uckelman (452) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear, golden with white head. Hops aroma is soapy/piney. Full, oily body. Finish is grainy and crisp, oddly like a German pilz. Very tasty.
sarauckelman (297) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber with creamy head; some sediment. Aroma is not strong, with hints of lemongrass. Very lemony taste. Minerally and mouth cleansing, with a bit of hoppiness on the end.
RichTheVillan (4835) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear amber pour with a big frothy white head, lemon and sweet malt aroma, taste has light citrus, sweet honey, pale malts, dry finish with a hint of bitterness.
BlackHaddock (5072) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle on 6th Feb 2015 in De Bierboom (Brugge). Golden pour with a full white head. Biscuity maltiness with a slight citrus twist in the nose, taste similar. Dry bittering finish.OK.
Cimbasso (404) - - JAN 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled from a bottle from the brewery. Poured a golden colour, leaving a heavy sediment in the bottle. White, fluffy head. Taste is light and citrusy with pleasant lemon and mandarin notes. There is a good doughy malt taste, and a light bitterness. A good golden ale.
Scottishchris (471) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle bright by JimD for Christmas. Pale clear gold, fluffy white head. Fruity and yeast nose. Yeasty dried fruit taste. Dry bitter finish. Ok.
gegwilson (2242) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Whistlestop Wines, Saltburn. Pours amber with a big frothy off white head. Mild pine aroma. The taste has a good bit of pine to it as well. There’s some light herbal spice too, but this almost has the feel of a APA. A decent drop.
Sebilinz (1174) - Linz, AUSTRIA - DEC 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pale amber body with white head. Aroma is fruity (apricot?) with herbs. Taste is biscuits with grains and floral notes. Aftertaste is medium bitter with some fruits and malts. Nice one.
AshtonMcCobb (4131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from the brewery.
Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head.
Nose - slightly cardboard and sherbet as well an intended lemon note. Quite grainy too.
Taste - grain and lemon. Maybe a little wild yeast again.
Palate - light bodied with a thin body and a dry finish.
Overall - disappointing.
allmyvinyl (6986) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml bottle form the brewery, shared with AshtonMcCobb. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of sherbetty yeast, touch wild, maybe apricots at the back. Taste is light cardboard, sherbet, light cereal. Dry finish.