Rune (8493) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Half pint, cask at Rook and Gaskill. Clear copper coloured body. Naked surface, poor lacing. Aroma of brown malts, slightly roasted. Taste of roasted dark malts with caramel to the fore. Some leafy bitterness to a malt-fruity ending. Smooth on the swallow. Well bodied for the low abv (York 11.07.2014).
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Fox & Goose Beer Festival, Hebden Bridge. Copper with a very small head. Has a floral berry sweet aroma. Is a higher bitterness ale.
Osprey87 (2049) - WALES - MAY 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Draft House, as ’Navigator’, new branding. Hazy, cloudy, dirty dark orange or brown, big bubbly white head, no lacing. Aroma - musty earth, ash, toffee. Body is medium, touch of carbonation. Taste - more ash and earth, soft bitterness.
s_hartshorne (1770) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask west riding dewsbury. Hazy copper colour ok white head lacing. Aroma is malty peppery. Taste is same some caramel decent dry hop finish. Medium body. Decent bitter.
mR_fr0g (3976) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask gravity at the battersea beer fest. Amber colour. Berry hedgerow hop aroma. Bisciity caramel malt light fruit hop. A bit bland. Thin minerally palate.
Fin (7692) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had this at The Hop Pole, Aylesbury, Bucks, Tuesday 12th November 2013 Pours copper in colour, clear as a mountain stream with a slim white head. Floral and also vanilla in mouth, soft in mouth, bit sweet. There is a steady bitterness but it also has a creamy vanilla custardy type fkavour, ok. A6 A5 T6 P3 Ov12 3.2
kerenmk (2593) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the CAMRA York Beer and Cider Festival, 21.9.2013. Clear dark golden with foam and bubbles. Hops, diluted honey, floral aroma, mildly bitter, a little grassy taste. Medium body, a little carbonated, bitter finish. Nice.
imdownthepub (10651) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Orange amber with white head. Fruity malts to the fore in this one, bready then peachy in nature. Maybe a touch of earthy, twiggy hop, but its mostly about the malt. Reasonable.
Scopey (7437) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Lyric soho (as navigator, 3.9%). It pours clear amber with a thick beige head. The nose is earth, wood, leather, toast and brown bread. The taste is earth, wood, toast, rather high bitterness (esp. given the style), leather, resin and subtle dried fruit with a dry, bitter finish. Light-medium body and soft carbonation. I imagine this has undergone a bit of a recipe tweak since other reviews i.e. more hops! Nice hopped-up bitter.
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. Deep orangeish amber colour with a small off-white fluffy head. Aroma is fruity and floral notes with some mild wooden notes. Flavour is bitter fruity and floral with some hints of berries and caramel and toffee. Wooden and floral hoppyness in the finish. Quite mouthdrying.