Idiosynkrasie (4575) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 26, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle. Clear, orangey amber colour with small, frothy, diminishing, minimally lacing, off-white head. Cautious, citrusy hoppy aroma, hints of grapefruit and gooseberry, some mandarine, malty background with a nuttily biscuit touch. Taste is minimally fruity, bitter hoppy, hints of gooseberry and kiwi, dry, husky, biscuity and minimally nuttily malty basis; slightly chalky and minimally nuttily finish.
Theydon_Bois (11647) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home, from Ales By Mail, 14/03/15.
Hazed golden amber with a decent beige covering that retains well.
Nose is biscuit, fresh grass, orange notes, light spice, hint of passionfruit.
Taste comprises earthy hops, straw, bitter orange, tangerine, toasted malt.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with subtle hop bitterness.
Decent bitter, hop forward with a touch of tropicana.
cgarvieuk (16654) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the white heart... Copper... Thin white lacing... Soft toffee fruit nose... Soft toffee malt.. Light biter fruits
Lowenbrau (2464) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2014 Cask @Great British Beer Festival 2014, London Olympia. 16-08-2014.
Pours bright gold, Fruity and citrusy nose, taste follows, Medium body, moderate bitterness.
Ar:6/10, App:3/5, Tst:6/10, Plt: 3/5, Ovll:12/20
Keg @London Craft Beer Festival 2014, The Oval, London. 17-08-2014.
Pours dark gold to amber. Quite dry, some caramel, pine, resins. Dry finish.
Ar:7/10, App:3/5, Tst:6/10, Plt:3/5, Ovl:12/20
Same beer in two days, cask @GBBF and keg@LCBF. Seemed to be a different beer according to my notes, but i enjoyed both versions the same.
mabel (7060) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[5973-20131020] Cask. Caramelized candy sticks aroma. Slightly hazy, orange body with a quick bubbly head. More caramel candied orange in the flavour. Mild bitter and sweet toasted light citrus flavour. Medium body. Good, nice mild bitter balance. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)
mR_fr0g (4810) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Euston tap. Light amber colour with a cascading creamy off white head. Aroma is light caramel nutty malts with a little touch of pine resin. Palate is wonderfully smooth and perfect cask condition. Flavour is medium caramel, base malts with grassy piney hop. Wonderfully balanced and very very drinkable. Little lingering spicy hop and light caramel malts.
johndoughty (4170) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. My first from this brewery.Bronze and a bit thin.Slightlly hoppy with some fruitiness. Name is a clever play on words but the beer is not so creative..
Jonb5 (417) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2014 Half pint at the Euston Tap. A: Pale amber, bronze, cloudy, kept a lid of film, lots of lacing. S: Apples on the turn. T: Earthy, burnt toffee, some wheat and fruit slightly on the turn. M: Medium body, moderate carbonation. O: Decent enough but fell between session beer and something really memorable.
ExMachina1 (3) - Tennessee, USA - OCT 25, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lovely hop aroma with luscious foam that lasts the whole pint. Nice malty flavor with a medium body. Very drinkable.
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at The Watford Beer Festival 2012. Poured a clear amber, with a thin off white head. Aroma of citrus hops, toasted malt and brown sugar. Grapefruit flavours, with caramel and biscuit. Finish was bitter resin, dry grain and brown bread.