kermis (11268) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared thanks to Benzai. Pours clear golden with a small off white head. Aroma of cereal, grain and light fruity hops. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Zer0 (1207) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at THT. Pours clear golden. Aroma is citrus, malts, hay and grass. Taste is moderate bitter and light sweet. Decent.
deanso (9213) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
sample @THT courtesy of Benzai.
Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Nice subtle bitterness. A good bitter
RichTheVillan (6903) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at JDW The Charlie Hall; clear golden yellow pour with thin white head, sweet malt aroma, taste of citrus, grapefruit underlying sweetness.
larsga (7316) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Small white head. Clear amber body. Light floral fruity aroma with perfumy notes. Dry-sweet perfumy grape taste with fruity resiny notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, flat mouthfeel. Dryish resiny strawy wooden aftertaste with dusty grassy notes. Nice, but a bit harsh. (0.284l cask at Grain Loft, Manchester Airport.)
minutemat (4452) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint at The Royal Hill Inn, Edgerley. Really hit the the spot this after a long drive. A thirst quenching blend of floral hops and crisp malts with a clean bitterness. Another pint please barman.
hirigalzkar (2955) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Akkurat. Pours golden, only slightly hazy, with a finger high white head. Grape and orange notes in aroma. Taste is malt dominated and somewhat sour (!?) with notes of citrus and with heavy good tasting notes of orange. Low carbonation. Quite smooth.
finol (3124) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Akkurat
Pours hazy amber with a nice white head.
Hoppy, grass and orange cest. Slightly soapy.
zacgillbanks (4557) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a pale golden ale with bitter pine and caramel flavours, sweet toffee, biscuit and bitterness on the finish. Superb considering the low ABV.
Nilz (503) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at ’munro’s’ Glasgow. Aroma floral, citrus and hops. Taste hops and a bread-like flavour. Pleasant.