ianwelby (203) - SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pale yellow, live beer with a thick frothy head. Slight citrus aroma. A slightly flat hop flavour with a very grapefruit-y hit on the tongue and a very dry finish.
MalcolmTucker (513) - SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with a long lasting white head. A inviting fruity and light malt aroma. Flavour is citrus mostly grapefruit. A bit weak on the finish, I would’ve preferred it to be drier.
leaparsons (7069) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with a thin foam. Aromas are woody and grassy with herbal notes and mixed tropical fruit. Biscuit with honey and lemon and traces of mint. Mellow oranges with low pine. Flavours are bittersweet citrus with pithy grapefruir and sweet pineapple juice. Herbal and woody with a dry finish. Very nice.
JohnRMurdoch (2251) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
500ml bottle rom Hippo Beers. A golden ale with alcohol concentration 4.1%. Yellow amber colour, decent head, some sediment. Biscuit & tropical fruit aroma. Biscuit & citrus fruit flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Good golden ale.
Nightfall (1280) - Hamburg, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[cask-bottled @ RBESG 2009, Grand Tasting] Low carbonated, hoppy bitter. The cascade hops are domianting without being very better. Ok.
asheft (2264) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
[cask-bottled @ RBESG 2009, Grand Tasting]
Slight caramel aroma that is citrusy with US hops and a touch of pine. Foggy dark gold with a bubbly top. Thin lemony caramel flavour with assertive bitterness. Crisp and quaffable. Low carbonation, low bitterness.
DJMonarch (9153) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Stillage from the Jug at RBESG Harlequin, Sheffield 19/07/2009
Hoppy aroma. Golden bronze coloured fruity and hoppy with a crisp bitter and slightly dry finish.
harrisoni (10911) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at RBESG09 Grand tasting, Sheffield. Hoppy bitter, pretty good, some rubber. Good hops though. Quite rounded.
thewolf (9859) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ The Harlequin, Sheffield.
Pours clear golden with a small, bubbly film head. Aroma is sweet, some fat, resiny hops, grapefruit, biscuity malts. Low carbonation, fine dry mouthfeel. Flavour is lovely hoppy, lots of grapefruit, melons and other exotic fruits. Long, lingering bitterness. I like.
fonefan (29292) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (gravity) @ The Harlequin, Sheffield, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]
Clear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.