Tranquillity (1381) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Red beautiful colour, aroma pleasant with some sweetness and grass. Small head. The flavour contained toffee, flowers and honey. The aftertaste was even sweeter. Beautiful as a whole.
jhliesen (692) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (or so I was told) at the Dubliner in Goteborg--#19 on the 2006 Europe tour-A creamy head sat atop a ruby/brown color brew with a fruity aroma. The taste was well balance with the malts on the front end and a hoppy finish with caramel taste lasting throughout.
anchr (18) - Trondheim, NORWAY - APR 15, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Redish color. Some laces. Strong bitterness and some fruityness and burnt taste. A good ale that isn’t quite excellent.
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
[cask at JDW] Aroma is weighted towards malty, caramel and some fruity notes. medium body, sweet finish with a little bitterness.
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma has some fruitish malts. Taste is similar and quite full, with grassy hops trying to balance, but not quit making it. Not bad beer though.
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 28, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pint pulled at The Railway in Putney (London), a clear brown amber with a think white head. A rich malty aroma with a strong rich maltiness in the flavour. Very smooth up front with a long bittering finish.
Nekronos (3365) - Xalapa, MEXICO - DEC 19, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: APR 30, 2006 NOt much to say about it, it was a little dark, and very good foam. But nothing bad and nothing new about it.
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Charlies, Copenhagen. Clear amber colour with a small off white head. Sweet fruity aroma. Malty and sweet flavor with caramel notes and a light bitter finish.
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2009 1. Cask Handpump at the Moon Under Water, Manchester (JDW) 29/10/2003
Copper amber coloured and fruity. Bitter slightly dry full malt finish.
2. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 15/11/2005
Copper coloured beer with lots of fruitiness. Slightly sour bitterness in a lasting finish that is full of caramel malt.
3. Cask Handpump at Wetherspoons, Heathrow Terminal 4 Level 2 07/10/2008
Malt aroma. Amber coloured with some alcohol present. Some sweetness with a crisp smooth and fruity slightly bitter finish.
argo0 (11163) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Cask at The Spanish Galleon Tavern, Greenwich) Clear amber body with off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, peach, floral. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, earthy/leafy, faint spice. Light-medium body, slight resin.