Theydon_Bois (5201) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Craft Clerkenwell - 27/11/12.
Lightly hazed golden amber with a thin bubbly off white head.
Nose comprises hops, pine, bitter tropical fruits
Tastes of bitter hops, light caramel malt tones, orange, grapefruit.
Medium bodied with soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, bitter finish.
Decent cask APA.
jsquire (3228) - 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.
Scopey (4579) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Nelson Wines. It pours clear golden yellow with a bubbly white head. The nose is pine, passion fruit, grapefruit, elderflower and Welch’s grape juice. The taste is pine, straw, resin, assertive bitterness, pithy citrus, grapefruit, pepper and floral notes with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice hopped-up pale ale.
MartinT (7288) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
My Bottom Line:
This New World Pale Ale’s peppery, citrusy hop resins establish themselves on the tongue for the long run, leaving plenty of bitterness on top of suave honeyed malts.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam laces well atop the misty honey gold.
-The hop aroma was brash compared to the bright hop flavour and finish.
-Drinkability is hindered by the high intensity of the flavour profile.
-The mouthfeel is slick and professionally rendered. This was a well tendered cask as well.
On cask at Old Fountain.
Rune (6905) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the keg menu at the Hanging Bat, one third pint. Orange-gold coloured body, near-clear. Diminishing white head, fragile lacing. Inviting citrus hoppy nose. Blended flavours of pineapple and grapefruit offset by lightly sweet pale malts. Super fresh fruit bitter aftertaste. Smooth in the mouth. Medium bodied. A pleasure to drink this one (Edinburgh 11.08.2013).
superflyguy (418) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
poured a deep straw colour with a dense foamy head. lots of hoppy grapefruit in the nose and plenty of hop flavour in the mouth. a powerful bitter finish.
overall very drinkable, especially considering the ABV - which is barely detectable.
cask, old bell tavern. harrogate
madmitch76 (12098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
14th September 2011
On tap at the Craft Beer. Clear amber beer, little white head. Light semi dry palate. Some mild bitterness with nice rich marmalade fruits. Mildy sour. Semi dry finish. Good stuff!
niquillis (766) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at sir John moore, Glasgow. Pours amber with good white head. Overriding hops, grapefruit well balanced for its strength. Excellent
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Got a bitterness that’s not overpowering. Bready notes, very little head that sticks. It’s a good brew, but a little disappointing.
Ungstrup (27643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at ACBF 2012. A dark golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of hops, lemons, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, hops, and spicy hops, leading to a dry finish where a hay note lingers.