maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Doric Arch London. A bronze coloured beer which pours mostly headless. Sticky orangey hops. Notes of marmalade. Served too warm, but a decent hop profile does come through the shadows. Long finish. Decent.
Svesse (6044) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London, 19 April 2012) Amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity nose with orange, apricots and grainy malt. Malty, fruity taste with notes of grainy malt, orange, dried apricots and fresh hops in a finish with a decent bitterness. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Nice one.
tommann (2624) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Gravity cask at Stourbridge beer festival, listed at 4.2%. Pours dark orange with a thin head. Aroma is grainy, banana and yeast. Taste was grainy to start, with a grainy, yeasty finish. A bit short.
Dashimus (219) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours from bottle with a small head. Clear golden yellow with some fizz. Moderate hoppy taste with a rich nose of flowers and apples. Very smooth with very drinkable texture.
Leighton (10538) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at The Queens Head, London. Pours clear, rich gold with a foamy, white head. A bit of lightly toasted malts in the nose, some straw. Light to medium sweet flavor, light tang to the malts, some wet hay. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Bready malt finish, some leafy bitterness, dough, toast, faint citrus. Decent beer, though nothing special.
leaparsons (7988) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Leicester Fest 12. Hazy bronze with a bubbly head. Aromas are toffee and apple with weetabix. Lemon rind with tea. Flavours are weetabix malts with resinous sour apple and lots of spiciness. Yeasty with some sweet tropical fruit. A good bitter.
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask gravity, Derby Winter BF, 17/02/12. Dusted, peachy amber with a loose but well-retained head. Flowery honey aroma. Pleasant with a stewed tea, Liptons iced with peach, background nut husk taste. Good green fruity hop burps. A little meaty but, hey, it’s a festival. Unexciting, not my kind of hoppy...but not bad.
evergreen0199 (1942) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Egham USC, Surrey. A golden coloured pour with a small white head. Fruity, hoppy aroma. Tastes bitter, fruity, hoppy, some tropical fruit in there too. Not bad.
shoulderbroken (1909) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 25, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at brewery open day. Clear golden/orange colour with no head. Aroma is citrus hop, touch of cat pee. Taste is a bit fruity, maybe a little touch of mango and naturally with some hoppy bitterness and a nice bitter finish. Quite refreshing. No carbonation.