andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear brown with off white foam leaving mild-medium lace. Aromas of toasted malts, earthy, floral, bread, and a nice faint sweetness. Flavours of roasted malt, earthy, floral, caramel, mild-medium bitterness.
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, Morrisons. Lacking any discernible aroma, but has a soft sweet palate, with good biscuity malt, clean light citrus and a berries and brown sugar finish Not what I expected, but pleasant enough all the same.
Stuartyboy (1435) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Geordies byre in Ayr a clean crisp beer with nice malt hop balance lemon and grapefruit prominent with slightly spicy notes smooth drinking slightly bitter finish
daniele (8009) - ITALY - DEC 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mogano buona schiuma piuttosto persistente legger maltato un toccocitrico discreto corpo amaro medio leggero biscotto toffe un leggero tostato
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Brown with a white foam Aromas are malty with raisins and lemon. Cookie dough with plummy notes. Flavours are sweet malts with brown sugar and raisins with mellow lemon. OK.
mr_h (4753) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask by handpump at Edward G Wylie, Glasgow - clear golden amber, thin off-white head, good lacing, mild fruity hop aroma with a bit of spice, sweet malty, fruity, well balanced, carbonation is quite high
jamesie1857 (1954) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml Bottle.Pours deep golden with a small off-white head.Aroma of lemon, grapefruit, grassy and spicy hops with some malty notes. Flavour is bitter and sweet with some caramel and malt. A dry finish, medium to thin body, average carbonation. Not too bad, but not very festive!
Beerhammaren (1656) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
.33l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar
Pours dark amber with low head. Aroma is dark malts, sweetnes. Flavor is dark malts, brown sugar, raisin.
johndoughty (4982) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Bronze with a small head.. Lovely refreshing fruitiness dominates.
Clean and unusual taste. Don’t really see it as a winter beer but its still rather unusual and quite easy to drink.
stravale (2778) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 13, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Aldi 121112
Copper amber, clear, bubbly thin white head
Aroma - soft citrus zest, soft toasted malts
Taste - Caramel malts, bitter earthy hops, some citrus zest, toasted malts, bitter toffee malts
Palate - soft carb, medium body. Finish - bitter toasted malts with a touch of citrus, over toasted bitter long linger
Overall - Unusual mix of citrus zest and bitterish toasted malts, over bitter linger