Jukkabro (3485) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark coppery colored with little yellow head. Hopped and floral aroma with brown sugar and lemon. Medium bodied. Flavor is even more sweet with caramelly chocolate notes, lemon also comes up. Aftertaste is flowery with some perfumy tones, good casked ale.
jackl (3476) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ The Angel JDW. Woah, Greene King whale watch!! The pour’s deep amber with a tiny head. The nose is spiced fruit cake, ginger powder, some of that distinct GK yeastiness. The taste is plum, brown bread. Acidic red apple tang. General mineral. More yeast. Leather. Dry finish. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, actually not terrible. One of GK’s better ones...
bluevegie (3029) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brilliant clear, reddy amber body with short lasting off-white head. Thin toffee flavours in the taste, smooth, balanced, dried fruit, resiny, alcohol warmth on the finish.
gam (2908) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good head darrk amber coloured pour,okay carbonation malty aromas dark fruit hint and vanilla.Flavour toffee raisin a good bitter some tang spice like pepper maybe nutmeg,good british ale,finish spicy malty good bitter good taste.
JohnRMurdoch (2701) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ The Sir John Moore (JDW). Toffee grassy malt aroma. Medium brown colour with a good foamy beige head. Strong sweet grassy toffee malt flavour. Quite smooth.
wimpyjoe (2271) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Noticeably strong and sweet like ales of this type in both aroma and taste. Copper golden with a bubbly head.
Aniela (2230) - Skövde, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. Deep amber beer with a medium offwhite head. Nice spicy, caramell, fruity aroma and flavour with some bitter hops.
ALLOVATE (2221) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 21, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a bright and radiant tawny copper interspersed with a sparse array of minute bubbles. Compact and tight off-white crown has a satiny sheen to it, holds and laces well. Heavily nutty and rusty nose with licks of dust, old oak barrels, barnyard stale malt, toffee and burnt toast. Quite sweet in the mouth, lots of toffee and caramelised sugars, earth, dust, astringent, tannic malts and heaps of rusty notes in back with an odd lubricating buttery edge. Swallow is just a continuation of the problem. Burnt toast is pronounced mid-palate and in the aftertaste. Frothy, foamy mouthfeel, good body but not big or consuming. Finishable but sadly not pleasurable. Gone is the ’Abbot’! (50cL, no date stamp [fresh shipment], Cellarrations Kinross)
Gethinbeer (2025) - Musky, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Strong rich malt aroma with caramel. Thin white head. Flavour brings up the caramel, toffee and malt. Smooth texture with a hint of fruit. Warming delicious ale.
sic1314 (1984) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
In Archibald Simpson. Copper coloured with a generous white head. Aroma of caramel malt with some nuttiness. Medium to full body.