DruncanVeasey (7424) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask handpull, The Crown, Nuneaton, 28/07/12. Mid amber with a creamy white foam. Juicy apricot aroma; coriander-sprinkled apricot, green herb hints on the palate. Pretty solid.
Leighton (13405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at The Cleveland Arms, London. Pours clear, bright gold with a small, white foam head. Nose holds some pleasant toasted straw, orange and lemon. Light to medium sweet with some rather nice, juicy citrus hops, some faintly tangy straw and pale malts. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Mild sweet finish, some faintly toasted sugars, hints of earthy bitterness, some more citrus, subtle grass, light straw. A very solid bitter.
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask Stillage at the Ship & Mitre, Liverpool 27/02/2003 (ABV 4.6%)
Golden amber coloured and fruity with a hint of dryness in a malt finish.
leaparsons (8669) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, Criterion, Leicester. Amber with a thin head. Aromas are melon with weetabix malts and soft spices. Lightly floral with hints of caramel. Flavours are sweet biscuit malts with citrus and light peppery grapefruit. Dry with a gentle fruity bitterness. Decent.
downender (6722) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask-conditioned at the Bon Accord, Glasgow 17/06/10. Amber coloured with a slight, off-white head. Malty aroma with some grassy hops. Flavour of barley sugar, with a hint of sulphur and moderately bitter finish. Not so good.
imdownthepub (11147) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask conditioned at The Grapes, Oxford. Amber with white head. For the ABV this was pretty tasteless, maybe hints of grassy hop on a very thin malt. Pointless really.