TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2009
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On handpull at GBBF ’09, a golden amber with an off-white head. A generous floral malt aroma. The malty palate is quite earthy, dominating any hop flavour.
scotty (1137) - SCOTLAND - JAN 11, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Handpump at the Howard Arms, Carlisle. Perfectly clean gold with a long lasting thick white head. Good balanced palate and finish.
Travlr (21190) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 3, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear amber, thin white head. Aroma of pine and malt. Bitter throughout, especially in the finish. Average.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2008
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
A Mes rate. Cask at the Bree Louise. Golden brown. No head. Bland appley aroma. Similar flavour with a mineral note in the finish and some late bitterness. Boring below par bitter rather than best bitter if you ask me.
jfb (5429) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 22, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2010 (draught) clear golden colour with a creamy white head. light aroma of banana, pale malts, bread dough and herbal hops. surprisingly dominant flavour of piney, floral hops, along with white bread, notes of banana and grainy pale malts. light to medium body with smooth carbonation and a light bitter finish.
Lubiere (12776) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2008
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
A golden amber ale with a thick off white head. A pleasant caramel malt aroma. In mouth, a light bodied ale with nice British hops, however, lacks in body and malt. Light resinous hops do come out later. On tap at JD Wetherspoon, Heathrow, Mid Nov. 2006. 2.69 pounds.
CH-303 (1931) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 8, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Appearance: Clear dark golden. Little bit of white head.
Aroma: Hops and slightly lemony. Some fruit.
Taste: Quite bitter. Some malt and fruit. Standard stuff. Dry.
Info: 1/3 pint, 8/8-2008, 181/300
daniele (7959) - ITALY - AUG 7, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
chiara schiuma media leggera maltata luppolo rinfrescante molto leggera ma non molta aromatica mediamente amara
oh6gdx (25207) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask. Aroma is wood and flowery hops along with some slight sourness to it. Flavour is sweetish sour redberries along with some wooden dryness. Long berryish aftertaste along with some sour apples.
KimJohansen (10416) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear golden with medium off white head. Sweet aroma with apples and peach and floral hops. Sweet flavor with apples and caramel notes. Mild hints of hops to finish is bitter.