FatPhil (9005) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Large spongy head, light orange body. Nutty and honey aroma. Soft carbonation. Some orange bitter retronasals. Palate smooth and malty. Great light grain body, decent bitterness, no harshness. Very traditional - a great beer. The late finish even has ginger.
mjs (4438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Angleterre) Poured golden and almost clear with long lasting, undulating, white and medium sized head. Aroma contained malts, hops and crispness. Palate was medium bodied and dry with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, hops, fruitiness, sweetness, bitterness and some sea water. Aftertaste was malty and bitter.
mr_h (2714) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden, bubbly white head, creamy golden blondness with a hint of summer meadow citrusness, easy to drink
lusikka (5955) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ O’Connell’s, Tampere.
Pours a hazy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma of strong tropical fruits with some hay notes. Flavour of pleasant hops, tropical fruits and grass. Light bodied with a thin mouthfeel and a light fruity and hoppy finish. Surprisingly good.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask handpump at GBBF ’10. Copper colour. Pear drop aroma and taste. Mid bitter finish. Straightforward and rather good.
SaintMatty (5083) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (GBBF 2010) - Golden in colour. Hoppy and slightly sulphuric aroma with hints of grapefruit. Hoppy and fruity taste with notes of peach and apricot.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 04/08/2010
Floral aroma. Golden coloured smooth on the palate and floral with a hint of bitterness in a malt finish.
harrisoni (13215) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask gravity at Planet Thanet Bf 2012. Amber brown bitter colour. Some biscuit. Its a bitter but a decent one
Fin (7257) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, handpump at The Blenheim, Oxford, 17-04-10 Pours warm gold with a white head. Fruity beer with notes of citrus on nose and in mouth, its fine if unremarkable. A6 A4 F6 P3 Ov12 3.1
rosenbergh (6493) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 9, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at HBF 2011.
Clear golden colour with bubbly white head.
Mild sugary fruity hops and malt in aroma.
Flavour is grainy malty with some mild fruitiness.
Pretty decent basic Ale.