Svesse (5821) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Cask at Craft Beer, Clerkenwell, London, 18 July 2011) Amber colour with foamy, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with dried fruit, apricots and crystal malt. Malty, fruity taste with notes of dried apricots, crystal malt and a well balanced citrussy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with some sweetness. Solid and well balanced. Nice one.
joergen (19354) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Craft.
Clear orange coloured with a medium sized white head.
Fruity aroma of hops, citrus and pine needles.
Fruity flavour of hops and pine needles with notes of grass.
Dry hoppy finish.
madmitch76 (13066) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
23rd July 2011
On tap at Craft Beer. Clear amber beer with a good off white head. Low carbonation, smooth palate. Slightly sweet malt, also tastes a bit raw. Mild orangey hop bitterness. Dry finish. Ok but Thornbridge are better than this.
yespr (29437) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask at Craft. Pours clear and golden yellow to orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity, slight citrusy and crisp peachy. Bitter, citrusy and light grapefruity. Crisp hoppy and lingering citrusy into a dry and bitter finish.
oh6gdx (19934) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask@Craft Beer Co, London. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruits, some herbs, mild floral notes as well as some sweet maltyness. Flavour is quite much the same, with the malts giving it a quite crisp flavour. Pleasant and wellhopped!
stravale (1810) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Trembling Madness, York. 160611 Golden ale with thin white head. Aroma of spicy citrus hops. Taste - hoppy beer with peppery, spicy citrus hops. Palate has a lingering bitter finish. Not the best of the Thornbridge range I’ve tried, but still a good beer
downender (5842) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol 3/06/2011. Amber with a decent off-white head. Sweet, caramel and red fruit aroma with some decent citrus hops. Flavour also started sweet, before plenty more fruit and a hoppy dry finish. Very good.
Leighton (9641) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Euston Tap. Golden brown pour with a foamy, white head. Malty nose, ripe fruits, subtle earth hops. Quite sweet flavor, malt-forward, fruits, some ripe fruits, citrus among them. Medium in body with fine carbonation. Sticky, sweet finish with some bitterness coming through at the end. Very good.
JohnRMurdoch (2886) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2011 Cask @ The Euston Tap. Sweet hoppy aroma. Medium brown colour. Reasonable head. Slightly sickly sweet hoppy flavour. Sweet aftertaste. Not Thornbridges best.
dynamiteninja (1334) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. The Sheffield Tap, Sheffield. This was one of the last pints of the barrel and unfortunately it showed. Medium white head, amber body. Alcohol, citrus, oranges, pine. Bitter, with sweet notes. Astringent, silky mouthfeel, warming.