Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 3 Nov 2012. Poured amber, with a scummy white head. Aroma of caramel, leafy hop and honey. Dry straw in the flavour, with peppery hop and tinned fruit. Finish was golden syrup, raisins and toast.
SilkTork (5542) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Oct/Nov 2012. JDW, West Quay - Brighton. Pale amber. Toffee and raisin and plum. Citric edge. Damn fine beer.
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Knights Templar, Chancery Lane 1 Nov 12. JDW Festivaløl. Gyldenbrun. Lavt skum. God fruktig aroma. Aprikos & svisker. Søt fruktsmak som raskt blir litt bitter. Tørr fruktig bitter ettersmak.
ManVsBeer (8685) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Gold with a thin head. Has a mix of pale malts and woodland fruit in its nose and a dry bitterness.
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask handpull, The High Cross, Leicester, 16/11/12. Burnished, low-headed orange gold. Orange, fig, raisiny aroma with wicker and acetone. Oh. That aniseed and malted milk biscuit, vanilla thing again. Still and full. Some orange-soapy mellow hop. Really tasty with great malt flavours. But.
stravale (2778) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ Standing Order, Edinburgh 141112
Golden light amber, dense thin white head, good lacing
Aroma - light caramel malts, light fruits, hmmm
Taste - Bitter hops, quite spicy, some gloopy sweetish pale malts, peppery hops, some fruity malts, bit odd and astringent
Palate - medium body, smooth texture. Finish - dryish, long linger, peppery, rather astringent and too bitter
Overall - I found this too astringent, bitter and peppery
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
One-third pint, cask at The Knights Templar. Tiny, off-white head. Slightly unclear golden. Spiced fruity aroma, notes of lemon. Citrus fruity taste followed by resinous bitterness towards the ending. Semi-dry. Quite alright (JDWs real-ale festival, London 01.11.2012).
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask at Standing Order. Pours clear and clear golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light crisp hoppy. Bitter, light phenolic and grassy. Herbal, bitter and light bitter finish.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask at The Standing Order. Pours a golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of caramel, biscuity malt, grassy hops and yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nice and dry to finish.
mr_h (4753) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear deep golden, medium white head, sweet malty aroma, toffee and fruity flavour, apple, smooth, easy to drink,