blackisle (1846) - 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 (659) - 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 (7442) - 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.
MisoW (3008) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Cuso. Pours amber color, white head. Aroma of caramel, hoppy. Taste is medium bitter, hoppy, caramel, medium sweet.
Gurthnar (4692) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at M&S. Clear amber colour, white head. Aroma rather mild, caramel, light light hops. Taste is rather clean, hoppiness is restrained and that applies to bitterness too. Caramel in the foreground. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Overall an OK session beer.
soneka (11) - - AUG 25, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
caramel, bread, resin, amber, clear, hazy, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium bitterness, medium body,
johndoughty (4801) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Bronze with a small head. Malty at first but flavour soon disappears. Reasonable but run of the mill bitter.
Douberd (4533) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 500 ml at home, poured into a big Guinness glass, ABV 4.3%
Amber coloured beer, with a tall and thick tan head, good retention, ,edium lacing on the glass in the form of spots.
Aroma of caramel, ripe red fruits, weirdly enough some alcohol although it’s just a 4.3% beer.
Taste of caramel, red and (less of) dark fruits, a touch of ash and roasted malts, good bitterness on the aftertaste.
Medium thin body, carbonation on the low side.
Good enough beer.
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: Clear amber/copper with finger thick beige head.
Aroma: Light caramel, mineral, raisin note, malty and nutty.
Taste: Low/medium sweetness and sourness with low bitterness.
Palate: Thin slightly coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering dry bitter, nutty, peppery finish after the initial dried fruit, caramel sweetness.
Comments: Very tasty.
jmgreenuk (7086) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from M&S, Den Haag. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is.light malt, hop, citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with a fresh light hop malt palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation. A nice refreshing session bitter.