argo0 (11897) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 30, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl bottle. Lightly hazed light amber body topped by small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange/floral, some bread/caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit/floral, some earthy, light lemon, bread. Light-medium body, light acidity, easy drinking.
SSSteve (3902) - - DEC 24, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. just a hint of haze with a dark gold color under a very large fluffy white head. a mix of sweet malts, honey, and floral hops. smooth and creamy palate. flavor is bitter with some dry lemony hops. finishes quick with just a hint of lemon and honey aftertaste.
smcolw (567) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 12, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Orange-amber color with a definitive chill haze. Moderate Belgian lace. Modest head, even though the beer bubbled over when opened.
Malty with oak undertones. Mild hop bitterness.
Far more bitter than the smell would indicate. Dry finish with a lasting hop bite. Round mouthfeel with liberal carbonation. Surprisingly little malt flavor.
drpimento (2395) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 3, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Ok bitter. Poured with a medium off-white head and a little lace. Color is a very slightly hazy amber. Aroma is nice with spicy, herbal, evergreen, a little yeast and good hop and malt. Flavor is much more dominated by the hop bitterness with the malt backing it up; other components kind of rounding it all out. Decent body and carbonation. Finish is fairly bitter. Could be a session.
Alphadelic (1860) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very honeyed aromas with hints of almond and walnut. In the mouth it has bright honey flavours and toffee apples, with a long finish of straw-like British hops. The finish lingers for a grand length of time.
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the wenlock arms. Alround rating: Nutty, sweet malt character, grassy hay hop. A very straightforward bitter.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A Mes rate. Gravicask at Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Golden brown with no head. Sweet fruity malt with a really pleasing burnt character. Late bitterness. Nice enough, just one dimensional.
MitchWayne (263) - Kokkola, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A bitter that didn’t hold back on the bitterness, hops are present both in the aroma and the taste and all in all this was refreshing.
Rune (8923) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Half from gravicask at London Drinker BF 08. Dark golden body under a thin white head. Aromatic nuances of malts and fruity hops. Bitter fruit accented flavour followed by bready malts and nuts. Hop bitterness in a nice finish. Well made best bitter (evening session, 13.03.2008).
Superhoops (3) - Whitton, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2007 does not count
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very acceptable drinking bitter. Clean, crisp taste. Good session beer. Slightly high at 4.2% but definitely worth trying a pint or two!