Nuffield (3717) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazy golden/yellow. A sour citric note, then mellowing out nicely with a smooth, soft body. Reasonably good. (cask at the Craft Beer Co., June 2012)
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very hopping, with light citrus. Oily, but too sweet. Good, but not great. Decent.
BeerViking (2692) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Craft Beer Co, hazy gold with a lasting white head, citrus and green hops on the nose, astringent dry hoppy body with malty and peach notes. Very nice but lacking balance.
evergreen0199 (2144) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Euston Tap, London. A golden coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Citrus, hoppy aroma. Tastes hoppy, fruity, malty. A decent enough Thornbridge ale.
shoulderbroken (2202) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 13, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Euston Tap. Slightly cloudy blond/amber colour, with white creamy head. Aroma is slightly twiggy, pine hops, some lemon and a bit of stink. Taste is smooth and creamy, some citrus. Nice, but something weird in there too putting me off a bit. Not really getting all the tropical fruit to be honest.
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours a lightly cloudy gold with a very tight, white foam cap. Citrus, wet grass and piss in the nose. Medium sweet flavor with juicy cat pee, ripe tropical fruits, some straw and white sugar. Light bodied with soft, fine carbonation. Sweet, sticky-juicy finish, more pee, some citrus. Very nice beer. If the condition was a touch better this would be a knock-out.
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask. Light golden color with an attractive creamy white head. Fresh, subtle nose. Acid, lemon, light citrus funk. The taste is mildly bitter, easy to drink summer fruits and grass, slightly acidic tang. Light/medium body, subtle carbonation. Overall, a nice representation of the galaxy hop varietal. Reasonably tasty.
omegamike (152) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
One of the best pale ales to surface from Thornbridge in some time. Showcasing the Galaxy hop wonderfully with its golden, malty base. The thick, sweet body of the beer itself lends itself well to a such a lovely hoppy ale. Elements of sage and tangerine characterise the finish what is a worryingly quaffable beer.
berkshirejohn (4679) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at CASK Pub and Kitchen, Pimlico. Not too impressed by this, the Galaxy hop did not stand out particularly for me. Poured pale amber with loose white head; muted fruit aroma; soft, almost soapy in the mouth, with flowery hops and a gentle but sustained light biscuity body with some pepper towards the finish.
taganaya (39) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2012
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at the Hillary step, whalley range, Manchester. Gold with foamy white head. aroma of mango, peach, yeast. Taste is strongly tropical fruits with perfect amount of malt to give it some body. Very nice.