zimbo (553) - SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2012
2.2 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Joining the crowd as where I sampled this.
Clear golden. sOme white head. Banana but a touch thin and dusty. Bit thin and flat too. To say nothing of the sweat. Not my scene at all. Bring on the republic.
stravale (2075) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 30, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Craig’s 271012
Light blonde colour. clear, white fizzy head
Aroma of light malt, not much going on
Taste of musty pale malts, hint of honey, some bitter yeast, very average
Palate - medium carb, finish as main flavour with some bitter yeast
Overall - Very average golden ale
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
In bottle at Craig’s. Pours a light golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of musty yeast, honey and caramel. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Mildly bitter with a dry finish and a lingering hazelnut praline character.
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at home ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft dull orange hop nose ... soft fruits ... zezty fruits ... soft hop ... dry toffee fruits ...