Svesse (5197) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Market Porter, Borough, London, 23 Nov) Dark amber colour with small head. Fruity nose with dried fruit (apricots, prunes). Fruity taste with dried fruit and a nice dash of earthy hops in the finish. Rather uncomplicated but a nice session ale.
Rune (6125) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 14, 2006
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Amber coloured. Low level foam. Sweet caramel aroma. Fresh hoppy taste and hints of dried fruit. Moderate palate. A bit dull (Half pint on gravity at the Ipswich Beer Festival, 22.09.2006).
Nekronos (3183) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 8, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very nice brewed. The foam was nice and took a time to settle. The flavour was malty more than bitter.
DJMonarch (9153) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 6, 2011 1. Cask Handpump at the Crown Inn, Stockport 07/08/2001
Mid brown coloured and bitter. Plenty of malt in the finish.
2. Cask Handpump at the Yorkshire Hussar, York 09/05/2009
Some hop aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and a little fruity with a hint of dryness in a lasting malt finish.
3. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 11/10/2010
Malt and hop aromas. Bronze coloured fruity and hoppy with a hint of bitterness in a dry and peppery malt finish.
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ Akkurat, Stockholm
Dark amber with a nutty aroma. Initially quite sweet, which develops into toffee and malts. Ends very dry and hoppy.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(cask at Oilver Twist, Stockholm) Hazy, dark amber colour with a mfirm white head. Malty aroma toffe, resin, light chocolate and butter. Strong but smooth flavour of light chocolate and cigarr. Long smooth resiny and resiny finish.
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Conditioned, at the Market Porter, Borough, London .
Rich honey, golden colour, with a creamy head. Malty, slightly sticky mouth feel. Complex malt base that provides interest.
chriso (7254) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2003
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mid amber colour. Quite fruity/malty, but with some balancing hop bite. Good balance and reasonably full bodied for the strength & style. Handpump, Head of Steam, London NW1, November 2003.
SilkTork (4898) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, WALES - SEP 10, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2005 Jan, 2004: Market Porter, London. Trad bitter colour with a touch of ruby. Assorted bubble head. Red berry flavour with elements of red wine. Dry. Long, shifting finish - mildly tannic and oaky. Musty red wine aroma. A tasty traditional bitter. [3.6]
omhper (17478) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2003
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampled cask conditioned at Akkurat, Stockholm, Sweden.
Nut brown. Some mashed apples in the nose. Sweet and clean with medium to light body and a flowery, salty bitterish finish. A drinkable cask ale that offers nothing extra.