imdownthepub (8470) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2004
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled, Pasteurised. Light brown with small head. Thin metallic malt beer with little character. Shame as I bought 4 bottles because it was cheap, now I know why.
chriso (7254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2003
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Lightish copper colour. Drinkable (just), but has that oh-so characteristic bready/cardboardy accent, and underlying flat yeasty malt, leading into a rather metallic finish, that you tend to find in nearly all "dead" bottle conditioned beers. Very dull indeed. Bottle, December 2003.
leaparsons (7069) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Golden brown with an off-white foam. Aromas are stale malts, grain and soda water with some lemon. Flavours are gritty grain with light sweet citrus. Some biscuit with a dry finish.
duff (5484) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2004
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle@Spiesys. Pretty crappy stuff. Stale cardboardy flavour, grainy and sticky, very boring. No fun.
SilkTork (4898) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, WALES - JUN 28, 2004
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle @ Spiesy’s gaff. BBE 03/04. Hoppy bitter. Hops are stale. Beer is dull. Dreadful.
hughie (3994) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2007
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
My great-grandfather was a proud Fenman, hailing from the town of March in Cambridgeshire. Brown with a small white head. Taste is malty and grainy, almost like a mild. There’s some bitterness. The beer struggles to deliver its flavour and only just succeeds.
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUL 2, 2004
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled. Cherry-wood body with a fine white head. Not enough malts or hops to really enjoy it. Falls short all round. [London gathering: Spiesy, Duff, chris_o, Marty-D and SilkTork]
radiomgb (2143) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 31, 2004
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Clear copper in colour. Aroma was slightly metallic, some skunkiness, mild fruitness and caramel. Flavour was of very mild caramel, a touch of malt, very thin body and a coating mouthfeel. Finishes with a medium metallic bitterness.
Garrat (1249) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2005
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
From A Small Bottle.Dark bronze in colour,small head,light hoppy aroma,distinctive Elgood taste,some malt and bitterness in the end.
StueyD (812) - Heacham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
A light, amber, brown beer with a light, white head. A subtle wheaty nose, with hops and some fruit. The taste is light, with hops and wheat being the main elements, there is a slight maltiness in the finish. The aftertaste is quite long, and slightly dry. (Bottle - Purchased from Dent’s Farm Shop, Hilgay, Norfolk).