wimpyjoe (2657) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden with a creamy head and maybe just short of medium bodied, however it has a lovely smooth feel to it in the palate. Has a malty aroma, but fairly neutral in taste.
allmyvinyl (1819) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the York Tap. Pours clear pale gold with a thin white head & lacing. Light tropical fruit aromas, light dusty malt. Taste has a good bitterness and a chalky bite. Clean finish. Decent.
gegwilson (512) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask at the Beamish beer festival. A slightly hazy golden amber colour. The overwhelming feel is of a very watery beer. There are some grapefruit bitter hop notes in there, but they don’t come through strongly. Below average.
mR_fr0g (1779) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask handpull at the bell and bear. Aroma is spicy hop,grainy straw malts. Light copper golden coloured pour with a dense white head. Flavour is spicy hop some veg broth and dusty grain. Hops are not good in this one.
Bragesnak (5323) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lyric, Soho, DK.
Amber with small head. Aroma of citrus and tropic fruit. Flavor with malt, esters and some caramel
Beersiveknown (2389) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Belfast beer festival 2013
Pithy lemon rind, brash lupulin bitterness with gooseberry balance. Medium body gentle carbonation.
Theydon_Bois (6459) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 15/11/13.
Lightly hazed golden with a good sized white head formed of bubbles.
Nose is bitter orange, lemon sherbet, touch of mango, grassy, light hop presence.
Taste comprises light pine, earthy hops, orange pith, mandarin, touch of grapefruit.
Medium bodied ,soft carbonation, grassy hop bitterness in the finish.
Solid hoppy blonde affair as one comes to expect from Roosters.
kerenmk (1874) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Blackwell Inn, Carlton On Cleveland, September 2013. As Rooster’s Blackwell Mule. Clear golden with white head. Perfumed biscuit and a little pine-aroma cleaning liquid. Fresh, floral, hoppy bitterness. Medium body, hoppy floral finish.
Martin243 (669) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pint at the Schooner Gateshead. Hazy yellow with a thin white skim. Citrus aroma, lemony hoppy flavour, hint of ... peanuts? Thin body, gentle carbonation, bitter finish. Not bad, would have preferred a bit more alcohol and body though.
larsga (5893) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium beige creamy head. Clear coppery body. Light floral caramelly aroma with fruity notes. Dry-sweet resiny dusty strawy taste with caramelly notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, flat mouthfeel. Dry resiny caramelly aftertaste is slightly watery. It’s good, but not their best. (0.284l cask at The Little Angel, Whitby.)