albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 5, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, from gift shop @ Dunvegan Castle, Skye: Amber color with slight haze, small foamy off white head. Good slightly bitter hoppy flavor& aroma with a nice crisp finish.
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Amber colour with a small off white head. Malty light grainy aroma with hints of some bitterness. Malty taste with a bitter dry finish.
Emil (6070) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2005
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Orange colour with a white head. Caramel vanilla malty light hoppy aroma and a dry fruity taste. Medium body and a sweet bitter dry finish.
joergen (17349) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2005
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled at DBF 2005.
Amber coloured with a small white head.
Hoppy aroma with notes of malts.
Watery malty flavour with hoppy notes.
CampbellWilson (533) - SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Green Welly Stop, Tyndrum. Light gold colour. Aroma fruity malt, vanilla, honey. Medium mouthfeel. Fruity finish with some hop. Not sure what the oatmeal adds? Maybe a little softness?
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber ale with a smooth malty nose. Silky smooth palate, lots of grain, orchard fruit and bitter hop come forward in the finish. No oatmeal noticeable in the taste, more of a texture? (Cask @ Royal Oak, Wigan)
JoeMcPhee (7622) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. Copper colour, white, fizzy but fairly creamy head. Leaves nothing behind. Butterscotch, toffee, and caramel malts. A bit of floral hoppiness in the nose. Flavour is fairly boring, slight malt, and a bit of citrus and spice. Finish is crisp but a bit bitter. A bit of fruit and honey in the nose.
RichardWilding (201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the Battersea Beer Festival 2004. Fruity and slightly oaty, unsurprising as it is brewed with porridge oats. Some hoppiness picked up, but fruitiness dominates.
SilkTork (4898) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, WALES - APR 4, 2004
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pasteurised bottle. Mostly a dry best bitter, but with some slight oaty flavours floating around. Aroma has rust, a bit of co2, some caramel, vanilla and hints of drinking chocolate powder. Typical amber colour. Mostly a dull brew with a metallic finish.
RichardGretton (4017) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2004
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Darkish bitter with a hopped cocoa and caramel aroma. The flavour is a nicely dry with hints of caramel. Overall a nice dry caramel bitter.