mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
[5972-20131020] Cask. Mild toasted grains aroma has a bit of a candied note. Slightly hazy, bright orange red body with a quick bubbly white head. Bitter orange fruit flavour has a long bitter aftertaste. Medium body is fairly bitter. Good, nice bitter. (7/3/7/4/15) 3.6
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)
Iznogud (1207) - CROATIA - NOV 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Thomson’s Bar, Edinburgh. Pours orange with white head. Fruity and citric hoppy, toasty malts. Medium body, dry finish.
jamestulloch (1730) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Judith Glue. Clear golden body with a thin off-white head. Average carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of wet dog, Rich Tea biscuits and grapefruit. Flavour of pink grapefruit and biscuit. Very bitter. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Bitter and very refreshing.
SaintMatty (5648) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (Abbotsford, Edinburgh) - Amber in colour. Peach, tea and sultanas in the aroma. Biscuity and fruity taste with peach, toffee and dried apricot detected.
zacgillbanks (2740) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. This is a golden beer with a bitter, earthy, grassy flavour, toffee notes, citrus and orange with peppery hops and pine on the finish.
Oakes (13065) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber colour. Slightly fruity hop aroma w some light crystal or biscuity malt character. Sweetish and a fair bit if crystal chewiness, along with a slightly earthy hop accent. Good pale, if a bit on the intense side.
madmitch76 (16572) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
15th February 2014
Scopey 5K Tasting in deepest Croydonia. Thanks to Paul for another delve in to his stash. Clear gold - amber beer. Small bubbly white head. Palate is light and dry and slightly soft. Light airy pale malt. Good citric peel and orange marmalade. Grapefruit and a touch of lemon. Light finish. Satisfying.
maneliquor (3365) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Scopey’s 5000th rate. Cheers to the host for a rare Scot find. Pours clear orange with a white head. Nose is tangy oranges, plenty of citrus fruits and limey zest. Taste is very tangy and dough forward with an orange and lime feel to it. Balanced and crisp. Sessionable stuff
Scopey (7884) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2014 Bottle at home. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The nose is earthy, grainy, dough, must and toasted grass. The taste is doughy, crisp, bitter, grassy, earth, citrus peel, wood and pepper with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. All comes together pretty well. Alright.
Radek Kliber (6572) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Where and how: Cask Days 2013
Aroma medium intense, slightly musky hop, tad bitter rawness. Semi dry feel that worked well in this case.
Top: medium plus top , rocky.
Base: poured as hazed amber gold.
Palate : medium bodied ale , smooth, drinkable. Lighter carbonation as per proper cask. Longer than average finish.
Taste: front accented with apple , toasty malts. Nice milder yet fairly present hop feel. Slight astringency on sides. .
Other notes nice brew.