rosenbergh (5607) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 500 ml bottle. BB 23/Oct/13. (K-Citymarket) Jyväskylä, Finland.
Clear brown colour with a tiny white head.
Mild floral hops, sweetish malt and syrup in the aroma.
The flavour is mild sweetness, mild maltiness and some mild hoppiness. Quite easy.
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask in the rake. Alround rating: Caramel pale malt, earthy yeasty character, fruity character, bit of fruity hop balance. Decent.
Theydon_Bois (5486) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the William Webb Ellis (JDW), Twickenham - 02/03/13.
Lightly hazed golden amber with a thin off white head that retains well.
Nose is dark malts, fruits, light hops.
Taste comprises much the same, apple, light sugar.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter finish.
Average - have had in the past and now having rated it confirms not one to revisit unless its the only beer on!
deyholla (5408) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Bree Louise with Sarah. Pours a clear amber with a near white head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has notes of raisin and dark grains with other dried fruits. Flavor has notes of raisins and dried fruits with a bit of bread backing.
Bragesnak (5155) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 22, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Matthews tasting, Gyngen, Aarhus, DK.
Golden with white head. Aroma and flavour of malt with much diacetylic butter
SilkTork (5021) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2010
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask - The Rake, Southwark. Kook’s crawl. Faint nettles. Soft milk flavour. Summery. Soft citric like peach. Hoppy and drinkable.
lusikka (5019) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught @ Naamat, Tampere.
Pours a cloudy dark brown and creamy head. Aroma of grass, gooseberries and some sour notes. Flavour of harsh grainy malts, gooseberries, grassy hops and sour berries. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and a harsh, bitter, sour finish. The sour notes here are rather off-putting.
olio (4838) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle.
Pours golden color with a small head. Aroma of grass, fruits, mild malts and caramel. Flavor of mild caramel malts, citrus fruits and hay. Bitter palate. Refreshing.
Miksu (4741) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Junction Tavern, London. Amber color. The aroma and flavor of caramel and fruity hops. Notes of candy sugar, honey, nuts and almonds. Not bad, a bit too caramelly.
Sigmund (4541) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask (hand pump) at the Bree Louise, London. Copper colour, low off-white head. No aroma detected. Soft and smooth mouthfeel and flavour, nutty malts. Low bitterness.