melonfarmer (7) - - MAR 25, 2013
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Helloooo taste? Erm... Looks good enough, aroma is bland nutty. Flavour non existent. Just give me something. Fizzy brown water. Guys either up the malt character or buy some hops. Poor. 500ml bottle, Portree.
DroolYeast (213) - Odder, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
50 cl bottle.
Earthy malty aroma, fruit sweetness. Amber brown colour with white head. Tiny lasting. Moderate malty sweetness, light bitterness, some fruity hops. Finish is light sweetness with some bitterness. Watery texture. Medium body. Lively carbonation.
Scopey (6713) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Tomlinsons. It pours dark amber with minimal head. The nose is toasty, earth, leather, dried fruits and caramel. The taste is caramel, dried fruits, toast, mild tang and dull cocoa with a dryish. Light+ body and low/no carbonation. A bit flat and dull. So-so.
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Golden brown. Smells rotten and a bit sour. Body at least has a cleaner tartness. Sweet malts have a touch of brown sugar character.
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Clear amberish brown, brief head. Grassy nose with some ripe fruit. Light bodied with crisp mouthfeel. Slenderish and drinkable with low-medium bitterness.
Theydon_Bois (8290) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared on the train from Wick to Thurso, from Tomlinsons, 20/10/13.
Clear copper with a decent off white head.
Nose is bready malts, cereal, apple skin, earthy, biscuit, toffee.
Taste comprises light vegetal notes, faint toffee, grain, bready malts, cardboard, brown bread.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish.
The twigometer was rising into amber on this one - not one to head back for !
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at The Lock Inn, Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Amber with white head. A fairly standard bitter, dry with a peachy note, quite malty and slightly earthy. Just what was required after a 22 mile walk.
gunnar (5226) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cairngorm brewery shop. Pours clear copper with a big creamy white head. Aroma of musty and nutty malts. Taste is light sweet caramel malty, dries up at the end with some nice hops, good bodied for the abv.
AshtonMcCobb (2467) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
In bottle in various places all over sky - the first was at the Claymore Restaurant in Broadford. This is a really well made amber/bitter - plenty of apple and toffee on nose and taste, good texture, nice refreshing finish. Truly a journey for the palate to experience.
Muggus69 (1174) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep bronze body, creamy thick white head.
Aroma of rich toffee and spice hop, much the same on the body with a medium bitterness to finish.
Full body, stickiness about the texture.
Nice malt driven ale.