niquillis (2307) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Tesco. A malty dark ale, slightly over carbonated. Average but drinkable.
greenmanalishi (517) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Nutty, woody malt flavours. Toast. A dry treacly flavour too. Little thin for my liking.
Egg4Goff (19) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. OK. Lovely dark brown colour with tan head. Deep roast aroma and a malty flavour. Little evidence of the advertised hoppiness. Full bodied and flat with a long finsh.
Miksu (5033) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.5 l bottle from K-Länsiväylä Jyväskylä, thanks hanniku!. Amber color. Sweetish aroma with nuts, resiny hops and orange. Sweetish, nutty, biscuity and mildly hoppy flavor with fruity and resiny hops and some bitterness in finish. Not completely fresh (BB March 2011).
Bullit (4307) - Burgos, SPAIN - JAN 16, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Morrisons. Aroma of caramel malts, some grass. Flavour is caramel malts, a bit nutty. Not too well.
tlind2 (1431) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2010
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
500 ml bottle. Copper color, off-white head. Vanilla and malt aroma. Bitter flavor with wood, roasted malts and some metallic notes. Dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation. It’s not bad, but it could use some extra body.
BeerBaboon (1832) - FINLAND - NOV 23, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Reddish brown. Big off white head. Caramel and and a bit of cream aroma. Flavour is caramel, a hint of cream coffee. dark fruits and grass with metallic notes.
BeerViking (3585) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a deep auburn with a big beige head, nose of treacle toffee and plums, good balance of sweet and bitter on the palate with plum and burnt marmalade notes, then a bitter and slightly dusty finish. Decent but not inspired.
lusikka (7624) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. Rated @ 21.5.2010.
Pours a clear copper colour with a small white head. Caramel malts, citrus and mild hops on the nose. Flavour of the same elements with some nuts. Medium bodied, watery mouthfeel. Average, like the other Joseph Holt beers I’ve tasted.
shrubber85 (9607) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Plum and barley malt aroma. Clear amber color with small head. Sweet barley malt and moderately bitter grass hops. Very good beer.