Dinobrown (46) - Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle pours a golden color with nice head that leaves the glass quickly. This beer is all about the Goldings hops. It is remarkably citrusy mostly lemon. The finish is bitter but not assaulting. Refreshing.
treadyroc (149) - St. Leonard, Maryland, USA - MAR 8, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a golden glass of beer, with a white, foamy head, which dimishes quickly & pretty much completely.
Very hoppy, but smooth, & if it were as carbonated, it would very much remind me of a Heineken. However, this Scottish brew is much more of a bitter than a lager, & much more flavorful.
gunnfryd (12953) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Golden colour with white head.Aroma of malt and hops, Flavour has a hint of pine and malt and hops
rsmeds (228) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 5, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear yellow (rather than gold), with a small foamy white head.
Citrusy sourish, fruity aroma of lemon and flowery hops. Sweetish, and faintly wheaty.
Fruity lemon returns in flavor, but somewhat dryer and subdued. Distinct flowery bitter hop in finish, leaving a bitter and slightly fruity aftertaste.
Very smooth, pleasantly light carbonation. Quite interesting and fairly enjoyable.
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark golden color, medium sized lasting white head. Citrus, hops and fine bitterness in aroma. Medium bodied. Citrus and malty fruits come up in flavor, ending is strongly hopped and bitter. Aftertaste lasts.
HogTownHarry (6322) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (500ml). Clear pale gold, large foamy-rocky white head. Very hoppy aroma, pleasant funky UK hops (I recognize Goldings and others), a hint of citrus tartness, some hessian and iodine seashore notes, old tarry rope and dried boards. Taste is lightly lemony, but otherwise a very subtle and dry bitter, mildly astringent and on the flat side - extremely easy to drink, pint after pint of this would go down smooth and easy on a patio with friends. Nobody does the milds like the brit --- uh, UK --- brewers.
Tobias10 (99) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2006
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden, refreshing, loads of hops with an almost herbal flavour, very easy to drink. Fabulous
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2006
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a brilliant pale gold with a snow white creamy head. A small amount of bubbles rising to the top give a bit of shimmer to the beer. Mild herbal hop aroma with a lemon twist. Initial citrus sweetness opens your eyes wide, and an earthy or herbal hop dryness wipes you out. I can see myself on my first on my first trip to Great Britain enjoying myself with several of these. My wife growing impatient with each pint. Oh, I will not be bothered this day.
JorisPPattyn (8648) - Ursel, BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly orangeish shine in deep golden beer, small white head. Beautiful UK (!)hops nose, great nose, way more hoppish than most Scottish beers. BIt of grain in the background. Soft sweetness with a typical overlying hops taste; in the background light citrus taste, mainly orange. Refreshing beer, dry hopping is overtly clear and very welcome. In its light style, superbly achieved beer with original streaks.
bluevegie (3068) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice citrus taste in this drop, medium/light bodied but not too watery, a touch of zest and green apples. Clear orangey golden body with an average size white head. Aroma is all citrus again, not strong but quite pleasant.