imdownthepub (10654) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Fest ’09. Gold with white head. Chewy bitterness right from the off with dry hoppy flavours, bitter and flowery, crisp and refreshing. Very nice indeedy.
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Stillage at the Intake Club, Mansfield 12/04/2008
Hoppy aroma. Clear golden coloured hoppy and fruity with some bitterness in a crisp and dry floral malt finish.
thedees (15) - ENGLAND - APR 4, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Three Fishes- Powerful citris flavours in this golden yellow beer. The beer is balanced by a pronounced biscuit malt background
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the King William IV, Nottingham. Bear Island is another pale gold beer from Newby Wyke. Its aroma suggests fresh bread dough. The flavour is bitter and spicy with hints of citrus rind. It tastes stronger than it its ABV with a kick in the finish.
FatPhil (9631) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 22, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Real Summer Ale Festival 2004)
Rich gold, tiny head. Flowery hoppy aroma. Interesting roasted malt taste - it actually tastes of pork to me! Dry hoppy finish.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 23, 2009 Cask conditioned - handpump - Malt Shovel Northampton. A golden orange coloured beer. The aroma and taste are both nicely hoppy and citrus with orange fruits the predominant characteristic.A tasty nicely hoppy English beer with a good body.Score 3.7
Subsequent rating scored 3.4. Average becomes 3.6
StueyD (1239) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A hazy, pale golden yellow coloured beer with a thick white head. A lemony citrus hop aroma, slightly sour. The taste is very dry, and hoppy, with a tart citrus fruit flavour of lemons and grapefruit, followed by a dry finish. (Cask - The Fox & Hounds, Heacham, Norfolk).
RichardGretton (4296) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@2006 Derby Winter Beer Festival. Pale beer with a light airy head. The aroma is vinous and the flavour is like a fruity wine with a fruity bitter finish. Overall a poorish beer.
JonMoore (1904) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask gravity at the Swan in the Rushes, 19th Annual Beer Festival. Golden colour with a slim white head. Hoppy and citrus aroma. Taste is grassy hops and grapefruit. Medium to light bodied. Very drinkable. Very good.
harrisoni (14139) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Gravity cask at Maidstone BF. Slightly hazy gold thin white head, citrus hop with some berry aroma. Spicey hoppy citric finish not quite there and a bit rubbery