jfb (4070) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 12, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(draught) pours a hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of heavy grass and slightly buttery grainy pale malts, straw, haystacks and light banana. flavour is mostly the same, very strawy and grainy, with a hint of fried onions and a fruity medium-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.
ralphdot (994) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
5.0% deep gold colour with a nice head, citrus hop aroma, slightly sweet buttery malt taste.
imdownthepub (10647) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber with white head. Lots of toffee, caramel notes, some bitterness along with a salty, sulphery note. Not great.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask conditioned handpump Post & Telegraph Brighton 23/05/12. A copper to amber coloured beer with an off-white pool of head. A bit sulphuric and yeasty. No obvious hop note. Really dull and not befitting of any kind of fuss.
dynamiteninja (1588) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask. The Keystones (Scream), York. Amber body. Medium white head. Sulphur, caramel, yeasty. Uncomplex. Bubblegum, red fruit coming through. Low quality. Sweetish with a bitter dry finish.
mr_h (3084) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask by handpump at Society Room, Glasgow (21 May 12) - clear golden ale, medium off-white head, fruity hop aroma, good temperature, sweet, kind of an apple flavour, moderate carbonation
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at The Alexander Graham Bell. Pours a dark golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of alcohol, lemon, caramel and yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Fairly bitter and dry to finish.