puboflyons (2501) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 19, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a 500 ml. bottle with the number 70 stamped on the label. I think there were more numbers but they had rubbed off my bottle. The pour is golden yellow with little to no head but regular carbonation. The aroma has a definitive fruity note to it along the lines of lemongrass as well as a crisp, clean, UK hoppiness. The body is thin to medium and incredibly creamy to almost milky. The taste is quite malty, bitter, and also rather fruity. This was unique and interesting and I could see myself sitting in the British Pub drinking one over some Bangers and Mash.
ryanfolty (2056) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Date: November 11, 2011 Mode: Bottle Source: MN Gathering @ Skyview V
Golden pour, decent aroma and taste but calling it the pride of Oxford is a stretch.
BVery (7896) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2011
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle at MN Gathering @ Skyview V. Clear gold pour with a small soapy white head. Aroma was sweet syrupy caramel and honey. Lighter palate. Taste was lousy - kind of a nasty corn/grain thing going on here.
Muggus69 (1506) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Golden orange body. Decent clarity, shortlived head.
Biscuity and golden syrup malt aromas, nice floral hop character, bit of spice, citrus and ripe fruit ester.
Low carbonation, medium body, bit of malt chewiness.
Nice toasty biscuit malt on the body, combines well with floral hop and citrus. Bit of spice on finish, some pear-like esters and a moderate bitterness.
Not a bad bitter. Good malt and hop character is quite enjoyable.
Bendrixian (1325) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slightly cloudy yellow to light amber in colour with lots of bubbles and slight lace. Smells like a beer with corn and slight honey note but no real complexity. It tastes like i thought it would givin’ the aroma. finishes carbonated and slightly bitter, enhanced by the bubbles. Classic session brew.
bseribeer (128) - Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark golden with a thick, white head. Aroma is faint with fruit and a tad sweet. Soft texture on the palate and very light. Tastes of butterscotch. Easy to drink, albeit somewhat flat. I did purchase at the clearance bin at Binny’s so it may have been outdated. Not a homerun, but I would drink again.
Spab (2757) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle from Premier Wine and Spirits (Halifax). Pours a clear golden colour with fairly large white head. Aroma of fruity and biscuity malt. Flavour has same character with a light bitterness in the finish. Ok.
wheresthepath (1770) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[Cask at the William Robert Loosley (JDW), Wycombe] Pale gold, moderate white head, slight fizz. Hay throughout, with a moderate English hop bitterness, a hint of lemon and a rather distressing aftertaste of bacon. Below par - I remain unconvinced by this brewery.
Gethinbeer (2285) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden colour with a big frothy white head. Medium carbonation.Aroma of malt, barley with a hint of hone. Crisp texture, rich malt flavour. Hint of citrus. Bitter tangy finish
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 7, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle. Clear golden pour with an almost white head that leaves a little lace. Very little aroma but what there is is a little sweet with a grainy vibe with a hint of fruit. All of the same elements play out on the palate with a slightly sweet finish.