tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
19/XI/14 - on tap @ Stormbird (London) - BB: n/a (2014-1350)
Clear pale orange beer, nice creamy white head, very stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: citrussy, fruity, somewhat cheesy, smelly feet, hay, grains. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bitter start, cheesy hops, grains, bit metallic, malty touch. Aftertaste: citrus, grassy bitterness, bit cheesy, malts. Despite the cheesy stuff, still very nice refreshing and bitter beer.
BRW (1135) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 7, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Ale&Hop. Golden colour with white head. Hoppy, cheese aroma. Watery, bitter, floral taste. Light to medium body.
Beese (2555) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Our Black Heart, Camden on 30 Jul 2012. Poured a hazy golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of dusty grain, grassy hop and lychee. Fruity flavours of gooseberry, passionfruit and mango, mixed with biscuity malt. Finish was dry grain, resin and citrus.
Travlr (13259) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Birch & Barley. Hazy yellow color, white head. Aroma of fruity citrus and straw. Taste is fruity, peppery straw. Not bad.
Theydon_Bois (9925) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Old Fountain, 28/11/14.
Hazed golden orange with a decent off white top that retains well.
Nose is juicy citric peel, tangerine, melon, straw, subtle hop presence.
Taste comprises soft bread dough, hint of peach, mandarin, straw, melon, lemon jus.
Medium body, soft carbonation, semi drying close laced with grassy hop bitterness.
ThirstyBird (1701) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a very pale light yellow with a bright white head. The smell is distant citrus, mild malt and elusive nose. The taste is citrus, lactic, tart fruitiness ending dry. Pretty pleasant but not remarkable.
jamestulloch (1568) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy golden body with a thin white head. Very lively carbonation. Great lacing. Aroma of pot puri, apricot, lime and orange. Flavour of grapefruit, mango, honey and passionfruit. Thin to medium body with an oily texture. Light fizz. Refreshing and swiggable.
Rune (8484) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
1/3 pint, keg at Mother Kelly’s Bottle & Tap Room, Bethnal Green. Close to clear pale golden body. Tiny white head, spotty lacing. Citrus smell, rather sweet. Lemony hops to the taste profile that also includes a touch of mango and mild malty sweetness.Semi dry, bittersweet ending. Like it. Paired nicely with the meat plate (London 26.09.2014).
jjsint (917) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Cambridge Wine Merchants (Mill Rd), consumed at home. Yellow, bordering on straw. A bit hazy with a thin white head. Scent of lemon rind, barley sugar, a note of floral hop. Taste is a lemonadey sweet/sour, almost like a high-class radler but with a strong malt base. Finishes slightly more bitter. Floral hop aftertaste. A cut or two above your average golden beer, with complexity and innovation in the recipe.
agent_persik (437) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clean golden color, medium white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, malt, toffee, piny hops. Taste has citrus, malt, tropical fruits, grassy hops - sweet with medium bitter hoppy finish. Thin body and average carbonation. Nice golden ale.