RichardW (1461) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, King’s Head, Carlisle. Very pale and quite refreshing. Taste of heather and nettles, some peach, fresh hops and faint malt. Finish is short and slightly tart.
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Brilliant with a slim, well-retained white collar. Highly susprising aroma- a lambic-like streak of tart lemon, cork and cheesy hop with a hint of old dishcloth (Cascade?). Reminds me of Drie Fonteinen more than anything. Flavour also against the grain; resinous hop bite, satsuma, husky malt and a dab of TCP overpowering any suggestion of perfuminess. I expected Welsh Hoey and got a blend of JHB and Drie Fonteinen. Good, but..I dunno, sometimes I’m just in the mood for a Hoey.
rosenbergh (6588) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Royal Oak, Oxford, England.
Clear pale golden colour with small white head.
Floral mildly bitter hoppy aroma.
Flavour is quite tempting floral and fruity hoppy. Sour lactose and yoghurt too. Tasty brew.
jfb (3702) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(cask) clear golden colour with a creamy white head. aroma of tree sap and citrus fruits, slightly bready with a hint of kidney beans. flavour is the same, with a very pronounced hoppiness, citrus fruits, heavy clove and a light peppery spiciness. medium-bodied with soft carbonation and a robust bitter finish.
JohnRMurdoch (3211) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2010
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 Cask @ Troon Beer Festival. Complex aroma of cloves & spices. Pale yellow gold colour. Tastes strongly of cloves & coriander. Flat. Doesn’t work for me.
yespr (30765) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask at the Rake. Pours clear and golden yellow with a creamy and white head. Aroma is mild peachy fruity. Fruity, peachy and mild citrusy. Bitter and dry hoppy finish.
madmitch76 (14501) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
26th September 2008. Clean amber beer. Soft palate. Grassy hops, especially at the back of the tongue. Soft mild hop finish.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2009 1. From the Bottle at Tom’s Ultimate Glasgow Tasting, Blackfriars 01/12/2007
Strong clove aroma. Golden coloured spicy and hoppy with a crisp and slightly dry finish.
2. Cask Handpump at the Village Hall, Appleton Thorn 03/07/2008
Grassy skunk aroma. White head. Clear golden coloured hoppy and fruity grapefruit with some bitterness in a crisp and dry spicy coriander finish.
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Still, headless and frankly unappealing. Very tropical, fresh nose. Melons, mangoes, passionfruit and clementines. Whilst malt is dominant in the mouth hops to make an appearance immediately but dissipate leaving thick tangerine and light spice on the tongue. This is a pretty interesting beer. However a little light carbonation would go a long way in my opinion. It just lacks a certain bite.
Rune (7777) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Half, hand pulled at The Ship & Mitre, Liverpool. Golden-amber body with good clarity. No head. Fruity smell and taste supported by underlying wheat and spices. Rounded bitterness to the ending. Well bodied (04.05.2009).