Fin (7671) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask conditioned at JDW Penny Black, Bicester 24-07-06. Pale golden in colour with a very fruity nose, pink grapefruit?. Flavour was also citrusy and very fresh, tangy and crisp. An excellent if slightly one dimensional beer.
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A Mes rate: Cask at the Head of Steam in Euston. Hoppy aroma with slight tobacco. Not bad in the looks dept. On the brown side of golden with just a thin film for a head that leaves clearly layered lace. Tells a story of every sip of your drink. I love that. Creamy flavour with tobacco notes and hints of tangerine and apricot. Good dump of citric hops for the finish. A fine drop of English actually. Like one of those old friends that is a little thick but you get on well. :)
Gethinbeer (2202) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pint on tap in Chester. Orange appearance with a good head. Tangy flavour, strong citrus influence, All I can think about is oranges when drinking this ale, after taste however was rather sharp. I enjoyed the beer.
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
1. Cask Stillage at the Albion Ale House, Clayton le Moors 19/07/2001
Straw golden coloured with citrus aroma. Hop finish.
2. Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 21/09/2002
Clear golden coloured with floral aroma. Slightly bitter hop finish.
3. Cask Handpump at the Penny Balck, Northwich (JDW) 26/09/2005
Golden coloured and hoppy with some sour fruit flavour. Crisp slightly bitter malt finish.
JonMoore (1895) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask handpump at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Light golden colour with a slim white head. Citrus aroma. Clean and crisp. Grapefruity and hoppy taste with some nice acidity and bitterness in the finish. Very good.
Sobchak (131) - Skagen, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2005
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2005 (Cask, The Wharf, Aalborg) - Light golden colour. Citrus hop nose. Fruity palate, with notes of citrus, cherries and mint. An almost to standard blond ale,- not in a bad way though.....
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2005
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2005 Cask at Head of Steam, London
Cracking classic light gold citrus beer. Got good grapefruit orange peal nose and then good tight acids coming along with exciting tangy hops with more citrus fruit on the end. Refreshing and wonderful
Garrat (1301) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2005
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2009 Handpump At The Dove,Ipswich.Another nice one from Phoenix,the smell of flowers and the taste of summer,well nice.
DanielBrown (3910) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2004
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2004 Hand pulled at the Anchor, Birmingham. Superb beer. Felt like an IPA to me, with it’s fruity, acidic body, and delicious hoppy finish that hits you with a big grapefruit rush. Very balanced and light on the tongue, would have been good anyway, but the finish is the icing dans la cake. Pale gold, with a pine aroma.
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cracking pale ale from Phoenix, one of their best. Golden colour with a strange malty, honeyed and grapefruity nose. Taste is packed with flavours and well bodied; grapefruit, lemons, honey, orange peel and wheat. Lasting dry, citrussy hop finish. Very refreshing. (cask in Smithfield, Manchester)