KnutAlbert (6124) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Gunmakers, London.
Copper clor, small head.
Fine balance of malt and hops,
Fruity, smooth, subtle bitter finish.
Not outstanding, but a proper English bitter that can also be enjoyed in quanitities.
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Cask) Clear amber golden with a tiny off-white head. Soft, fruity nose. Light body with some fruit and notes of vitamin-C. Very discreet bitterness. 120908
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Cask at stand 35 on EBF 2008, on Saturday September 13)
Clear copper color, small white head. Bitter, sweet, malty taste. Sweet malty scent, some alcohol. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Dry finish.
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a bubbly white head. Mild spiced and hoppy aroma. Smooth bitter and fruity hops base flavour. Mild fruity and hoppy finish. Nice one.
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear deep amber wit tiny off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with caramel notes. Sweet flavour with toasted malt, caramel and floral hops. Ends mild bitter.
greenmanalishi (479) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Charters, Peterborough. fairly flavoursome, malty bitter that is smooth, well-balanced and very drinkable without being anything special. better memories of having in from cask than previous bottled experience though.
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Trumpet, Evesham. Like the bottled version, this is a deep amber, almost copper coloured beer with a sweet fruit aroma. Fruity malt dominates the flavour although the finish is more hoppy.
joe19612 (1861) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Eagel and Child, Oxford. Poured a lovely amber colour with small, off-white head. The beer has a sweet taste with some citric notes and a hint of apples or pears. Plenty of fruit in the finish. A very clean beer and well made.
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2008
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Handpulled cask at JDW Watford. Dark amber with a weak off-white head. Quite full flavoured with caramel malt and hops. Not bad at ali!
doubelknv3 (990) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasting notes from Hook Norton brewery and Banbury beer festival. Amber with an off-white head. Caramel, fruit, and nut aroma notes. Caramel, dark fruit, and mild hop notes to finish. Mild bitter finish.