madmitch76 (21560) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
14th April 2016
Bottlshare at Mr Smith’s pad. Thanks to Fergus. Hazy amber beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is smooth and has decent fine carbonation. Sweetish malts, a touch of cream. Tangy ripe fruits before a sweetish light finish. A tad on the sweet side but enough here to amuse.
mR_fr0g (8518) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at Leighton’s place 14/04/2016. A hazed reddy amber coloured pour with a lasting frothy beige head. Aroma is banana bread with yeast esters, a little hint of tart berry, hint of smoke. Flavour is composed of of sweet gooey banana bread, caramel and vanilla, cakey malts. A little tart berry in the finish. Palate is medium bodied semi sweet, frothy carbonation.
teorn88 (6047) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50cl bottle shared at the mid-April tasting @Leighton’s. Many thanks to Fergus for this one. It pours a clean copper colour with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet and caramely with notes of toffee and burnt sugar. Taste is also bready and sweet with more notes of caramel and toffee. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, meh
Leighton (18075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared in W2 - thanks to Fergus. Pours lightly hazy amber with a creamy, tan head. Rich berries in the nose, plum, fig, dates, some town bread, yeast. Medium sweet flavour with more rich bread character, grapes, berries, dates. Medium bodied with average carboantion. Bready finish, with ripe berries, figs, dough, also toasty wheat. Tasty beer. Pretty well balanced.
The_Osprey (5814) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle share at Leighton’s, with thanks to Fergus. As ’Hoepfner Keller-Weizen’, 4.9%. Brown with an orange hue, opaque, lightly sparkling, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is sweet, banana ester, honeyed bread, pastry. Body is smooth, lightly foamy, light carbonation. Taste is chewed up bread, banana, dark honey, sugary. Definitely very sweet but pretty tasty too. Solid wheat beer.
Theydon_Bois (16475) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Bespin, thanks to the Watford Deutsch Projekt, 14/04/16.
Chestnut brown with a moderate beige covering.
Nose is toffee, light peppery spice, clove, yeast esters.
Taste comprises banana bread, toffee, clove, brown sugar, dates.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Decent enough German affair.
Thomas_W1 (465) - Rastatt, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Flasche 0,5l: Kastanienbraun, kräftige Trübung, etwas mittelporiger Schaum; frische Nase, fruchtige Noten, malzig, Malzzucker, leichte Röstaromen, dunkle Beeren; im Körper kräftige Malzigkeit, Malzzucker, Hefearomen, cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, leichte Röstaromen, dunkle Fruchtigkeit; langer frischer, recht malziger Nachgang
Calisky (2415) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAR 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Couleur brune sombre, forte mousse legerement beige. Nez malté, fruité banane mure. Gout malté, banane, nore caramel et pomme. Bon corps. Fin douce et fruitée. Pas trop mal
jaghana (5382) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - NOV 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 50cl, an amber brown beer with huge off white head and good retention. Nose is on light banana and toasted grain. Aroma is on sweet caramel, light chocolate, bread notes, apple touch, medium creamy, smooth, light metallic notes, pleasant, easy to drink, a bit watery.
Scopey (12008) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at a random place in Heidelberg. It pours hazy dark brown with a thick beige head. The nose is roasted, toast, sour tang, malty, raisin, sultana and cocoa. The taste is bitter-sweet, toasty, caramel, bruised banana, earth, light bitterness and banana bread with a dryish finish. Medium body and average carbonation. Solid Dunkelweizen.