famous for. A floral hint of Black Wattle rounded out the nose of this drink.
As with the aroma - rusty Datsun Boot was dominant along with a subtle hint of Marmite (not to be confused with Vegemite of course) with a dry sour finish.
thmsboyd (143) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle BBE: 05.05.17. Cellar temp. Pours a dirty gold body with floaters and a medium, loose, puffy off-white head. An immediate, intense metallic note emerges first when poured, with more medium rhubarb, peach and strawberry aromas underneath. There’s a generic, lagerish pale malt character and clear notes of Belgian yeast and refined sugar. A light, artificial sweetness is lifted off the tongue by a high carbonation, with a moderate bitterness coming through. Light in body with a thin, sparkling texture and an abrupt finish, this is a poor offering from a brewery of some repute.
Bornyensis (122) - BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Weeral een Australisch bier gedronken in Amerika. Een goede smaak, geen schuimkraag.
hens (722) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - SEP 27, 2015
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.375L bottle. Stale, metallic, hop aroma. Hazy yellow color with massive white foam, stays. Celler, malt, light yeast, metal flavours. Booring taste. Watery mouthfeel. Very quick finish.
jamesie1857 (1713) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
355ml clearance bottle from Tesco - hazy gold body, frothy foam head. Nose is hay, grass and a bit grubby. Taste is equally grubby, overly fizzy and straw like. Not that hot.
lello4ever (294) - ITALY - SEP 9, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Birra dorato carico quasi arancio torbida, schiuma bianca persistente, lievito in sospensione. Aroma fresco di lievito, sentori di agrumi, spezie. La bevuta è triste, con un ingresso un po’ amaro, ma manca un sapore che la contraddistingua, restando anonima. La carbonazione sostiene una bevuta liscia, ma la birra è fin troppo acquosa.
The_Osprey (3841) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
375ml bottle at The White Horse, Richmond. Hazy pale orange, sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma is floral, grassy, farmyard, some tomato and strawberry. Body is light, tingly to spritzy carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is light, papery, sodawater, soft citrus. Smells OK, very plain flavour.
King_Alex_II (739) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 26, 2015
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Dirty yellow orange with no foam and a lot of flying particles. Smells a huge help. The taste is dry, bitter a little soapy. Not very good. Seriously Not very good.
Lilja (2242) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flaska från Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av humle, malt, örter, citrus, bröd och kakdeg. Rund och len, lätt kropp, lagom sötma, fin beska.
redders1974 (454) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I know it's meant to be cloudy and it doesn't detract from the taste but would prefer it clear with retaining head tastes ok crisp some sweet lemon pretty basic.
heyden (114) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 15, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
As a homebrewer, the rawness of this beer appeals. The little bit of sediment left in the bottom and the cloudy body very reminiscent of my garage breweries finest. Nice lemony fresh notes and a light crisp malt backbone. Some estery yeast qualities coming through from the bottle conditioning. What I’d consider a stock fridge beer; get 24 and pack away in the fridge. Nice and light enough to be enjoyed by anyone and perfect for a summer Australasian bbq.