Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: Clear amber with ivory head.
Aroma: toffee, treacle, dried fig and raisin, liquorice.
Taste: medium bitter and sour with low sweetness.
Palate: smooth coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, inferring toffee, dried fig, liquorice finish.
Comments: Very good and glass lace.
SarkyNorthener (2918) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@the imperial, walsall. Dark amber beer with medium head and excellent lacing. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is malts, caramel and a dry bitterness. The taste is a little too astringent for my liking.ok beer.
jjsint (1338) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Bankers Draft, Bedford. Golden brown, clear with not much head but decent lacing. Aroma of honey and wood. Mostly dry in the taste, a bit of bitter herb. Medium dry finish. I like it more over the course of the pint, which is a good sign. Am I warming to Grainstore? Watch this space.
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bronze-amber and bright. Complex malts - rich caramelized sugars, toastiness, and a moreish German country bread quality.
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
JDW Moon Under Water, Manchester 22 Jan 13. Gyldenbrun. Lavt tett skum. God ferskenaroma. Smaken det samme. Syrlig bitter ettersmak som varer lenge. Tørr avslutning.
RichTheVillan (4368) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; Light copper pour with big tan head, fruity aroma, taste has dried fruit a hint of caramel and a moderate bitter finish.
dEnk (4193) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ tht. Aroma is bready caramel, candy like fruity notes. Flavour is dry with big caramel, some bready rye. Nice.
MrHangover (3139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ Deans Winter Shelter Tasting, courtesy of jmgreenuk. Rutland tick, huzzah!! Pours a clear amber beer with a thin, off white head on top. Aroma is quite herbal, cinnamon and some caramel. Flavor is medium sweet with a watery mouthfeel. Quite a herbal take on the ESB style. Decent.
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured medium amber with a small white ring. Aroma of sweet berries and caramel malt. Medium body, flavour much as the aroma, cherry and a lingering bitter sweet finish.
jmgreenuk (5714) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Deans Winter Shelter Tasting. Poured a hazy medium amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a smooth malt hop palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.