Finn (4514) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak 6 Nov 12. Mørk brun. Nesten ikke skum. Forsiktig karamellaroma. Smaken vassen. Litt malt med fruktige undertoner. Svakt syrlig ettersmak.
Rune (8730) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Served in a mug from cask at Southampton Arms, half-pint shared with Finn. Deep, amber brown body under a bright naked surface. Smell of resin and caramel malts. Semi-sweet malts added by resinous bitterness in the flavour that continues throughout the drink. On the average level (London, 06.11.2012).
madmitch76 (16552) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
6th December 2011
Cask at Pigs Ear. Clear dark brown beer. No real head. Light dry palate. Mild minerals. Reasonably well balanced. A little toffee malt and tangy orange marmalade hops. Semi dry finish with mild bitterness.
foxo82 (758) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Half pint at The Southampton Arms, Highgate Road, London. A mid-brown with minimal head. Mild, slightly smokey aroma. A short, bitter taste with hints of salami and ginger. A little watery in the mouth but quite smooth.
omhper (20328) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Pig’s Ear Beer Festival, London. Clear nut brown. Nutty and salty with some burnt caramel. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel and salty woody bitterness.
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Euston Tap, Euston NW1. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.
FatPhil (9818) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask (Southampton Arms, RBESG2011 Saturday)
Chocolatey aroma, nice and roasty. Dark, but flat. Simple roast, a touch of appley retronasals. Flat palate, finish has little more than the roast. Went downhill after the aroma, probably a little tired.
Svesse (6634) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Euston Tap, Euston, London, 21 July 2011) Reddish amber colour with brief, beige head. Malty, toasty nose with caramel, dried fruit and dusty hops. Malty, toasty taste with notes of caramel, dark bread, dried fruit and a fairly dry finish with a balanced bitterness. Medium body. Quite nice.
Leighton (12627) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours a clear, golden-brown with a creamy, white cap. Plenty of nuts in the nose, some coffee and toasted malts, interestingly enough. Light sweet flavor, lots of straight nuts, some hazelnut and almond more specifically, bit of brown sugar and mild earth. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Light roast to finish, yet more nuttiness, mild sugar, some dry roast bitterness, light earthy and herbal hops. Nice.
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask (handpump) @ Southampton Arms, 139 Highgate Road, London, Greater London, England NW5 1LE.
Clear medium amber colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.