Towey1989 (1583) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at The Congress, Longton. A clear deep amber colour with thin off white head. Aroma of red berries, caramel, some cherry and subtle herbal hops. Taste of red berries, caramel, some cherry, slight brown sugar, subtle ginger and herbal hops. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A dry, malty finish with a slight herbal hop bitterness in the aftertaste. A full bodied malty premium bitter, the ingredients are interesting but the beer doesn’t quite work well enough for me. Ok.
DwarfeD (2438) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at local bar in Brighton. Clear dark amber with almost no head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice herbal bitterness with some sweet tones. Caramel, clove, brown sugar, malts, flower, spices and herbs. A tasty seasonal. (25/1/2015)
ianwelby (1019) - SCOTLAND - DEC 2, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber beer with a thin white head and bittersweet smell. Flavour is basically of light fruit but there’s a sickly hit of cinnamon as well and leaves a sort of weird, claggy aftertaste. Not bad but I wouldn’t dash back to it.
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Half pint - on tap at Dorking beer fest. pours a clear amber/copper colour with an off white head. aroma is biscuity malts, hops and ginger. taste is malty and earthy with a dry nutty finish.
VastActiv (5402) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Oluttupa Viisi Penniä, Helsinki. Colour is clear dark orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Bitterness and malts.
mjs (6153) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Viisi Penniä, 20150109) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was small, white and it lasted long. Aroma had malts, molasses and sulphur. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramel, grass, earth and bitterness. Aftertaste was earthy and bitter. Aroma was a bit weird but the taste was nicely balanced.
jookos (5102) - FINLAND - DEC 22, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@5p. Red amber. Amber yeasty malts, slight raisiny caramels, sort of red berry. Bitterish, slight husky. Bit messy.
cgarvieuk (20422) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Stockbridge tap... Amber... Thin white lacing... Soft dry fruit.. Big spice nose... Soft fruits.. Dry toffee.. Dry roast... Light mellow spice
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured reddish brown with a small off white head. Aroma of dark fruit and caramel malt. Light to medium body, flavour of nuts and ginger, sweet berries and malt.
The_Osprey (5546) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Kings Tun JDW. Hazy dark amber orange, still, small white head, full lacing. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is tangy ginger, resin, nice enduring soft bitterness.