JohnRMurdoch (4366) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ The Counting House JDW. Golden amber colour, good head. Citrus resin hop aroma. Fruity hop flavour. Smooth with bitter aftertaste. This is a good one.
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Beermoth. Aroma is pine pot pourri crossed with a fresh flowery summer meadow.. lots of citrus & pine with a resinous aftertaste.. not too full on mind, but a very fresh juicy beer nonetheless.
chinchill (4270) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle served in a small tulip.
Appearance: Clear amber like a lager.
Pungent herbal hoppy aroma. Moderately bitter as expected.
Grapefruit and herbal flavor
Precisely carbonated medium body.
Garrold (4253) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Booths, Ilkley. Murky, dark gold. Film of white head. Not a looker. Doesn’t drink that great, either. It’s like a beer that’s been stored too warm. I’d have to say that one or two of the beers I last got from Booths, have been like this. I don’t think this is how it left the brewery...
jsquire (4148) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear golden color with a thin white head. Big, bright citrus and pine hop nose. This is definitely a hop head beer. The flavors include orange juice, ruby red grapefruit, pineapple, apricot jam, and some pine. Not the most balanced beer, but it is very tasty for those who want a lot of hops in beer.
daje (3999) - NORWAY - MAY 31, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at What’s Brewing 2015, day 1. Hazy orange body, medium white head. Aroma of pineapple, grapefruit, forest fruits. Taste is bitter, tropical fruits, clean and dry. Good body without being sweet. Refreshing hoppy finish, same tropical theme lasting.
MrTipple (3587) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Creamy citrus fruits, grapefruit, lemon milkshake, grain malts. Slightly hazy, dark gold, small, frothy, white head. Light bitter. More creamy citrus fruits, grapefruit again, sherbet lemon, bitterness intensifies, soft carbonation. Fantastic Golden Ale, excellent citrus fruits in aroma and palate. Cask at GBBF16, Olympia.
abemorsten (3565) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Uklar lys gyllen kropp med hvit film. Smøraktige tropiske frukter og stikkelsbærsyltetøy. Fruktig og aromatisk smak med en god bitterhet. Medium fylde. Delt 0,33 l flaske på RBHD-samling på Fridtjoffen, august 2015.
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pale golden with white head. Thick aroma, pineapple, gooseberry, mango, grapefruit, bubblegum, banana, slight clash of notes. Taste has quite resinous hops, gooseberry. Slightly oily with a clean slightly bitter finish. Some very nice elements but a bit odd for me
jamestulloch (3428) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 28, 2013 Aroma: Mango and kiwi notes. Sweet caramel.
Appearance: Completely clear light golden body with a thin, pure white head. Light carbonation.
Taste: Very hoppy with a tropical fruit flavour. Pine resin in there too. Dry, bitter finish.
Palate: Medium body with a sticky mouthfeel. Soft carbonation.
Overall: One for hop heads. Lovely sticky resin and fruit flavours. Arguably Hawkshead’s finest beer.