gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - JUL 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle, bb 04jan14. Allowed to stand for 10 mins after opening.
Beer temp 13 deg C. ar: nutty, mild citric hop. ap: slight haze, copper, long-lasting head. ta: medium sweetness and bitterness. pa: medium body, oily texture, carbonation lively-average. Finish: reasonable bitterness, sticky coating.. Overall: Good beer, taste improved by leaving bottle open for a while, even a day.
deanso (6712) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
50cl bottle from ABCBeers.
Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Malty aftertaste with a slight bitter aftertaste.
BlazerT (280) - POLAND - MAY 2, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep amber with big, light white, semi-densed head. Moderate head retention, medicore lacing. The malty (caramel, dough) aroma, with pretty noticable medium nuts and light dark fruits aroma. Taste is light bitter, caramel, berries, earthy and some light milk chocolate. Ligh to medium body, medium carbonation. Notthe best ESB I’ve drank.
anders37 (19478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico SW1. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hints of dark fruit. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.
Mr_Pink_152 (1993) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from Gloucester Services. Amber colour with a white head. Malty ago a and sweet caramel. The taste is also a touch sweet.
AshtonMcCobb (4067) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl.
Appearance - amber with a generous head.
Nose - gentle toffee and very light raisins.
Taste - nuts, biscuits then gets richer. Maybe going as far as dark fruit. Light spice.
Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy yet crunchy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - good example of the style. Complex but drinkable.
allmyvinyl (6585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from the brewery online shop. Pours clear copper, thin off-white head. Aromas of stewed apples, light caramel. Taste is very apple-y, sweet. Some faint nut notes. Bit fresh maybe?
dchad56 (149) - - FEB 22, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slight aroma - Darkish amber with half inch head, little carbonation. Slight ting on tongue. Good drinkable bitter - enjoyed.
teorn88 (3630) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at WHOAF 2014, London. It pours a clean golden color with a large white head. Aroma is bread dough, caramel and grass. Taste is lightly sweet with notes of milk chocolate, grass and caramel. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Overall, ok bitter
daniele (6656) - ITALY - DEC 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle Ambrata leggermente velata non molta schiuma buona persistenza naso maltato lieve fruttattato sottobosco una lieve nota tostata buone dosa maltata secchezza media discreto finale luppolato
Theydon_Bois (12864) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the 32nd WHOAF, 21/11/14.
Clear chestnut brown with a moderate beige covering.
Nose is nutty, dark fruits, leather, light spice, dates.
Taste comprises dark fruit rinds, figs, astringent bitterness, peach, faint tropical fruit, spice.
Medium body, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent enough cask affair.