Scopey (5530) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Conditioned bottle (4.1%) at Deeside Drinks Emporium. Gusher! It pours clear orange-amber with a thick off-white head. The nose is wood, orange, tangerine, spice and gingerbread. The taste is waxy orange, grapefruit, pithy lemon, wood, earth, spice and metal with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Nice citrusy session ale.
JohnRMurdoch (2963) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ SRAF 2012. Rich golden amber colour. thin head. Cereal, vanilla & malt aroma. Fagash malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Somewhere between a golden ale & a bitter.
stravale (1898) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 23, 2012
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Cask @ Bridge Inn, Peebles 140612
Golden amber, bi hazy, thin frothy head
Aroma of sweet light fruity malts, peach, not much else
Taste - sourish fruits, odd fruity taste, hint of strawberry, some rough copper coins, not balanced, poor flavour
Palate - soft carb, light to medium body, dry, some harsh bitterness...finish bit metallic and lingering
Overall - Not good - maybe in poor condition / bad batch
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at The Diggers. Pours a golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of lemon, caramel and yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Lingering lemon and yeast.
mr_h (2446) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask by handpump at Bow Bar, Edinburgh (20 Feb 12) - slightly hazy pale golden ale, small white head, fruity, slightly watery, apple, sweetish, quite smooth, lightly hopped
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask at bow bar ... hazy amber ... thin white head ... soft floral orange hop nose ... sweet creamy malts ... soft fruity ... juicy malts ... soft orange hop ... decent session ...