hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Slight sour fruit aroma. Malty taste is quickly followed by quite an intense ashy bitterness. Not bad.
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a clear dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with some hints of caramel. Fruity malty flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a dry malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.
berkshirejohn (4451) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2006
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Wetherspoons Heathrow Terminal 2: Orange brown with a cream head which lasted to the end of the pint; malty aroma; smooth and full bodied in the mouth, dominated by the hops, leaving a pleasingly bitter aftertaste.
thomat (2035) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber color with a nice off-white foam. malty aroma with a hint of fruit. Medium body with some bitterness in the finish.
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Mabel’s Tavern, St Pancras, London, 30 July) Colour is mahogany with disappearing off-white head. Nose is malty with dark fruit and wild berries (blackberries). Taste is mainly malty with a balancing dark fruity character, notes of blackberries, raspberries, cherries and caramel. Balanced malty sweetness. Balanced dusty hop character in the finish. Very nice balance!
Tranquillity (1410) - 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 (719) - 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.