FatPhil (12722) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2008
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask (Penny Black, Bicester)
Rich brown, sparkler head. Not lacking in subtlety, but alas lacking in sophistication. Punchy raw maltiness, a bit flat and oxidised. Probably old. Should rerate.
evilsoc (191) - WALES - MAY 7, 2008
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cereal, malt and liquorice nose, some herbs. Sweetish. quite nice but I lost interest.
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light yellow oclored, little yellow head. Lemony, soapy aroma with some berries and hoppy bitterness. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor starts with slight chocolate and fruits, aftertaste turns to finely bitter with still some chocolate. Well, good one, still slightly watery palate.
Maria (10205) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thistle Hotel, Aberdeen, Scotland, 15.08.05, draught and very cold, but I drank it with dinner. The color is dark amber and the head has big bobbles. The aroma is hoppy with notes of caramel, and the flavour has notes of aroma hops, caramel and a bit of fruit. The bitterness is nice, and itís an really OK Bitter.
altonbrownd (5102) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On cask at Punch Tavern, London. Gold colour. Hoppy and eggy. Smooth. Flavour of coriander. Nice bitter.
dj (556) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nitro-keg at the Waterton Park Hotel, Wakefield 22/08/2007. A golden colour with a floral aroma. Taste is floral with light citric undertones. Smooth to drink. A simple, easy-drinking bitter.
blankboy (7044) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 15, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Whitelocks Pub, Leeds. Pours a clear golden-orange with an average size lasting creamy white head. Nice lacing. Mild aroma of sweet malt, fruit and light hops. Slightly sweet, malty, fruity flavour with some light hops and a light bitter finish. Average bodied. Pretty good, I wish it was a bit hoppier but nevertheless itís a good session beer.
beervis (243) - Taylorís Country, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasty session bitter - deep copper with small creamy head, light tangy hops, biscuity. Mouthfeel a little thin but smooth as silk - a good pint.
cgarvieuk (19734) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pale amber coloured ale, light hop nose, with a light fruity malt with little bitterness
jammin7jg (139) - Burnage, Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
[CASK: The Salisbury Ale House, Manchester 24/06/06] As the main brew for Theakstons I can help but wish for a bit more... This is just my opinion. This is a popular ale and is quite tasty. I myself prefer something a little stronger. Not bad, just not great either.