Rasmus40 (8884) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Craft Beer Co, Islington. Clear yellow with w hite head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - flowers. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 061013
chrisv10 (9420) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Craft, Islington. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, little citrus, little sweet and a little bitter.
Camons (4494) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, grass, fruity hops, peach. Flavor is malt, grassy, fruity hops, light citrus. Medium body, soft carbonation. 200913
KyotoLefty (5572) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Clerkenwell. Lemony hop nose, biscuit malt, creamy. Clear gold color with ace. Hoppy, clean, citrus flavor, with hay, peach, nice bitterness and light, crisp malts. Great drinking beer with a solid bitter finish.
MartinT (7307) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
My Bottom Line:
Citrusy and resinous hops are elegantly married to slender, delicately honeyed malts for a perfectly conceived Pale Ale.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the clear golden.
-The mouthfeel is very smooth and elegant. A very well tendered cask, as fresh as can be too.
-Hop bitterness is coniferous and levelled to the rest of the brew’s medium intensity.
-Drinkability is very high.
On cask at Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell.
ACD (528) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at CBC. Light gold with thin white froth. Mandarin and mango on the nose, some pale sweet biscuity malt too. Taste is crisp pale malt, with sweet mandarin and mango. Touch of lime pithiness. Light, crisp and refreshing - spot on for a session ale.
garthicus (2469) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the CBC. On cask. Appearance: Golden yellow, small snow white head. Aroma: Beautifully hoppy nose with a good amount of fruit and malt. Flavour: Hoppy at first making way to a nice fruity burst with grassy undertones, lovely maltiness too with a long softly bitter finish. Quite lovely. Quite sessionable. A great example of how flavourful a beer can be without being huge on alcohol.
Leighton (8675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at CBC - Clerkenwell, London. Pours clear yellow with a fine, white foam head. Delicate floral nose, some biscuits. Light sweet flavor, all pale malts, dry lemon and light grass. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderate dryness to finish, some pithy citrus, mellow mineral notes. Quenching and fresh. Nice.
Finn (3089) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell 1 Nov 12. Veldig lys gylden. Lavt skum som fester seg til glasset. God aprikosaroma. Smaken er grapefrukt. Syrlig ettersmak.
Theydon_Bois (5279) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell - 21/12/12, thanks to Leighton for the pour.
Clear pale golden with a very thin white head.
Nose is pale malt, floral hops, light mango, mandarin.
Taste follows, touch more orange, hops, light grassy notes.
Light medium in body with soft carbonation with some light bitterness in the finish.
A Flavoursome session beer.