niquillis (1913) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, - JUN 13, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2014 Bottle 500ml from Cross Stobs Bottle Stop, Barrhead. This really is an excellent bottled ale. Caramel with a bitter finish. Slightly more carbonation than I like, extremely enjoyable.
Doesn’t disappoint on cask, Hopinn, Newcasle under Lyme on 15/9/14.
teorn88 (3989) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Backlog rating. Cask at CPK, London. It pours a It pours a clean copper color with small off-white head. Aroma is biscuity and grainy, with light bread and spices. Taste is medium crispy and lightly sweet, with grains, caramel and biscuit. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, decent bitter
Towey1989 (804) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear pale amber colour with a foamy off white head. Aroma is fruity of red berries, strawberry jam, biscuit, some honey, very subtle pine and slight herbal hops. Taste of strawberry jam, red berries, a little cranberry, some honey, caramel and slight herbal hops. Light bodied and a slightly oily texture. A sweetish, fruity, strawberry finish. This is quite sweet for a ESB, very fruity with only a subtle bitterness. Good but lacks balance.
Mortlach (1383) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 5, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Handpump @Bir&Fud (Rome). Pours deep golden/light amber with a medium to little head. Aroma of solvent, grass, lemon, biscuits. Flavour is light sweet with a light bitter end. Light body, light carbonation. Forget it.
Hansen (7807) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber coloured and almost clear. Has a white head. Sweet aroma, notes of caramel. Hoppy, herbal notes. Flavor starts sweet, toasted bread and finish bitter.
Mr_Pink_152 (2145) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle from brewery via eebria. Deep gold colour with a thick foamy head. Aroma is very light malt. Taste has a touch of citrus and malt.
chrisv10 (13133) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 4.8%. Clear dark amber with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, toasted caramel, fruit, hop and biscuit. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, toasted, fruit, hop, biscuit, medium bitter with notes of grapefruit.
Theydon_Bois (13517) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the CP&K, Pimilcow, 12/12/14.
Clear golden with a decent off white covering.
Nose is oaty, malt forward, caramel, biscuit, light spice.
Taste comprises light citric peel, wooded, light spice, biscuit malt, straw.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close.
Cuso (6262) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from a friend, many thanks Daniel. Deep golden color with medium white head. Aroma of, malt, oranges, honey, grapefruits, pines. Nice citrus hoppy bitter taste with pines, grapefruit, grapefruit zest. Solid malty backbone. Long fruity, hoppy bitter finish. Good.
gegwilson (2247) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle in the Barn, Millhouses. Amber with a good off white head. Starts quite sharp and citrusy before a malty caramel and biscuit finish. Very pleasant.
ElDesmadre (2335) - Mikołów, POLAND - NOV 10, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Toasted, tea-like malts, floral-citrusy hops and fruity notes of strawberries and blueberries. Very nice aroma, slightly minty. Malty, subtly tart, dry flavour with a not too pleasant, astringent bitterness. The flavour is nowhere near as rich as the aroma.