bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Amber beer with a dark cream head. Slightly skunky aroma with light malt. Malt and light woodsy flavor. Medium bodied. Malt and light caramel lingers with light woodsiness.
Everettm (81) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Mild carbonation, hay colour with a small amount of head. Light delicate nose of grain, some banana, lemon and grassy hops. Biscuit and grain dominance with highlights of grapefruit, lemon and hints of banana. Finish of malt sweetness offset by a light musky hop bitterness, somewhat dry.
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Golden with a fluffy white foam. Aromas are yeasty with lemon and grassy notes. Woody, spicy and floral with light pine. Flavours are crisp lemon with base biscuit and grain. Spicy and peppery with bitter grapefruit and pine. Quite lip smacking fruitiness. Itís pretty good.
Leighton (11871) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at a ChrisO tasting - London. Pours clear gold with a fine, bubbly head. Big bread and light caramel aroma. Medium sweet flavor with lightly toasted caramel, long bread, faint hay bitterness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Light sticky sweet finish with more caramel, light leafy bitterness. Not bad.
zoucrew102 (616) - - APR 5, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Aroma is slightly hoppy with citrus and sweet raisin notes. Pours copper colored with large white head. Taste is slightly hoppy at first, then smooths out with citrus and raisin notes.
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gunnfryd (11208) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is butterscotsch, malt, dried fruits. Flavour is butterscotsch, malt, hop, dried fruits, caramel, alcohol. Ordinary beer.
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not bad.. Jess picked this one up for me at some point over the holidays. Doesnít really have a "christmas" character, but for an English amber, this beer is remarkably flavorful with a decent body to boot.
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle from BevMo - Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a 2/3 finger thick off white head. Faint lacing. Aroma is grain and herbal hops. Flavor is toasted malt, esters, and herbal hops. Medium body. Worth a try.
Dazz3 (1554) - Hšllefors, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Pours copper with a big white head. Smells fruity hoppy, plums, fresh. Tastes fruity hoppy with a bitter finish.
mansquito (3568) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
New Beer Distributors, NY 50cl ($4.75): Pours light amber with a nice looking white head. Aroma is dark fruits and caramel malts. Taste is slightly bitter and moderately sweet. Malts dominate the taste. Body is lighter than expected. Minimal aftertaste. Ultimately, this ainít that interesting, which isnít to say I was expecting all that much.