hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Sweet aroma and delightful sweet malty taste with a little dryness. I enjoyed this.
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - MAR 24, 2008
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
great honey farm aroma and a crystal clear golden hugh. Flavor of light malt and biskey with a fruit forward finish.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pours out in a clear reddish amber colour with a large creamy white foam. Dryish notes of grass and nutshells in the aroma with buttery maltiness in the background. Medium-bodied with balanced flavours of fudge, red berries, almonds and grassy hops. Long medium bitter finish of raspberry jam, nuts, toffee, minerals, dried oranges, and wet grass. Highly drinkable and well-composed.
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. Brown / amber pours with off-white head. Malty aroma with nice dark fruits / caramel thrown in too. Taste is soft with creamy texture. Nicely balanced with dry finish.
Svesse (6843) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm, 14 Sep 2007) Dark amber colour with frothy off-white head. Malty nose with notes of dark fruit, figs, prunes and some dusty hops. Malty taste with dark fruit, figs and prunes. Some malt sweetness, turns drier towards the finish with balanced notes of dusty hops. Smooth and balanced.
omhper (20669) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2007 Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Brownish amber. Buttery malt aroma. Medium bodied with restrained sweetness and soft, chewy mouthfeel. Buttery and a tad roasty, salty finish. A well balanced mildly flavourful quaffable bitter.
reakt (949) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 cask @ jdw, newington causeway. Copper with a thin off white head. Lovely cloudy pour off the pump. Nose of grains and hops with notes of malt and rum. Buttery cheese in the taste with malt and yeast. Creamy texture with a watery hop finish.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A Mes Rate:
Cask at Baker Street ’Spoons. Metallic and malty. Heavily wheaty with slight fruit in the finish. Quite strong yeasty character all ’round. Uninspiring in every department.
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
[Cask from The Three Judges] Deep amber, moderate, tight head. Caramel and floral notes dominate, malt loaf notes. Firm palate, dry fruity finish.
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned at the Royal Standard, Wooburn Common. Brown with a patchy white head. Dark, full bodied best bitter with biscuity malt, some caramel/toffee and a bit of fruit. Nice.