MrFecesious (742) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fruity and crisp in both aroma and taste. Lasting dry finish. Quite pleasant.
OllieBBommel (926) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle@home, 500mcl. Head: white. Color: clear, golden yellow. Aroma: hops, bitter. Taste: bitter. Palate: dry, medium bitter finish. Overall: very nice.
FatPhil (8349) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml Bottle (Hilpea Haukki, Helsinki)
Fruity estery aroma, apple apricot. Nice orange, persistent tight bready head. Very nice fruity in the mouth, nice dry nutty malts, lots of fruity retronasals too.Almost winey and grapey. Somealmost sopy hints occasionally. Dry resiny finish. Almost piney hops. Very nice well attenuated English bitter.
danlo (805) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml bottle from the Crafty Pint Darlington Market. Golden amber colour, white foam head with a slight malt hoppy aroma. Fizzy dry bitterness, some malt, biscuit, and lingering earthy hop bitter finish. OK standard ale.
oh6gdx (19933) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled (from K Citymarket Kivihaka, Vaasa). Deep goldeny amber colour, mediumsized beige foamy head. Aroma is fruity, floral, mild toffee and some slight resiny notes. Flavour is floral, fruity, quite bitter resiny and wooden notes with only mild maltyness.
rosenbergh (5935) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle. Gyle 2336. BB June 2014. Hilpeä Hauki, Helsinki, Finland.
Clear amber colour with average to big light tan head.
Fruity and floral hops, bitterness and mild malt in aroma. Nice.
Floral hops, resin, some bitterness and balancing malt. Still quite thin. Bitter aftertaste. Not quite balanced.
Brandman (1886) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Golden body, big white head. Aroma of Nice bready malt, grassy mellow hops. Flavour adds bit citrussy orange. Flat balance.
gwoodin (40) - Birmingham, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2012
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
An ordinary bitter with the taste of Goldings plus Saaz. There are better Durham bottled beers available.
omega (637) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 3, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nice light hopped beer which poured with a nice rich head. Did disipate quickly and the finish was a little sweet.
tiong (2935) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle @ Black Door, Helsinki
Pours light orange with a foamy head. Aroma of fresh fruity hops, some caramely malts, hints of grapefruit and berries. Taste is hoppy and bitter with some grassy hops, grapefruit and fruits. Finish is caramely and bitter with slight fruity notes. Nice, quite tasty and hoppy golden ale.