Gary (1664) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2010 (Bottle conditioned) looks cool , like a dirty submarine ... deep strawberry blond, with bits of sediment swimming around , lively creamy head . A beer that is glowing in the glass. some triopical fruit hops and bready malt in the nose. flavours show sweet toffee malts and earthiness -from the sediment , almost soapy , with a gin and tonic fruity like dry aromatic hoppiness .spicy vibrant bitterness. Very drinkable and pleasant
altonbrownd (3984) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Nice bright orange body with rocky head. Nose of bitter hops. Starts quite tart and smooth. Really nice texture. With lots of fruits. And ends quite bitter. Enjoyable to be sure.
pivnizub (9444) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Deep golden, hazy, some floaties visible, big rocky off-white head - leaving an impressive lacework; sweetish grains and mild exotic fruits in the bitter-hoppy nose; moderate dryish bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied, creamy MF; lingering spicy fruity and bitter finish with hops sticking to the palate in the aftertaste. Pretty good.....
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask Real Ale 0.25L tasted at Kittys. Pale head Ɛ.7cm). Slightly hazy Golden dark colour. Slightly sour malty and roasty taste. Hops at end.
DruncanVeasey (7712) - NUNEATON, TOP, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The Baron. Lacy orange gold, thick milky condition. Marzipan, floral leafy and orange citrus aroma. Rounded tangerine hops, almond hints, generous creamy vanilla, maize-like softness for dessert, wheat, lick of soap. Some varnishy astringency. Tangy and easy to slug, could get you into trouble...
RichardW (1775) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2009
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, JDW, Carlisle. Really tasty strong amber ale. Malty taste very evident, but a bitter, grassy and lemony nose puts a bit of balance back into it. Slightly warming in the throat and becomes reasonably rich as it goes down.
TBone (14272) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask@Beer Hunters, Pori.
Clear amber color, big creamy off-white head, some lace. Flowery and nutty hoppy aroma. Medium-bodied. Harsh malty with nutty hoppy flavors. Aftertaste feels alcholic, it’s also malty and bitter. Kind of powerful cask ale, but not really balanced.
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 14, 2009
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tasted 14/03/2009. 500ml bottle courtesy of BozoNZ. Rich golden liquid with a very slight yeast haze. Good head. Floral, minerally, zesty nose with a nice subdued malt weight underpinning it all. Big lemony herbal hop flavour through the mouth, jelly fruit, with a solid and smooth bitterness and a great Burton liquour character holding it together. Malt carries the great water, yeast and hop character in this beer but there isn’t anything anorexic about it... on the contrary, it’s glorious. Reminds me of Burton Bridge Empire Ale crossed with Moa Original - two of my favourite beers over the last year or two. There’s more to Weston-super-Mare than pasty limeys, Roald Dahl and John Cleese.
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Light light unclear medium amber color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. (120808)
MiP (14488) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, 5.3% at ÅBF08. Weak malt aroma. Cloudy golden colour. Hoppy aroma.