Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - JUL 13, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico, 05/07/14.
Lightly hazed pale golden with a moderate off white swirl and edgeing.
Nose is floral, straw, earthy hop backnotes, apricot rinse.
Taste comprises biscuit malt, apricots, citric rind, straw, earthy, vanilla fudge.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, drying close with an apricot rinse.
So so, truth be told another let down from Thornbridge of late.
AndySnow (4068) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Where: Craft Beer Islington, London.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a minimal white haed.
Aroma: Hops, plum, apricot, fruit.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, plum, raisin, apricot.
AdiBeer (1499) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma: light apricot, light cereal. Appearance: light pale clear gold, small head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: very light body, light apricot, watery. Overall: very disappointing, too light, too bland. Pint at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.
Leighton (11850) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at CPK during the pub’s 5th birthday celebration - London. Pours clear, pale gold with a creamy, white head. Light tangy lemon aroma with faint hay notes. Light sweet flavor with mild lemon, faint citric tang, melon. Light in body with fine carbonation. Nicely balanced to finish with further lemony tang, dry pale bread. Novel stuff. It’s like a gose but without the teeth. Very nice.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned handpump Craft Beer Co WC1 London 28/07/14. A blonde beer with a white head and lace. Apricots in the nose are good and welcoming. Comes through in the mouth too with pale malts but it is a bit thin. A decent beer but below par for Thornbridge.
Ferris (4981) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask - Light citrus and pale malt. Pale yellow gold with no head. Flowery and some light green apple. Light and almost water.
yespr (31804) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From cask. Pours pale yellow with a ko lasting head. Aroma is fruity, peachy. Fruity, grassy, light citrusy. Mild. Light fruity and no real bitterness.
rlgk (11442) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Craft Beer Islington, London. Pale golden beer with a small offwhite head. Grassy hop aroma, fruity, hay notes, maybe some apricot. Fruity flavor, sweetish, apricot, some raisins, strange and quite bad.
EdKing (1981) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Craft Beer Co Holborn/ Covent Garden. Pale amber, small white head. Nose is floral, musty grain, light apricot. Taste is light apricot, but with a bit of musty, malty grain, biscuit malt. Sort of average golden ale but with a nice bit of floral apricot.
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
21st July 2014
Craft Clerkenwell. Cask. Almost clear beer, very pale gold. No real head. Palate is light and dry. Very light and dry.pale malts. Light floralness. Somewhat insipid apricot. Some tang. Light dry finish. While not terrible there is an instinctive and immediate wrongness here.
harrisoni (14106) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask handpull at Craft Clerkenwell. Clear gold. Not much condition. Some dried apricot flavour. Reminded me of my dad’s apricot homemade wine and not in a good way. Eeek. Um no couldn’t finish a half pint.