presario (4709) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark amber. Good head and lots of lacing. Body is nicely balanced with a nice long woody hop note. Some wood and a bit of floral note in the aroma.
TheJestersBeer (2138) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium amber, beige head.
Fruity nose, rye bread, dried fruits, hops.
Dry, medium bodied, medium bitterness.
Malty, quite hoppy taste, yeast, rye bread, cocoa powder. (2011-11-18)
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Dark bronzed mahogany brown colour, thin cream head. RIch nose of toasted caramel, some vanilla, spiced strawberry. Palate is dry, slightly burnt, refreshing, peppery finish. Nice bitter.
CalumScotland (141) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - NOV 18, 2011
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not a fan of ruby ales but this is the best one I’ve had good taste very refreshing
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 500ml (BZ, BB 07/2012)
Deep amber color, good creamy off-white head, some lace. Salty hoppy and nutty nose. Good body for this abv, although finish is a bit watery. Licorice-hoppy flavor, light lingering hoppyness. Very typical British bitter and reminds me about Fullers ESB and other Fullers bitters.
suprchunk (2346) - Crestview, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2011
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Light toffee colored pour. Small off-white head that doesn’t last at all and leaves no trace of lacing. Slight caramel aroma. Bit of malt. Dry mouth. Sweet. Carbonic. Slight roastiness.
MoritzF (8590) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) Clear, dark amber colour with a medium-sized tanned foamy head. Caramely malty aroma with spicy and subtle fruity hops. Bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied with a moderate carbonation. Toasted malty taste with present notes of caramel, accompanied by mainly fruity hops; quite dry and bitter-sweet finish with a lasting hoppy tail. 03.IX.11
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at The Centurion, Newcastle. Pours an amber colour with a thick beige head. Aroma of caramel, barley and black pepper. Flavours of roasted barley, toast and caramel with a nice bitter finish. Somewhat foamy mouth-feel. Lovely.
omhper (19976) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Near clear copper colour, rich firm head. Spicy hop aroma. Dry and crisp with light, firm body. Slighty piny with light notes of peat, longspicy bitterness. Really good!
DuffMan (7037) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 19, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, shared by Parksy. Bright amber-orange with a lively gold-tinted head. Aroma is caramel with woody and fruity nuances. Caramel flavour dominates, with nutty notes, hints of fruit, and a tea-like hop note in the very dry finish. Solid.