berkshirejohn (5090) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2008
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent. Hazy gold with a ring of white head; malty aroma; thin and watery with some malt, suagar and hops. Rather plain and boring.
Pyobon (1083) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 16, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught. Clear coppery with some head, but disappears quickly. Little aroma, mainly hops. Very light body with light carbonation. Flavour has hops and some vanilla in finish. Overall lacks body but has some interesting falvours.
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: A decent balanced session bitter, pale and richer malts, grassy hay earthy hop character.
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask@Market Porter. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is wood and spices along with some notes of conifer forest. Flavour is grass, wood and some mildherbal notes. Aftertaste is mainly yeasty, herbal and slightly grassy.
FatPhil (10618) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 16, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (Market Porter, London)
Deep orange, wispy head. Dusty hop aroma. Simple sweet fruity taste, some caramel, a little watery, but refreshing. Some husky grains also in the taste.
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 28, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Bricklayers Arms, Putney, 1st June 08. Pure amber with a sweet, very light malt taste. Seriously unbalanced, needs some hop bitterness.
Finn (4710) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2008
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at The Market Porter, London Bridge 1 May 08. Golden colored. A tiny filmy head. Some fruity aroma. Modest fruity flavor. Some bitterness in the flavor.
Rune (9221) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2008
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Slightly foggy, amber body under a naked surface. Rather weak in both aroma and flavour. Some hoppy notes can be detected added by a touch of smooth bitterness on the swallow (half pint from cask at Market Porter after a shopping session at Utobeer, 01.05.2008).
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
A Mes rate: Cask at the Old Monk Exchange.
Mid golden brown with no head. Bland nutty malt aroma. reasonable balance in the mouth. Nice berry fruits, a little on the dusty side but over all just bland and uninspiring. Watery palate does it no favours.
downender (6880) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Inn on the Green, Bristol 5/9/07. A decent session bitter. Amber with an off-white head that left rings of lace down the glass. Aroma of red fruit and floral hops. Flavour of caramel with a dry finish. Drinkable.