Graham77 (282) - Cumbria, - NOV 2, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma of caramel from the malt and grass/hay. Light sweetness in the flavour with medium bitterness. A reasonably good ale.
imdownthepub (10769) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Hazy amber with slight head. Quite a sweet and fruity beer, bramble jelly notes, twiggy malts. Just ok.
mighty_meadow (273) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - NOV 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle from Sainsbury Local. Dark amber colour with thin white head. Initial aroma of sweet blackberry. Palate is smooth with little fizz. Taste is subtle exotic fruits and biscuit. Finish is slightly bitter but predominantly melon. Nice session ale.
Stuu666 (4092) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden orange, nose is light orange, toffee, taste is light citrus.
BeerViking (2770) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, brown with a thin head, aromas of caramel malt and faintly of toasted nuts, crisp and nicely balanced with a firm dry malty backbone and earthy hops, and hints of spice and bread. A tasty bitter.
ianwelby (567) - SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear red beer with a thin head and a caramel aroma. Flavour is malt and caramel. It’s a touch flat but not unpleasant.
Theydon_Bois (10376) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Archibald Simpson, Aberdeen, 21/06/14.
Clear golden amber with a well appointed light beige/egg shell white head that retains.
Nose is brown bread, dark fruit peel, orchard wood, light spice.
Taste comprises subtle smoked maltings, light pepper, fruit loaf, bready notes, pinch of spice.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light bitterness and subtle smoked notes in the close.
Ok bitter with a subtle smokey twist.
Nilz (423) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
3/4/14 Bottle. Light amber ale with slim white lasting head. Aroma mild hops. Taste metallic, hoppy, mild bitter finish.
Stuartyboy (740) - SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Aldi a hazy golden amber ale with light carmel sweetness grassy hop flavour with long tangy bitterness fairly standard bitter
Oakes (12849) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber. All kinds of hops on the nose, fairly light body but lots of bitterness, only a little bit of cookiesh biscuity malt.
MrJamesMcEwan (56) - SCOTLAND - FEB 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
"Our signature golden ale. Soft bitterness, melon and floral notes, a dry finish with tropical fruit".
Nice floral hoppy aroma, easy drinking slightly fresh fruity taste, quite a dry finish.