SilkTork (5021) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2008
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
JDW, Hemel Hempstead. Clean pleasant biter. Nicely balanced with a decent splash of mild English hops. Some spice. OK stuff.
downender (5663) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Knights Templar JDW, Bristol, December 2006. Cooper coloured with a slight off-white head. Red fruit taste and aroma followed by a decent bitter finish. Good.
maeib (8077) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2012 Cask conditioned - handpump - JDW Northampton. An amber coloured beer with a red hue. The aroma is fruity and malty. The taste is nicely hoppy bitter with some soapy twang. Nice fruits also. A decent beer. Score 3.4
Subsequent rating scored 3.5 Score unaltered
chriso (7306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask (handpump) at Lord Moon of the Mall (JDW), Whitehall. A fairly standard copper coloured best bitter. Not much aroma. Clean and smooth on the palate with touches of earthy hop. Perfectly acceptable, but not very Christmassy.