ruigo (2079) - PORTUGAL - FEB 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl bottle. Clear copper colour with a off-white head that rapidly vanishes. Caramel, tart, dates and malts in the aroma. Taste is more on the sweet side with some tart notes and a dry and light astringent finish. Overall, a very nice beer.
loco_gallego (217) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 17, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ambrée orangée, translucide. Bonne mousse blanc-cassé persistante avec gros lacings.
Maltage sucré caramel et un peu toasté. Petit houblonnage sur le pin. Fruitée (banane?). Alcool bien présent mais accompagne bien. On sent que c’est du lourd.
En bouche bien sucrée. Houblonnage fin, avec une amertume en fin qui balance un peu le fort côté sucré. Très complexe et gros caractère.
tricksta_p (3155) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, brown sugar, dried fruits, raisins. Flavour is medium sweet with a light bittersweet finish. Sweet, but pretty tasty.
miggle (306) - Fürth, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Red color, minimal head. Strong malty taste combined with caramel and herbs. Taste is very sweet, has caramel and a touch of fir or spruce. Some bitterness in the end.
Rob_D_UK (1345) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
An amber beer with light orange head. The aroma is malty sweet with notes of fruit, wood, and spices. The flavour is sweet and strong coming from a great malt blend.
Florya (1560) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
How: Bottle Appearance: clear dark golden, minimal head Aroma: honey, fruits, herbs Palate: medium body, low carbonation.
mR_fr0g (8295) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared with Sarah at home picked up from Sainsbury ’s/ Aroma is raisin and sweet malts with some English yeast esters. Flavour is composed of sweet dark unrefined sugars, melanoidin sugars, rounded nutty amber malts. Sweet dark dried fruits and raisin. Palate is pretty sweet and full bodied, moderate carbonation. Another London tick! Pretty good malt forward beer, good English yeast character.
Zlotta (1587) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
0,5 l bottle, best before 19/11/2015. Crystal clear, mahogany with a thick, foamy, stable, tan head. Looks absolutely perfect. Lovely and strong, malty aroma of prunes, molasses, and candy sugar with hints of tobacco and coffee. Sweetish taste of molasses and candy sugar with hints of prunes, coffee and sweet, dark cherries. The finish is medium bitter with still much sweetness in the background. Quite long-lasting, rather alcoholic and warming. Very pleasant though. Medium to full body, chewy, creamy mouthfeel, flat carbonation. Very deep and complex beer that is full of different aromas. My favourite beer of Fuller’s so far!
lobs_ols (452) - LATVIA - JAN 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2015 Clear crimson, strong white head. Caramel, dried fruit and light roastiness on the nose. Full-bodied, balanced bitterness and delightful sweetnesa. Finishes bittersweet and warming finish. Nice, what!
jjsint (2127) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Dark golden brown, a fair bit of carbonation. Earthy aroma with honey and brown sugar. Sweet taste with a balancing bitter hop. Finish and aftertaste are a bit too bitter for this type of beer. Medium body. Warming palette, but tastes less alcoholic than it is. Pretty good, but has its faults. I expected more to be honest.