nimbleprop (7161) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a clear copper with a lacing white head. Interesting malty aroma with just a hint of aromatic hops. Malty, bitter flavor. Clean, watery finish.
Grovlam (4205) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 500 ml. Ambries colour with a light thin head. Very interesting and well balanced beer. First impression was that it had a bitter taste, but it is really much more complex. Smooth and very drinkable. Thought it was somewhat dry and malty. Nice and different finish.
Stefano (1951) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange, clear, white head. Light, fruity, low hop aroma. Tasted bitter but was masked well by roasted flavors. I enjoyed this one.
Illini08 (542) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 29, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a light copper color with tons of carbonation on the side of my glass. Mild hop aromas. This is a well balanced session beer. My main complaint is that its overly carbonated. Solid session beer though.
Tranquillity (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2006
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Deep brown colour. Just like fullers Discovery, the aroma is full of flowers but itís not as full. Wonderfully complex, very malty. Good hoppy balance in the finish.
VeloVampire (625) - Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2008 500 ml can - Pours a beautiful amber with a huuuuge thick creamy white head. Aroma mainly of malts, with some hops to balance. Very thin mouthfeel with almost no carbonation. Flavour is largely dominated by the malt, but there is a very pleasant balancing/bittering undertone of lemony hops from start to finish, and the hops remain after the malt has faded. Very nice.
bitbucket (2165) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours a clear bright amber with a thick but diminishing off-white head that produces some lace. Aromas of toffee and grassy hops. Medium body. The taste is nutty, with withe toffee and grapefruit. Crisp finish with some piney notes.
patrick767 (3951) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 18, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft - Pours copper with a moderate head and an aroma of caramel malt and mild hops. The flavor is moderately hoppy with a nice malt balance, a medium body, and a dry, hoppy finish. Quality.
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
shared with a mate in Kenilworth: copper orangish in color. Nice malt and hop aroma. Flavor is very balanced with a nice bit of hop flavor which imparts some piney and citrussy notes. medium bodied. Nice bitter.
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2006
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: APR 10, 2009 UPDATE: One of those new-fangled 330ml bottles from Tesco designed to wean lager drinkers onto crap watery bitters. OK musky herbal hop, toffee and faint orange aroma once heated. Honey, caramel, soggy paper, liquorice and aniseed hints. Seriously missing any of the fruitiness and body of its cask counterpart. Dead slicked tawny amber. Ridiculously overrated, and not just by me.
(ORIGINAL RATE) Buttery caramel malt aroma with hints of fruit and roast. Crystal clear red body with a thin white head that vanishes quickly. Toasted malt, juicy fruit, maybe a drop of honey. Much more assertive hop bitterness than the draught version. Fantastic length and complexity for the style. But the greatest thing about this beer is that delicate fresh-breadiness that lingers in the nostrils long after youíve swigged it. Delicious and insanely drinkable stuff. 737315