visionthing (4071) - Oslo, - FEB 13, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle from Varnaveien mineralvann. Pours clear amber with an off-white head. Lightly malty aroma with caramel and notes of fruits and hops. Hints of roasty notes too. Sweet and lightly malty and fruity with mild hoppy bitterness in the finish. Slightly bitter aftertaste. Quite well balaced and easy to drink. Light to medium body with average carbonation. A bit weak in flavour and slightly boring, but still refreshing and nice enough.
YantarCoast (681) - Moscow, RUSSIA - NOV 7, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
500ml bottle. Pours amber with no head. Low carbonation. Aroma of spices, nuts, plums, caramel. Taste is caramel, barely, hops and nuts.
mR_fr0g (7237) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpull. Mostly clear amber coloured pour with a lasting off white creamy top. Aroma is nutty, raisin bread, bit of staling, dried apple. Flavour is composed of nutty light toffied malts, raisin and dried apples, little dishwater. Some rough grains in the finish. Palate is medium sweet, moderate cask condition. OK bitter but pretty boring.
jercraigs (9154) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2015-09-22. Crisp amber body, near headless. 3+ Aroma has a vaguely tea like, or seaweed note (reminds me of a sushi restaurant somehow)
Flavour is similar with tea notes, light bitterness. Smooth average bodied palate, low carbonation. Okay. Cask at The Falcon, London, UK..
sharkydodson (860) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 9, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
the aroma is malty and fruity with hints of bisquit, caramel and lollipop... the taste is malty with notes of caramel, candy, garden fruits and bisquit... bitter, sweet and dry aftertaste...
trapped (1783) - New York, TURKEY - SEP 3, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ The Junction. Dark amber with very small frothy white head that leaves a ring, faint caramel aroma, high carbonation, thin body, light caramel taste, abruot finish. Quite mellow but drinkable.
KyotoLefty (8492) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark reddish brown, low foamy head. Malty e, chocolate, caramel, erthy malt, lightly spicy. Se,i-sweet, caramel, erthy. Decent hop balance but no so interresing.
niquillis (2312) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Roebuck, Leek. Pours red brown with off white head. Some spice, bitter smoke, slightly too sweet.
Towey1989 (1181) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear copper amber colour with a creamy white head. Aroma of caramel, spice, some nuts, subtle butterscotch and slight banana. Taste of caramel, butterscotch, some banana, subtle raisin, slight nuttiness and spicy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A malty finish with a subtle spicy hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Malty and smooth but unaspiring and too sweet, forgettable.
AtronSeige (1086) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: Medium-light caramel. Light floral.
Appearance: Clear copper body. thin, tan head. low retention.
Flavour: Medium-light bitterness. Light hops, floral, grassy. Light astringency. Dry finish with lingering astringency.
Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation.
Overall: Missing in the hoppiness/bitterness that you usually get for the style, but not a bad beer.
500 ml bottle, poured.
8B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured clear reddish brown with an off white head. Aroma of sweet berries, liquorice and caramel malt. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.