SilkTork (5162) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Railway Tavern, Bexley. Pale, mildly hoppy. Some apple, some apricot, some sourness. A few small pieces at the bottom of my glass. OK, but it’s an indifferent, amateurish sort of beer.
TBone (12333) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask @ O’Connels, Tampere
Pale yellow color, small white head. Weak lime-grapefruit nose, pale maltyness too. Light bodied. Pale malty, light citrusy hoppyness. Dry aftertaste. Very typical golden ale.
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 30, 2012
2.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours light golden with a small head. Aroma light hops, grass, butter. Very typical cask.
olio (5855) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 29, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask @ O’Connels, Tampere.
Pours hazy yellow color with small head. Aroma of grassy hops, fruits and mild herbal notes. Flavour of dry hay, fruits, mild goose berrirs and some herbs. Bitter and quite watery palate.
laiti (5427) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 29, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ O’Connell’s
Aroma is sweetish with peach and hints of hay. Flavour is dry with hay, some peach and hops. The bitterness is quite harsh here. Somewhat watery, quite typical and easy to forget.
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@Black Door, Helsinki. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is floral notes, some honey, qute crisp and sweet maltyness with. Mild biscuity notes. Flavour is sweet and crispy malts, some floral, herbal and mild resiny notes as well. Crisp and refreshing.
harrisoni (13198) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask handpull at The Castle London. Clear pale gold thin collar white bubbles. ascetic hop citrus aroma. ascetic gold ale barely ok
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak NW5. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel and toffee aroma. Fruity malty caramel and weak butterscotch flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.
Hermod (3005) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @Black Door 01.12.2011. Poured golden with a medium sized white head. Aroma of wet socks dark fruits and grass. Flavor is fruity, nutty and slightly bitter. Dry finish, slightly hoppy. Decent, very easy to drink.
FatPhil (8997) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (Black Door, Helsinki)
7 Lovely crisp aroma - sacks of grain - hemp sacks at that. Gingery fresh hop buds. Good stuff!
4 Grassy orange, loose light head.
7 Super drinkable balanced hoppy pale bitter.
3 Slightly watery palate, but refreshing. Finish hoppy - both aromatic and bitter.
14 Good one! A breath of fresh air after the sub-par beers I’ve had recently.