tdtm82 (1045) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Queen’s Head, Chelmsford, 15th May 2015.
Golden colour with some minimal white lacing which diminished quickly. Aroma is raw onions, grapefruit, citrus juice, lime cordial and lemons. Taste is grapefruit, mangos, orange peel, light orange tart, pilth, pine. Drinkability is banging.
Sigmund (5618) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask half pint at The City Arms, Cardiff. Pale golden colour, minimal white head. Moderate aroma of citrussy hops. Distinctly citrussy flavour with a good bitterness. Light bodied, and a bit one-dimensional, but nice enough to drink.
DroolYeast (433) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ the wharf in Aalborg.
Aroma of hops and yeast. Clear amber with tiny white head. Moderate bitterness, moderate sweetness.
Medium body, watery texture, long bitter finish, light carbonation.
EdKing (2101) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the Craft #100 at CBC Clapham. Clear amber, white light foam head. Nose is very grainy, barley grain, grain husk, cereal, honey, bit of malt vinegar and fustiness. Taste is grainy, cereal husk, honey, as above but with hop bitter. Bit of sulphur. Not that great condition as probably too warm. Will come back to re-rate.
SaintMatty (5818) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask (The Harp, Charing Cross) - Golden in colour. Gooseberries, lemon and grapefruit in the aroma. Hoppy yet nicely balanced taste with grapefruit, lemon, gooseberries and peach detected.
Theydon_Bois (12178) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Craft Holborn, 27/08/14.
Clear golden amber with a well appointed off white covering.
Nose is citric peel, hoppy vibes, pale malt, grass, light orange strains.
Taste comprises orange pith, mango, hint of pine, lemon rind, straw.
Medium bodied, fine to soft carbonation, light hop bitterness in the close.
Solid hoppy cask GB veering towards SIPA.
Skinnyviking (7626) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Dronning Louise. High creamy and lasting off-white head. Hazy yellow body. Mild fruity lemon aroma and flavor. Low carbonation, long sweet finish. Little hops bitterness.
mile (3342) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Light to moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, faint caramel and light tropical fruitiness and some citrus - grassy hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, faint caramel light tropical fruitiness and citrus hoppyness. Finish is short to average, malty and dryish, light tropical fruitiness, some citrus - grassy hoppyness. OK well hopped and dryish golden ale, although body is bit thin.
Sarpa (1069) - FINLAND - MAY 11, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 50cl from AbM @ home. Pours almost clear golden with a fluffy white head. Citrus and tropical fruits in the aroma. Fruity flavor, dry finish.
downender (6812) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol, February 2014. Deep gold with a tight white head. Big, tangerine and lemon aroma, with a grassy edge. Flavour had crisp, biscuity malts, more citrus fruit and led to a dryish finish. Very good.