leaparsons (7923) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask, Swan & Rushes, Leicester. Amber gold with a bubbly foam. Aromas are toffee and caramel with woody notes. Melon with mellow grapefruit and white grape. Flavours are sweet toffee with light, pithy grapefruit and white grape fruitiness with dry grape skin. Hints of pineapple with a peppery, dry finish. Leafy with hints of green pine. Nice hops.
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at the Castle - Farringdon, London. Pours clear, rich gold with a frothy, off-white head. Nose is heaving with ripe and dank tropical fruits: melon, mango, papaya. Medium sweet flavor with lots of juicy fruits, tropical and citrus like, with light bread and pine, melon and orange. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Moderately sweet to finish, subtly resinous, with sticky and ripe tropical fruits, a bit of bitter orange rind. Impressively solid.
Beersiveknown (2725) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 4, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
cask@Birmingham beer fest 30/10/13
Slightly hazy dark amber, white lacing, piney, redfruit nose, low carbonation, thin, sweet caramel and dusty finish.
mR_fr0g (2387) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Henry Addington canary wharf. Aroma is lemon, grass, and pine resin. Dark golden light amber colour with a persistent white head. Flavour is resinous pine hops, light crystal malt. Dirty rough bitterness finish. Decent flavoursome drop.
RichTheVillan (2415) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Brum Beer Fest; burnished amber pour with foamy white head, vinegar aroma, basic hop, caramel sweetness.
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask handpull at The Old Buttermarket Canterbury. Clear amber colour lasting thin white head. Flowery floral aroma. Wow that is hoppy. Good hops though. Tropical fruit not very bitter on the finish but some sting. Very decent. I liked this especially the tropical fruit
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Horniman at Hays, London. Clear dark golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 051013
SilkTork (5156) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gypsy Moth, Greenwich. Lovely day. Just finished the Greenwich Park 10K, and then strolled down to the village to meet up with others, and we come to the Gypsy Moth, with its lovely beer garden overlooking the Cutty Sark. Last time I was here was when I had just been passed on my Tefl course, and we came here to celebrate. On getting home I was breathalysed, and lost my licence!
Anyway - the beer! Sweet malt with pleasant assertive but not aggressive citric hops. Some English character to this otherwise fairly straightforward APA. Nice. I marked the abv as 4.8% - but I may have been mistaken.....
maneliquor (2992) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at some Nicholson’s pub on London bridge. Dirty amber pour with basically no head. Nose is light pine and earthy hops. More sweet than bitter. It’s ok but nothing special
kassner (1338) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Old White Swan in York, golden color and a nice head, enough hops but a bit funky in a good way.