AshtonMcCobb (5336) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On cask at Chanter. Pours golden with a decent head. The nose is floral but not as fresh and fruity as expected. The taste is similar. The palate is light to medium in structure and texture with a fairly clean finish. Overall, solid but nothing special.
MalcolmTucker (924) - SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask. A very poor beer. Unbalanced with a sweet toffee flavour dominating.
tommann (3374) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Union, Kingswinford. Pours gold with a small head. Aroma is slightly sicky, light straw malts. Taste is sweet to start with a light straw malt finish and a little toffee on the aftertaste.
BlackHaddock (6375) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
CAMRA minibus outing: Eccleshall in Staffordshire being the target: two pub beer fests and other good places too.
First pub is the exclellent George Inn, recently returning to the Slaters brewery family: they has a fest on and this was my first half of the session.
Light amber body with an off-white head, the beer was gravity poured straight from the barrel.
Semi sweet nose and taste, the malts held the main flavour, with caramel and toffee being the top tastes I found.
Pleasant, but nothing special.