Hanoi (473) - Greater Manchester, - MAY 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nose is light citrus, peach, a little sugary syrup. Taste is grapefruit, a little caramel, some pine and herbal notes in the long finish. Mouthfeel is full.
A very nice APA which makes a change from the endless parade of west coast IPAs
s_hartshorne (1875) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask west riding dewsbury. Holden good white head lace. Aroma is fruit salad hops taste same great sweet malts long grapefruit hoppy bitters. Nice body. Very good
minutemat (1888) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle from Beermoth, drunk at home with some BBQ ribs in the garden. Pours amber with a foamy white head. Big initial burst of citrus on the nose, bright grapefruit in the taste, mellowing with some mandarin and tropical elements coming through before a bitter finish. Nicely blended IPA.
downender (6565) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol, 6/5/2014. Clear and golden, with a slight white head. Decent tropical fruits and tangerines, with some juicy hops, biscuity malts and a decent, bitter finish. Very good.
Garrold (1895) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Beermoth, Manchester. Clear, gold colour. Thin, broken, white head. Sweet malt. Juicy peach. Light toffee. Hint of mintiness. Taste is grapefruit juice, pithy bitterness. Some dryness. Some astringency, too. Fresh palate. Long, bitter finish. Very quaffable.