madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
14th March 2012
Shakespeare’s Head Spoons, Holborn. Clear gold beer, little white head. Light dry palate. Okay minerally mild hops. A little juicy citrus - shot down by a bothersome sulphur streak.
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
cask at standing order ... thin off white head ... light zezty ... light sulphur nose ... soft sulphur again ... dry lemon ... soft fruit
harrisoni (13565) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask handpull at Shakespeare Head Spoons. Amber off white head. Sulphurus burton snatch and not great afterwards. Leaves a mouldy leaf taste in the mouth
Leighton (10683) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Crosse Keys, JDW, London. Pours clear gold with a fine, white foam head. Toasted hay on the nose. Medium sweet flavor with notes of dry hay and straw, light nuts and white bread toast. Light in body with fine carbonation. Mild spice in the finish, some bread, straw and light fruits. Pretty basic bitter but not too bad.
HenrikSoegaard (10476) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. DArk yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Creamy palate.
imdownthepub (10125) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with white head. Quite a fruity, light beer with a late hoppy, sharp note, some berry notes, redcurrant perhaps then orange zest in the follow through. I quite enjoyed this one.
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned handpump Eastgate Northampton. A golden beer with a whitish head. A fairly sweet floral beer in the mouth. Notes of toffee. The aroma is faintly sulphuric. Tastes good with a decent body. Not bad.
leaparsons (8019) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask, William Wygston, Wigston. Hazy gold with a firm cream head. Aromas are biscuit with caramel and stewed apple. Yeasty with floral notes. Flavours are dry biscuit with hints of honey and caramel. Very peppery on the palate with earthy apple and pear. A decent bitter.
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The Baron. Pint with chicken dinner. Slightly foggy brass, slim head lacing ornately. Rhubarb and custard-ish aroma; gooseberry, sour apple. Sourish tang of fruit; tangerine and lime hints, apple sauce, gooseberry, biscuit, lingering oat and wheat finish; retronasal saline, rhubarb. Better than reasonable.
berkshirejohn (4442) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask at the Monks Retreat (JDW), Reading. Amber with a tight white head; lacking aroma; soft and floury body with some sour grains; and a dry finish. A very ordinary bitter.