c0fein (410) - Helsinki, - OCT 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle @ home. Ordered from Ales By Mail. Not so fresh entirety, BBE 25.03.2014. Not extreme, more like dry country storehouse version of IPA
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
2/23/2009 8:09:25 AM At Wenlock. Amber beauty. Hoppy nose, with lots of grapefruit. Solid IPA taste of hops, powerful citrus, grapefruit and orange. Another excellent Dark Star beer.
skortila (5003) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask @ Cambridge Blue. Small sample. The aroma has soft caramel tones, bit citrus, light resin. Clear amber coloured with a very thin head. The taste is soft bitter, bit sweet caramelish and has citric fruitiness. Nice, easy drinker.
nihtila (2296) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Bow Bar. Pours clear ruby. Nose is caramel malts, gentle hops. Taste is malty, caramel, citrus hops.
Smithld1 (90) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint of cask at pelt trader, cannon st. Pours clear amber with persistent lacing. Sweet, sticky. Reminds me a bit iof a lagunitas but I often drink that in here so I may be influenced by surroundings. Sensible Abv. Big fan.
mr_h (4210) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2015
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask by hand-pump at State Bar, Glasgow - weak fruity cirrus aroma, clear deep amber, thin off-white head, sporadic lacing, fruity, citrus flavour, viscous, sweet, soft carbonation, fruity aftertaste
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle Ales by Mail. Caramel dominated red ale. Sweet, almost to the point of excess. The hops only show themselves very late on in the finish. Big medicinal flavour on the tongue, with hints of pine. Not quite what I expected, but a big beer all the same
vipinvelp (3319) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear copper with off-white lacing foam head. Stron hoppy aroma, similar bitter taste. Small fruit tones, mostly just bitterness. Lsting aftertaste. (velp 201502)
Stuu666 (8371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Pours deep amber, nose is pine, grapefruit, caramel, taste is similar.
Iznogud (1567) - CROATIA - JAN 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at the York Tap, York, UK. Pours cloudy golden with white head. Citrus hoppy aroma. Caramel malty and hoppy citrus pine flavor. Good one.
Tsekouratos (569) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - DEC 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Golden color with a thin white head. Aromas of pine, flowers, caramel, maybe some lime. Taste is bittersweet with pine , grass, caramel, lemon. No aftertaste. This to medium body with low carbonation.