Leighton (9619) - London, Greater London, - NOV 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Union Tavern, London. Pours orange-gold with a fine, white foam head. Some orange and dry pine in here, light sweetness, kind of gritty. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly dirty to finish, earth and pine, mild toasty malts. It’s decent, but could use some tweaking.
Stuu666 (115) - SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the bow bar. Quite bitter, fruity nose, passion fruit, juicy, toffee, dry finish.
madmitch76 (13005) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
15th February 2014
Scopey 5K Tasting in deepest Croydonia. Thanks to Josh for bringing this one. Very hazy gold amber beer, small white head. Palate is smooth, slightly soft and semi dry. Smooth malt, very slight sweet. Bitterish orange peel and marmalade hops. Finishes dry with a.peel bitter linger. Not bad.
maneliquor (2726) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from the Brockley Markets stall. Pours hazy, slightly dirty orange with a white rim. Nose is old tangerines, orange zest and slightly herbal. Taste is tangy orange, grapefruit, big citrus driven muskiness and some tang. Spicy on the finish with astringent bitterness. Not that good
Theydon_Bois (6437) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Lamb, Chiswick, 15/11/13.
Clear golden with a moderate off white covering that retains well.
Nose is toasted malt, orange, mineral notes, earthy, caramel, light tropcials.
Taste comprises orange pith, mineral bite, residual sugars, light tropicals, bread dough, toasted malts, caramel biscuit crumble.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, grassy bitterness and sweet shades in the finale.
Decent cask affair, I’d have guessed more towards an APA style wise not having been aware when I rated it !
Scopey (5284) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Mr Lawrence. It pours clear golden amber with a thick white head. The nose is earthy, wood, toast and sweet citrus. The taste is earthy, toast, pine, grass, stewed orange, good deal of bitterness and dough with a dry finish. Smooth and rather drinkable. Pretty nice.
harrisoni (12451) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask handpull at Exmouth arms Farringdon. Clear gold thin white head. Very hoppy and decent for a UK ipa. Bit sweet. Decent though and it disappeared pretty quickly which is a good sign. Hoppy. Grapefruit pink variety.
Erasmus_ro (1132) - Alabama, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ The Rake, London, 28/08/13. Pours a stylish golden yellow with a good white head that leaves lacing. Aroma is hoppy with citrus. Tate is hoppy, lemon, citrusy. A lot of fruit. Quite smooth.
robbgg (26) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber with slight citrus aroma. Malty flavour with light sweetness and earthy muddled hop bitterness, mildly eggy and skunky.
Beese (929) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Wandsworth London Beer Festival on 6 July 2013.
Poured a slightly hazy light orange with a thin off white head. Aroma of ripe fruits with grassy hops. Citrus fruit and orange peal mixed with resiny bitterness, fantastic lingering grapefruit. Perfectly balanced.
jackl (3775) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravity @ Wandsworth Common BF 2013. The pour’s light amber with a small head. The nose is mild pissy pacific hops, pear tart. Some honeyed brioche. The taste is pear, apple, muffin mix. Honey. Light bitter finish. Smooth and easy to drink. Overall, solid.