Theydon_Bois (16003) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at Cotts Convention ii, thanks to Shane, 05/03/16.
Hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering.
Nose is funky, apricots, tangy orange, yeast esters, straw.
Taste comprises funky notes, apple skin, apricot, bitter orange, damp hay, light spice.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent saison-esque Belgian.
Evilkniamhel (352) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to cgarvieuk dregs run. Pours cloudy gold. Nose of tropical fruit, orange peel, green apple. Taste is bitter, dry, not as tart as was expected from nose.
AshtonMcCobb (4903) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to cgarvieuk dregs run.
Appearance - cloudy lemon orange.
Nose -sour and salty orange.
Taste - more of the same.
Palate - medium bodied with a tangy texture and a long dry tangy finish
Overall - decent example
GlasgowTAD (1212) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gusher. Pours cloudy golden orange with a huge white head which soon recedes. Aroma is brett citrus zest, black pepper. Taste is citrus zest, herbs, lemon bitter.
allmyvinyl (8809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Craigs. Gusher! Pours hazy yellow gold with a thick white head. Aromas of faint wild yeast, funk, Brett. Taste is dry, sherbet. Faint lemon. Thin finish.
Stuu666 (9531) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at craig’s, gusher. Pours hazy orange, nose is barnyard funk, toffee, bretty, taste is dry, bitter, fruity.
cgarvieuk (20238) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle at home ... hazy amber .. thin white head ... soft funk fruit nose ... horseblanket .. fizzy ... horse funk .. dry fruit .. log dry sour funk ... bah
luttonm (3986) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle at Seattle tasting. Bright, hazy gold. Creamy white foam. Bright fruit, pale malt, brighter yeast, light brett. Apricot, lemon, spritely body, cloudy and warm.
The_Osprey (5466) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share at Cotteridge II as Toccalmatto / Prairie Okie Matilde, 6.2%. Many thanks to Shane. Vibrant orange, hazy, still, small foamy white head. Aroma is sour, a little pissy, air freshener, apricot. Body is light, tingly carbonation, a bit foamy. Taste is astringent, air freshener, mint, floral, dry finish. Vibrant and fresh tasting. Very good. (3.8)
Garrold (3776) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Cotteridge Beano v2. Hazy gold. Minimal head. Nose has grain. Lemon juice. Soft funk. Bready yeasts. Taste is crisp and light tart. Dries out.