DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Doggetts, Blackfriars Bridge. Creamy and malty nose. Pours orange amber beer with white head and generous lacing. Taste is malty, sweet, hoppy with a sharpness like Amarillo finishes like a bitter.
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Doggett’s. Colour is light amber with thin head. aroma is hoppy, grapefruit, citrus, malts. Taste is refreshingly hoppy but over powering, honey, caramel. Finish is dry, creamy & smooth.
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 25, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Pours a clear amber colour with a small white head. Fresh aroma of fruits and bitter hops with some maltiness. Thin mouthfeel. The flavour is hoppy with a mild fruitiness, some caramel and some malt.
downender (6722) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask Conditioned at The Mad Bishop and Bear, Paddington Station. Pale amber colour with a slight white head. Aroma of hay with some sweet malt and a touch of fruitiness. Flavour had some biscuit malt before a bland and slightly sweet finish. Ok.
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 20, 2008
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Charlie’s, Copenhagen
Hazy orange color. Too simple, light yeast touch, some caramel, watery. Disappointing.
altonbrownd (3714) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask at Cove, London. Yellow colour. Nice aroma. Really peppery nose. Corny. Some toffee, caramel. Some bitterness toward the end.
yespr (33872) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear yellow with a little white head. Fruity and slight spiced aroma. Flavour is hoppy fresh with a note of a somewhat herbal soapy tone. Mild bitterness towards the finish, remains rather fresh fruity but also with that unmistakenly herbal/spice note.
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2007
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Uxbridge Arms, Notting Hill, 30th Dec 2007. Slightly cloudy yellow with a creamy head. Aroma is fruity and brambly. Flavour is brambles, hops and then toffee and malt flavour coming through. Well balanced with a long aftertaste.
larsga (6553) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Small white head. Slightly hazy yellow body. Sweetish floral fruity resiny hop aroma. Soft sweetish dry resiny floral fruity hop taste with honey notes. Soft, clean, smooth mouthfeel. Dry floral resiny aftertaste. Harmonic and balanced. An excellent session beer with lovely hop character. (0.5pt cask at Uxbridge Arms.)
jerryballoono (32) - Urgup, TURKEY - DEC 9, 2007
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pint cask,Carbeile Inn, Torpoint, Cornwall
Orange coloured bitter with large lasting white head, good malt balence with bitter aftertaste. Citrus aroma. This was probably the best kept pint of real ale I had during my month in England earlier this year - I make no apologies for the high score it deservedly got.