Erasmus_ro (1188) - Alabama, USA - JAN 26, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2014 Cask @ Gallows Bird RAF 2013. Pours dark orange amber. Aroma is caramel, light marzipan, sweet malts. Taste is quite sweet again with caramel malts dominating. Some pineish hops trying to make an appearance. Full palate. Ridgeway doesn’t really do these strong ones well.
Philym (692) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: Clear copper/ruby with short lived ivory cm thick head.
Aroma: Vinous, spiritous, caramel, syrup, liquorice, boiled sweets, dried fruit, pepper and bread.
Taste: Medium sweetness, low/medium bitter and sourness with an alcohol warmth.
Palate: Thick smooth texture, medium body, low carbonation, lingering sweet, liquorice, dried fruit, caramel, syrup, vinous, spiritous dry finish with alcohol warmth.
Comments: Gorgeous. Bottle 2887 lot 422.
guzgorog (169) - FRANCE - FEB 12, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bière rousse, pas de mousse. Nez de malt légèremetn grillé, caramel, épices, alcool. En bouche, compléteement plate, le corps est liquoreux, le malt domine, un peu de biscuit, caramel, l’alcool est trop présent. Franchement pas top ...
harrisoni (12651) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Terre de Boissons calais. Clear light brown beer lasting beige head. Sticky sweet malt aroma. Some obvious alcohol in the mouth. Some toast. Fruity. Orange peel. It’s pretty decent. Not hot on the finish just a little sting. I would recommend it.
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours golden with a slight red tinge, lots of hops and bitter after notes with a floral/herb kick, good without being great but a nice beer
McNeillR (976) - SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Soft auburn red, grey ringed head. Oaty bitter nose. Decent, slightly tinny - firm copper and alright malty tang. Takes well, slightly bright finish. No bad.
Bottle, November Tasting.
BenH (2014) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours dark amber with white head. Spicy woody atoma with caramel and toffee. Taste of caramel, toffee, biscuit, slightly metallic. Sweet and a bit tangy
cgarvieuk (13160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home... Amber... Thin tan head... Soft sweet toffee malt nose... Soft juicy malts.. Sweet roast.. Soft toffee... Soft fruits...
thewolf (10770) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, bought @ YNWA Beershop, Kolding. Pours redish amber with a small, creamy, white head. Aroma has caramel, red berries, vinious, light raisin, mild yeast. Medium carbonation, fine creamy and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour has fat caramel, malts, vinious, warming, light raisin. A bit unbalanced.
Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at JF’s, cheers James, 17/08/13.
Lightly hazed amber with a thin white head that dissipates edgeward.
Nose is Caramelised sugars, dark pitted fruit, toffee.
Taste comprises toffee, sugars, light alcohol, dark fruits, dates, prunes.
Medium bodied with bite, moderate carbonation.
Drinkable affair but not much depth for a 10% number, however the booze is well integrated.
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper colour with a small white head. Malty aroma with lots of toffee. Sweetmalty flavour with a touch of citrus