Trappis**d (18) - Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask poured at Wetherspoon in Broadstone Poole, lovely caramel colour with creamy head, sweet raisiny,rich and bold, smooth with a slight bitter finish, great pint for a blowy autumn day.
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask at Back of Beyond, Reading. Deep amber with a small off-white head. Caramel and butterscotch and too much diacetyl. A little fruitiness and a decent earthy bitterness doesn?t make up for the rest. Not great.
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Pint at Edward Rayne (JDW), Raynes Park, London in Jan 2014 - Reddish Gold in colour. Clear. Creamy Head. Good Lacing. Malty; grainy wheaty malts, caramel. Fruity; apple, berry fruits; slightly vinous. Hoppy; earthy hops. Bittersweet malty fruity throughout. OK. Drinkable.
RichTheVillan (3131) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; dark amber pour with a creamy off white head, strong malt aroma, taste is nutty with some dried red fruits and some zesty citrus.
mt_hall (119) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Clear, with a deep ruby, copper colour and a minimal off-white head. Very malty aromas with dried fruit. Dry hop flavours balance the malty backbone. Not bad.
mR_fr0g (3354) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at moon under water jdw. Amber coloured pour with a lasting cream head. Aroma is earthy and light lemon zest with nutty malt. Flavour is semi sweet caramel, metallic bitterness. Some hedgerow berry fruits. Solid bitterness lingers. Palate is medium thin and lowish carb.
cyrilhenriquet (46) - - JAN 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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SaintMatty (5380) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (The Bell, Bath) - Copper coloured. Toffee, orange and dried fruit in the aroma. Orange peel, toffee and raisins all feature in the taste.
jmgreenuk (4600) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Playhouse, Colchester. Poured a clear dark amber with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is weak malt with some hoppy notes. The flavour is medium bitter with a malt hop liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A decent bitter but the hoppy aftertaste wasn’t great.
kassner (1354) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Was on tap at The Kings Head in Salisbury. Chain pub but quite nice and good selection including this authentic bitter, with a good level of hops. Bronze color and modest head.