Leighton (14705) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home in London - picked up at the M&S on Oxford Street. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. The nose holds bready malts, slight toffee, leaves. Light sweet flavor with simple, lightly toasted malts, further toffee, faint berries, orange rind, dirt. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with some leafy hops, toasted grains and toffee, more brown bread. Not bad.
imdownthepub (11664) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled, 500ml from Marks & Spencers in Banbury. Amber with fizzed head. Quite a thin, malty beer, quite carbonated with a caramelised body. Sweet and slightly boiled. Not really the finished article for me.
allmyvinyl (7008) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from M&S Princess Street. Pours clear copper, one-inch off-white head. Light biscuit aromas, light fruit note. Taste is nuttier, more biscuit. Clean, mineral finish. Decent bitter.
martjoobolut (1780) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 30, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
0,5L bottle, BB 05.2105, share by suurjuust, thanks! Pours amber with tan head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is sweet, flowers, malt. Flavor is sweet, malt, some sourness, nutty bitterness. Finish is malty. Overall: ok-ish.
suurjuust (1944) - ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Slightly hazy copper, medium tan head. Nose is candy sweetness, malt, hops, dusty notes. Flavor is malts and caramel, nutty-biscuity hints, hoppy-goldings-y finish. Decent, but nothing special.
HerrBierkoenig (676) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 13, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: 04/2015. Pours clear amber to red liquid, plenty of small particles, medium creamy white to tan head, fell down quickly, Aroma: almost none, some maltiness, soe bad wine notes,Taste: light sweet, light to medium bitter, light sour, caramel, malt, citric sourness, dull bitterness, not very pleasant, Palate: medium body, slick texture, lively carbonation, abrupt caramel finish, Overall: not very good bitter, empty, unpleasant.
Marduk (4203) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle. Clear dark amber color. Medium size, bubbly beige head, stays. Sourish, dead grass, faint metallic hops, bit papery notes in aroma. Sweet malts, nutty, very mild hints of toffee and nice gentle touch of grassy hops. Very soft carbonation. Pleasant malty body. Sweet malts in aftertaste.
blackisle (1291) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 50cl. (bottle conditioned) from M&S Amsterdam. Clear deep amber color, big creamy beige head, good retention and lacing; sweet malty nose, caramel, bread, hay; taste moderate sweet andlight bitter, caramel notes; light to medium body, somewhat thin oily texture, soft carbonation; more bitterness in the finish, bit watery.
agent_persik (571) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clean amber color, small head. Aroma of caramel, oak and herbs Dry and lightly bitter taste has caramel, roasted malt, grass and English hops. Thin body and average carbonation. Drinkable.
Cuso (6250) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from M&S.Amber color with mediu. beige head. Fruity aroma. Fruity taste with caramel, light hoppy bitterness in finish.