larsga (6676) - Oslo, - OCT 19, 2009
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Medium beige creamy head. Deep brown body. No discernible aroma. Dry-sweet roasty earthy fruity taste with floral musty notes. Mild, smooth mouthfeel. Mid-bodied. Dryish roasty wooden aftertaste with earthy notes. Decent, but nothing special. (0.25l cask, Cloisters, Edinburgh.)
Scopey (8787) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Cloisters. It pours clear deep amber with a decent off-white head. The nose is wood, earth, leather, light toffee and biscuit. The taste is firm bitterness, wood, resin, leather, caramel, brown bread and biscuit with a dry finish. Lingering bitterness. Medium body and soft carbonation. Alright cask malty action.
androman (872) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask @ Cloisters Bar, Edinburgh. Body is clear deep amber, head is medium creamy beige fully lasting excellent lacing. Nose is caramel, aroma is molasses, honey, millet. Medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, later more hoppy bitter. Medium body, oily texture, no carbonation. Easy, a bit too sweet.
Stuu666 (6136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Cloisters. Pours dark amber, nose is sweet toffee, apple, taste is sweet, thin, light fruit.
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
(draught) pours a hazy ruby-amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of heavy butter, some bread dough, treebark and green apple. flavour is more butter and raisins, with a hint of earth and toffee, very bland. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.
Beersiveknown (3830) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
copper red with fine marshmallow head. Dusty caramel and hedge clippings on nose. Sweet red berry malts, quite dry on the tongue, full bodied and gentle carbonation. Digestive biscuit caramalt finish.
allmyvinyl (6025) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Cloisters. Amber pour, nice white head. Aromas of biscuit and red fruit. Caramel sweetness on the taste, nice balancing light bitterness. Easy drinking and very sessionable.
northropfrye (2595) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Cloisters, Edibnurgh. Amber body, a bit of sweetness in the aroma, but not too notable. Nice sweet malt and bitter hops in the taste, balanced. Not bad.
jamestulloch (2029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: Mild aroma of toffee, red fruits and lime.
Appearance: Amber body with a thin beige head. Great lacing.
Taste: A real thirst quencher - it’s really light and moreish. Lightly roasted malt, toffee apple and a slightly peppery finish.
Palate: Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Flat carbonation.
Overall: A very easy drinking Bitter.
MrW (448) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask @ Cloisters, Edinburgh.
Malty aroma, caramel, cheesy.
Amberbrownish, thick creamy head, lacing.
Nuts, balanced, bread, gently fades.
Medium body, rapidly gone.
asheft (2700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[on cask somewhere in Edinburgh]
Earthy hops aroma in balance with sweet caramel and toffee and apple. Clear red-brown under a lasting, off-white cover. Smooth and creamy gentle toffee flavour with subtle hops bitterness balanced by sweet malt. Hops flavour apparent and earthy and a bit spicy. Light to medium body, low carbonation, sweet toffee finish.