DruncanVeasey (7309) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask handpull, The City Arms, Coventry, 13/04/12. Straw gold lacing all the way. Shaved lemon, lychee and vanilla tea aroma. Lovely soft black tea bitterness; sweet vanilla, lychee. Stood out as a very good beer, even towards the end of a fairly hop-heavy session.
fairwater (135) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ JDW. Clear pale gold. Tropical fruit aroma. Citrus and more tropical fruit to taste. Quite bitter, and lingering. Woukd be a very refreshing pint on a hot summers day, and very sessionable.
leaparsons (8258) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Highcross, Leicester. Pale gold with a thin head. Aromas are peach and grapefruit with background caramel. Some sharp lemon with bready yeast. Flavours are sweet barley lemon squash with grapefruit, pithy bitterness. Dry biscuit with floral, spicy aspects and hints of ginger. Bitter and dry to finish. Tasty for its modest strength.
stravale (2229) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ JDW Inverness
Straw colour, clear, thin white head, quite good lacing. Aroma of sweet light citrus fruits, light grapefruit, sweet pale malt. Taste of bitter citrus grapefruit, light palate sweet malts, most of the flavour in the finish. Palate - soft carb, light body, bit mouth puckering, some sour citrus, texture slightly viscous. Finish as main flavour but much more citrus bitterness, very slight biscuit. linger a bit then clears.
Ovreall - A really good beer for 3.5% with a lot of flavour at that abv.
berkshirejohn (4645) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Willow Walk (JDW), Victoria. Pale amber with a loose white head; fresh lemon aroma; crisp grapefruit flavour with a little sweetness, and a medium weight grainy body; the finish is lively with lemony citrus and a prolonged ending. Rather good.
jfb (4005) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(draught) pours a clear yellow colour with a creamy white head. aroma of lime, grass, honey and grain, quite yeasty. flavour is disappointingly grainy and yeasty, with hints of banana, gooseberries and a heavy-bitter finish. light-bodied with soft carbonation.
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Piney citrusy hops on the nose with hints of tropical fruits. Pours blonde with a thin white head. Hoppy upfront with bitter citrus peel and grassy notes, traces of pine in the finish.
Theis (13755) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at ACBF 2012. Clear golden - white head. Egg, fruity notes, herbal, tea, forrest notes, english pale, toasted, caramel notes, light grape fruits.
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at ACBF 2012.
Clear golden coloured with a small white head.
Fruity aroma of hops and grass.
Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, grass and grape fruits.
Dry hoppy finish.
dEnk (3911) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ acbf. Aroma is subtle yet intense hops, very light malt profile. Flavour is medium bitter hops, fruity spicy and flowery.