Mads Langtved (2246) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2006
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask conditioned, GBBF 2005:
Very malty and sweet. However quite ordinary. Some fish notes, makes the finish quite unpleasant.
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 29, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from the bottle, a brown with no head. A malty aroma, slightly caramalish. Very caramal in the flavour, a bit carbonated but still smooth.
chriso (7254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (gravity dispense) at GBBF, August 2005. Rich mid brown colour. lashings of deep malt and earthy, slightly dusty, hops. Nutty on the palate. Very dry and quite bitter. Beautifully balanced. A terrific traditionally styled English best bitter.
Nekronos (3231) - Xalapa, MEXICO - NOV 18, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2006 Very nice, although after some beers, another guy find it a little vingear and I tried from his glass and he was right.
tiggmtl (4521) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nutty, malt-forward aroma is fresh and clean. Clear chestnut brown body with some caramel-gold highlights is topped by low but lasting tan head. Bitterness is strong up front and resurges in the finish with nutty and caramel malts in between. Light-medium body with lively effervescence. Cask sampled at GBBF 2005.
CampbellWilson (533) - SCOTLAND - SEP 5, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Beer No 19 on the Wilsons’ Road Trip 2005. Cask at The Bell, Bath. Autumnal brown colour with malty toffee aroma, bit of orangey hops. Well balance with a bit of nut in the flavour and a dry finish.
Hildigöltur (5106) - København, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned. Brownish coloured. Sweet and fruity aroma and flavour. Some hops in the finish. Soft mouthfeel. Nice.
Ungstrup (26476) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[Cask at GBBF 2005] A brown beer with a small beige head. The aroma contains notes of caramel and nuts. While the flavor is sweet with notes of nuts as well as light hoppy notes in the end, making it dry. Nice one.
johndoughty (3293) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brownish bitter with slight traces of toasted toffee.The hops linger well and their is a slight nuttiness. Quite a pleasant example of this style.
JonMoore (1581) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Dark brown beer with thinish beige head. Slight hop aroma, malty, caramel flavour. Smooth with a dry finish. Goes down well.