bobinlondon (1257) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle conditioned bought at a garden centre in Northamptonshire. Gold with a loose bubbled white head. Fruity with some apples and a mild citrus bitterness. Sweet malts balance nicely with a good smooth carbonation. I must try this in cask form.
harrisoni (14009) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask handpull at Malt Shovel Northampton. How have I not rated this beer? Clear deepish gold thin cream head. Slightly green apple acidic bitter. Then it settles down into a lightish bitter with touch of strawberry jam sweetness. Fine
Rune (8341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, half hand pull at Cask & Barrel Southside in Edinburgh. Nitro creamy, white head atop of a clear, copper coloured body. Mid sweet malts and herbal hops to the nose. Flavoured with malts and leafy hops. Nice bitter tail. Drying palate. Satisfying, 30.11.2010.
DruncanVeasey (7308) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpull, The Malt Shovel, Northampton. Still but lacing straw. Slight peach, cherrystone and alcohol aroma. Dry and woodsy; plenty of alcohol presence. Still and slight with fruit and wood, abrupt dry finish. Unrounded.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From the Bottle at Chris O’s, GBBF Week 09/08/2008
White head. Fruity aroma. Bronze golden coloured and hazy in appearance with a little dryness in a crisp malt finish.
johndoughty (4057) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Slightly cloudy and yellow appearance. Some bitterness and left lots of lacing. Slightly acidic which was a bit off putting.
MiP (13724) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
1.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 1/20
Bottle, 4.8%. Citric/sour aroma. Cloudy/muddy orange colour. Sour flavour, strangely bitter lemon
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled at Monks Cafe, Stockholm. Pours out in a hazy orange color with afluffy white foam. Rounded aroma of lemon, soil and mild spices. Medium-bodied with notes of honey, Seville oranges, almonds lemon-peels and grapefruit. Dryish finish of grass and lemon with touches of almonds and soil.
omhper (19792) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm. Cloudy deep golden, minimal head. Milky lemony nose. Dry and tart, quite hoppy with lots of grass and grapefruit. Somewhat smokey with citric bitterness that starts early. Bears signs of infection in it’s infancy.
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2008
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
A Mes rate: bottle at Chris O’s Post GBBF Tasting.
Cloudy orange with a thin white head. Spicy, fruity and infected. I’m done.