VastActiv (4540) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 18, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Originally rated 03122011. Colour is copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, bitterness and malts.
jjsint (1805) - Stuntney, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask @ Rushden Historical Transport Society. Deep copper with a cloud of white head. Unattractive aroma of sulphur, sour grape and turpentine. Taste is woody, medicinal and sour with a lingering dry finish. Nasty sourish aftertaste. Not a good beer by any stretch of the imagination.
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Clear amber with white/ivory head.
Aroma: Biscuit malt, citrus, floral and peppery note.
Taste: Medium bitter and sweetness with low sourness.
Palate: Thick coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt fruity, bread, biscuit malty, peppery finish.
Comments: Tasty and glass lace.
leaparsons (9271) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, Swan & Rushes, Leicester. Amber gold with a thin foam. Aromas are soft grain and mellow oranges with trace banana. Stewed apple with floral notes. Flavours are sweet yet light stewed apple with grain and some tart lemon. Peppery with bready yeast. Dry with fruity hops to finish. Not bad.
lusikka (7624) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 2, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ O’Hara’s, Tampere.
Pours an unclear copper colour with a small lacy head. Weak aroma of Goldings, perfume and some malts. Flavour of bitter hops, fruits, citrus and some rough maltiness. Light bodied, rough mouthfeel and a rough, bitter and light biscuity finish. Too rough and unbalanced.
olio (8479) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 2, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask @ O’hara’s, Tampere.
Pours cloudy orange color with minimal head. Aroma of goose berry bush, grass, herbal notes and frruits. Flavour of goose berries, fruits, grass, some metallic notes and rowan berries. A bit offensive taste.
laiti (7789) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 2, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Casl @ O’hara’s Freehouse
Aroma has bready malt, some hops, gooseberry bush, toffee and hints of hay. Flavour is hoppy with berries, some gooseberry bush, toffee and hay. Decent.
BeerBaboon (1845) - FINLAND - DEC 7, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slightly hazy, amber beer with no head. Flavour and aroma consist of fruits and hops. This is a real ale so no carbonation here.
BeerViking (3607) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Twickenham beer festival. Amber with Lacy thin head,, fruity and faintly tart, malty with a dry hoppiness.
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 8, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask Real Ale at HBF2011. Mild nose. Pale head. Coppery colour. Sightly sour waterly taste. Some hoppiness at the end. Not very special.