Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2011
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask at Cask Pub and Kitchen, London august 2011. Pale, clear wuth a small head. Hoppy, fruity aroma. Floral, hoppy taste with citrus.
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Dean Swift. Pale golden pour. The nose is a little bit spicy with some unusual rye character and a touch of clove. A little bit of odd DMS vegetal character especially as it warms. Meh - it’s okay but not awesome - I suspect something wonky about this cask.
leaparsons (9835) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The Pub, Leicester. Hazy gold with a white foam. Aromas are melon, lychee and lemon with dusty caramel and hay malts. Apricot jam with icing sugar and floral notes. Flavours are sweet citrus with yeast and caramel with elderflower. Quite lager-like in character with a dry finish. Simple, decent.
SaintMatty (6804) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (Guide Dog, Southampton) - Golden with a white head. Elderflower, lemon and grass in the aroma. Very refreshing taste with notes of malt, elderflower and citrus standing out.
Dedollewaitor (15536) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours clear yellow with a small creamy head. Elderflower, grain, hay and hops. Dry, bitter and floral. Smooth.
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2011 Cask-conditioned at the Cask Pub & Kitchen, 14/08/2011. Golden in colour with a decent white head. Aroma of grassy hops, hay and elderflowers, Flavour had a touch of citrus fruit, solid malts, more elderflowers and a dry finish. Good.
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask handpull, The Slug and Lettuce, Leicester, 14/08/11. Pale and dusted with a tight white collar going the distance. Lush flowery and wine gum aroma with subtle stemmy green notes. Fresh leafy and wine gum hop countering the floweriness; Darjeeling and dipped biscuit. What balance, what drinkability. Thing of rare beauty.
Theis (15149) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at GBBF 2011, Wednesday. Clear yellow - white head. White bread, fruity, light body, nice elderflower taste and aroma, hay, light sweetness, light white sugary, a bit thin.
ekstedt (6509) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, London. Clear golden. Fruity and earthy with some discrete elderflower aromas. Dry with medium bitterness.
DanielBrown (4378) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hand pulled at the Waggon and Horses, Halesowen. Fresh lemon hops, some blackcurrant. Smooth, light, fresh. Very nice.