Wulfstan (509) - California, USA - NOV 8, 2007
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2008 This is a deep amber with a short but dense, long-lasting light tan head that leaves a little lacing. The aroma is faintly caramelly/toasty malt with flowery hops, nuts, leaves, pine, earth, and hint of fruit. The taste is a full caramelly, malty body with flowery, earthy, hops, faint fruitiness, hint of nuts and pine, a perfectly balanced bitterness with sweetness, followed by a long, smooth finish that slides over the toungue, leaving a nice toasted grain aftertaste. It’s smooth, drinkable, but very tasty: very satisfying and what I would expect and want from a good bitter. It has a perfect sweet-bitter balance with both traits persistent simultaneously.
Ampers99 (2) - - AUG 23, 2001 does not count
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Abbot is a difficult beer to rate. I must stress that these marks only count if the pub has a very good cellarman, and the beer has sat in the barrel for at least 48 hours in the pub before putting on tap.
FUNK (120) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2001
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
I love this beer. Its brown and creamy with a good head. Evident malt flavors with nice hop balance. I got it for about $10 a four pack and i will get it again.
Alexus (240) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2011
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
500ml bottle @ home. Pours a 2cm head which reduces to a small white rim along the edge. Clear light amber in color. Aromas of sweet malts, toffee, and light spices from the hops. Tastes of rich caramel malts, toffee, and some sweet licorice in the finish. Medium bitterness. I really enjoyed this ale.
BrockLandersLS (109) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 9, 2002
4.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
A great english bitter. Its thick with a soild unique flavor that is at once classic and inventive in its flavor. Any fan of english bitters are in for a REAL treat!
Futch 499 (5) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2001 does not count
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I like this beer. Haven’t drank enough beer from both draught and can to compare the tastes, but if it only gets better with the draught I’ll be back to post a five star when I have some on tap. It has a real nice flavor. Slightly smoky and sweet. Great appearance.
JohnnyOlhus (43) - Amager (Copenhagen), DENMARK - AUG 20, 2001
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: APR 16, 2007 Nice clear amber colour with a fine white head. Fruit aroma with notes of toffee. Nice crisp flavour of caramel and fruit. Good hoppy bitterness. Very fine balanced. One of my favorites!
Grzesiek79 (3307) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 24, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
cereal, toast, resin, cheese, basement aromas, cooked vegetables, smoke, cough drop, butterscotch, orange, sparkling, frothy, medium sweetness, very bitter, umami, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish, bitter,
tupungato (48) - POLAND - JUN 24, 2014
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
500 ml poured from a bottle.
Pretty nice ale with large yellowish head dissipating quite soon. Medium caramel aroma.
Medium bitter taste. Just a little sour. A little.
Trappist (284) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 23, 2002
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Thanks to dogbrick, I was able to recieve one of these ales. It is tasy stuff with a nice gold color. Light and smooth with a slight bitterness that I like.