omhper (18759) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Crown Inn, Southampton. Nut brown. Flowery hoppy nose. Sweet and perfumy with medium body and soft mouthfeel. Some caramel, plenty of perfumy hops, mildly bitter finish. Not bad at all.
harrisoni (12487) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the Hog and Donkey, Kent
Bizarre pub in the middle of the marsh just south of Herne. The beer was on gravity. Mid brown in colour with some hops and some malts. Bit thin in mouth with some acidity, short finish
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2003
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Based on draught version: Another average tasting English bitter...
bhensonb (10203) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 25, 2007
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The Trafalgar Tavern, Greenwich. Aroma of malt and floral hop. Deep amber color with a frothy white head. LIghtly sweet malt start, somewhat balanced by hop, but the malt persists into the finish.
Leighton (9640) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Westbourne. Pours a clear, rich copper with pretty much no head. Nuts, mild toast and mild fruits on the nose. Some doughy malts and burnt nuts in the flavor with light sweetness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Very dry finish with heavy herbal and leafy hops. Nothing special.
imdownthepub (9449) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2004
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Cask Conditioned at The Swan, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucs. Golden brown with little head. Flat thin boiled flavours with a fungal earthiness. Poor quality bitter, best avoided.
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2009 1. Cask Handpump at the Helter Skelter, Frodsham 15/05/2001
Sweet grape flavours. Sharp finish.
2. Cask Handpump at the Marlborough Arms, Chester 17/04/2004
Amber mid brown coloured and fruity. Slightly dry full malt finish.
3. Cask Handpump at the Cross Keys, Llandudno 05/05/2008
Small white head. Fruity aroma. Bronze golden coloured and fruity with a crisp and slightly dry full malt finish.
Bov (8989) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 12, 2001
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (8548) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask: Light amber coloured, small firm, lacing white head; sweet (a bit fruity), malty nose with a distinctive floral bitterness; sweet (fruity) -bitter flavour, light bodied; soft, but distinctive sweet-bitter finish. A soft, well rounded Bitter.......
FatPhil (8349) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 13, 2007
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask. (The Anchor, Cambridge, 2004)
I’ve had some bad ones of this in the past, but this was an absolute classic. Everything you’d want in a bitter - punchy but not overpowering hops, and plenty of malty body.