jmgreenuk (3255) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Anchor, Digbeth, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark amber with a thin white head and loads of lace. The aroma is big malt and so is the flavour which is weak bitter but uber malty! The bitterness does linger into the aftertaste though for a refreshing session ale.
imdownthepub (9449) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Copper with very slight head. Flattish, dull malty bitter, lacking the usual Ossett hoppy note. Boiled malt, metallic note finish, some bitterness. Disappointing.
maeib (8286) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned handpump Turf Tavern Oxford. A brown beer with a whitish head. A malty, slightly spicy beer. Brown fruits. A winterry type of beer. It’s OK.
leaparsons (7667) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Swan & Rushes, Leicester. Golden orange with a thin white foam. Aromas are tropical fruit and lemon with yeast and some woodiness. Flavours are sweet and sour citrus fruits with grapefruit bitterness. Some jammy sweetness. Dry on the finish with a prickly palate.
DruncanVeasey (6811) - NUNEATON, Top 4, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpull, The Anchor, Brum, 23/04/11. Coppery orange with a skim of beige. Aroma of fresh plucked thistle and dandelion; it doesn’t have to be a bag of tropical stuff to be hoppy. More a warm cherry boiled sweet taste with the sappy hop dissipating; light biscuit and cream finish. Letdown after the lawn-accented aroma.
sm89walt (1693) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 27, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask (gravity) - The Cottage, Norwich. Small & loose bubbly white head; clear, dark amber-copper body. Dry, lightly roasty aroma, some dusty choc & instant coffee. Good roast on the palate, a bit of raisin and choc. Dry, medium length malty bitter finish. Soft palate texture, light to medium body. A decent darker profiled session bitter.
Fin (6890) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, handpump at FFTMC, Oxford 17.04.11 Pours amber with a white head. Steady bitterness, reasonably fruity, touch dry, decent enough sessions beer. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov13 3.2