VastActiv (2936) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Originally rated 21012012. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops and malts.
JohnCook101 (330) - - DEC 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazy pale straw colour with a large head. Very lively carbonation, perhaps a bit too much so, but good flavours. Plenty of hops, grass, citrus, light hints of tropical fruits. Nice.
kerenmk (2432) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Marble Arch, Manchester, September 2013. Hazy golden with a small white head. Hoppy, pine, grass and nettle aroma, refreshing dry bitterness, medium-bodied, lingering hoppy finish.
Svesse (6174) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London, 20 Nov 2013) Golden colour with brief, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, resin, grass, apricots and biscuity malt. Fruity, malty taste with notes of citrus, grapefruit, resin, dried apricots and an impressive citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Tasty, fresh and quite bitter. Nice one.
wimpyjoe (4178) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Bramsche, Todmorden. Clear yellow with a head. Well hopped with a dry citric tropical fruit that is abundant throughout.
dEnk (3834) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is fruity tangy hop notes, some citrus, faint biscuit malt in the back. Flavour is dry, very fruity citrussy hops, light malt note. Could drink this all night. Great.
mR_fr0g (3396) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the old fountain. Aroma is nice lemon citrus hops with a slight pepper. Clear yellow golden colour with a persistent loose white head. Flavour is clean straw malt some nuttiness, lemon rind hops. Nice cask condition.
RichTheVillan (3163) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at The Marble Arch; hazy amber pour with big foamy white head, pine hop aroma, pine and grapefruit taste, quite zesty with a malty undercurrent, and bitter finish.
larsga (6255) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Small creamy offwhite head. Slightly hazy yellow body. Floral resiny grape aroma with herbal notes. Dry-sweet resiny grape taste with floral wooden notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, flat mouthfeel. Dryish fruity orangey grape aftertaste with resiny spicy notes. Nice, drinkable, full of flavour. (0.284l cask at Marble Arch Inn, Manchester.)
allmyvinyl (3667) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at Hanging Bat. Hazy golden brown with a good white head. Citrus, pine, grassy hops. Lots more hops coming through as it slips down. Bit one-dimensional to be honest, but not bad.