TimE (4885) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
hazy amber color. Lots of apricots, and earthiness. Woody. Dry full bodied, hops are much more present than in the bitter. Well balanced and rounded
Dudar (108) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAY 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rich fruity nose, raisins, toffee. low to med body, low carbonation, taste chewy toasty malts, raisins, caramel, earthy minerally bitterness, clean finish. Nice
beer4eternity (212) - Tauranga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 1, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Galbraith’s Alehouse, Auckland. Mahogany hue, mine had no head or lacing or carbonation. Very nice aromas especially ripe fruit/fruit cake, toffee, citrus. Balanced sweet and bitter taste, medium to full body, oily texture, flat. Cant wait to go back for another. Galbraith’s is the best reason I can think of to go to Auckland!
davidm (2068) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 2, 2010
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at brewhouse. Top-class real ale. Earthly aromas, with apple and caramel. Sweet long-lasting flavour, with bitter finish. Oily palate, and medium body. Red colour, with a thin, fizzy head.
phaleslu (9255) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the brewpub. Pours a deep brown amber with a small eggshell white head. Sweet malts and caramel on the nose, as well as aromatic hops, fruit, and a rich earthiness. Hoppy, earthy, sweet flavor. Medium bodied. Bitter- the best of the three bitters I tried at Galbraith.
kwik-lime (1647) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice copper colour, well balanced bitter with a hoppy taste and a hint of citrus. Good beer.
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Galbraith’s Alehouse, Auckland. Pours amber with a creamy white head. This has a good malt backbone for a bitter, and was well balanced with fruity hops. A decent drop from the hand pump.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask) Clear, dark amber with a lacing, off-white head. Lovely fruity aroma. Quite full-bodied with a soft mouth feel and a low carbonation. Lots of dry caramel notes - perhaps even a little burned. Some fruit and vitamin notes. A fairly bitter finish. A very solid ESB. 070208
bozoNZ (758) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 25, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted 11/06. Sweet malty caramel aroma, Lovely red/brown/copper colour poured with alovely full head. Complex from the outset. Delicious malt / hop combinations, a fruit/nut smorgasboard. Bitter sweet, great finish, If this was all I drunk for the rest of my life I’d be quite content
xanti (1) - USA - DEC 12, 2007 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
love it! great taste and after taste , plenty of hops - well done papa smurf (the brewer) .
kiwi hops ? not likely !!