jampura (82) - FINLAND - MAY 12, 2016
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pyöreä ja pehmeä. Vaisu, viipyilevä ja vaahdoton, makeahko. Hanasta parempaa kuin pullosta.
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - MAY 7, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Malt and elegant hop atoma
Citrus and a hint of iron
Small alcohol smell in finish
Otherwise overall very good
A hint of starch or rice
mikeyo1 (654) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle @ home. Pours amber with a small off-white head. Spicy, rather sweet aroma with intense, warming caramel and toffee aroma. Also flowers, biscuits, syrup, some red berries. Great balance. Taste is dry and medium sweet with biscuits, caramel, toffee, flowers, nuts, herbs, earth, red berries and marmalade. Spicy finish with a balanced, assertive bitterness. A classic.
Vighals (3037) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gylden mot ravfarvet med høyt beige skum. Lukter honning, lett brent karamell og noe epler og røde bær. Middels fylde. Søtlig smak, kandis og karamell. Lett kort bitterhet.
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml Bottle from Tesco, Dragonville, Durham.
Pours a good-looking, ruby/amber with a bubbly, foamy, white head and soft carbonation. The aroma has caramel and toffee malts as well as ripe apples and berries. The taste is a balance of nutty and warming, biscuity malts and old-fashioned English hop flavours lending a reasonable bitterness to the finish. I expected a little more from a beer with such a great reputation - I found his to be a little bland, and flat, obviously pasteurised, although perfectly drinkable with some pleasant flavours.
AntiusII (33) - Bromölla, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: amber copper clear color. minimal white head.
Aroma: Caramel, toffe, dried fruit, apricot, raisin.
Taste: low to medium bitterness.
Palate: light to medium body. thin texture. soft carbonation. abrupt finish.
Overall: not a complex or interesting beer, but does a good job as a pub beer.
Camillica (18) - Bromölla, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper colored, foam crown that disappears quickly. Aromas of toffee, dried fruits (raisins and apricots), some roasted notes. The body of the beer feels light with a slight bitterness at the end. Drank it to chicken leg made in the oven, seasoned with chipotel, cinnamon and curry. The flavors and bitterness of the beer were raised slightly, in combination with the food.
kajser27 (1271) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 15, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Copper colored, clear, medium- white frothy head. Aroma is malty, biscuit and toffee, quite fruity. Taste is medium+ sweet malt, biscuit, some toffee, bit nutty, dried fruits, some lemon and grassy notes, orange, biscuity finish, light+ bitterness. Medium bodied, soft+ carbonation, bit creamy.
fullersfan (7) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016 does not count
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
I was raised as a teenager on this stuff. A well balanced fruity ale with body, a classic!
DylansDad (583) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 9, 2016
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Quite a nice cereal aroma with a hint of grass, hay, stonefruit and yeast, and it looks good. Taste adds a bit of green apple, a little bitter and a little spice. Body is watery and bland, which, for me, totally undermines any of the good points of this beer. Still, it’s drinkable, but not something I’d look out for.