RichardGretton (4298) - Leicestershire, - JUL 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask@The Criterion, Leicester. Dark golden beer with a good head. The aroma is mildly hopped, and the flavour is dry and quite deeply hopped and bitter. Overall a nice hoppy bitter.
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leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The Criterion, Leicester. Golden with an off white foam. Aromas are multigrain with leafy notes and pithy citrus rind. Spiced oranges with light grapefruit and lemon. Flavours are sweet grain and biscuit with lemon and mellow grapefruit. Earthy with caramel with nutty notes. Decent.
MissPxx (534) - - DEC 9, 2014
1.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Very subtle aroma. Nothing prepares you for the taste. Which isn't that pleasant. Quite a yellow, green colour.
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Mr_Pink_152 (1050) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint at the Mailbox, lincoln. Hazy deep golden colour with creamy white head. The aroma has the hops you’d expect with a name like this, however for me the taste doesn’t have the balance or deepth of flavour found in good well hoped beers, just a very bitter taste with a lingering aftertaste. Maybe a half was the better option.
rlgk (11556) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sample at London Craft Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with a small head. Fruity hop aroma, caramel, grass, sweet, some cookie dough. Hoppy bitter flavor, cookie dough, toffee, some citrus.
Fin (7707) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle that I purchased from ’Jacks’ , Westholme Stores, Goring on Thames, Oxon, consumed at home Wednesday 10th September 2014 Pours gold with clean white bubbly head. Zippy in mouth, the aroma is ultra clean, like a sort of chemical version of a spring crisp freshness, but not bad by an stretch. Twangy with a furry citrussy zappiness, a little cheesy hoppiness at edges (perhaps indicating age which was BB 08.14) really good. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4
mr_h (3108) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask by hand-pump at Wee Howff, Paisley - clear pale golden, thin bubbly white head, floral citrus aroma, poor lacing, bit of elderflower, some malty sweetness, well balanced, easy to drink
Ferris (5009) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft - Cookie dough. Clear gold with a rich white head. Tastes like cookie dough as well, with a hint of citrus.
gegwilson (1483) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask somewhere in Lancaster. A golden ale with tropical fruit hop notes. Pleasantly bitter and refreshing, but a touch watery.
hirigalzkar (2365) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Harp. Notes of caramel, herbs, citrus and elderflowers. A bit dry. Almost still.
imdownthepub (10662) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned at The Squirrel, Coventry. Pale gold with white head. Light, malty beer with a slight cigarette ash flavour, reasonably bitter and dry, there is a fresh grainy note. Not sure about the hopfest claim though, it didn’t seem overly hopped to me, but it’s ok.