hohops (704) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask. Appearance is clear and golden with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, hops, cut grass. Very bitter hops in the taste, fruity, zesty orange undertones.
tommann (3212) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml bottle at 4.8%. Pours bright gold with a small frothy head. Aroma is buttery lemon and biscuit. Taste has straw and lemon with a buttery finish.
MrBlueSky93 (523) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Cellar Door, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield.
Pours golden orange in colour, single finger white head. Aroma of light hops, light malts, fuggles maybe. Taste of initial lightly toasted malts, caramel, toffee, then orange, some grain, light yeast, light smokiness, some fruits, biscuit. Nice overall though!
ManVsBeer (7835) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from a National Trust location in England. Brighter amber-gold in colour with a small head. It’s very lightly spiced with a small berry fruit evient. It’s mainly a well balanced ale that’s very drinkable.
jamesie1857 (1865) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from Mitchell’s Wines, Meadowhead - Straw yellow body, thin white head. Nose is floral and sweet citrus, taste starts sweet then has a pretty dry finish, with hints of grapefruit. This one is on the rich side, thick mouthfeel, and very refreshing too.
ReV2 (170) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
From Baccus Wines, Olney, Bucks. Soapy head, elderflower aroma, straw coloured. sweetish, a little cloying. Finish is pleasant hop, light malt, honey. It’s 4.8% now, that’s what it says on the label..
allmyvinyl (8809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of apples and lemon, little soap. Taste had a light malt sweetness and gentle balancing bitterness. Medium carbonation, clean finish. Nice.
berkshirejohn (5738) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl bottle from Brown & Green, Trentham, Staffs. A sparkling pale golden pour with a thin white head; slightly musty, orangey citrus aroma; crisp, sharp grapefruit taste wirh some fruity sweetness; and a zingy finish. An excellent golden ale.
BlackHaddock (5756) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shugborough Hall has had a brewhouse since Victorian times, it was refurbished some years ago. In 1996 Titanic were asked to brew there commercially, the brewery is situated in the Staffordshire County Museum.
This beer was the second beer on a ’Random British Tasting Evening’ 8th Jan 2011.
Brown 500ml bottle, poured into an ’Old Speckled Hen’ vase shaped pint glass.
A white wispy head sat on top of a light amber body, the beer showed a slight haze.
Mild hop aroma, with an apple/pear orchard harvest time type smell.
Sweetish on the tongue, with a pleasing hoppy bitterness as the mouth drys.
Tangy and sharp feel to the beer, easy to drink and moorish.
sm89walt (1905) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask (gravity) - The Trafford Arms, Norwich. Clear golden yellow coloured beer that poured with a medium sized disappearing bubbly white head. Zesty lemon and lime, sweeter citrus and a pithy malt bitterness. Good balance between the hops and pale malts. A light floral edge, particularly on the nose. Light to medium body, soft though refreshing and brigh mouthfeel. Lingering bittersweet hoppy finish. A decent golden.