DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Red amber rocky pour fizzing steadily. But it is in a weizen. Nose warms up with rose, blackcurrant, choc with orange oil,floral tangy hops and malt nuttiness in equal measure. Clinging woolly froth, nibble of Terrys, silky milk choc malts drying into toasty, resiny bitterness. Enjoyable, balanced and surprisingly festive.
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Amber colour with a large airy slightly off white head, some lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet hops maybe nuts. Slightly fizzy with a metallic taste.
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 25, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber. Fast head. Aroma: Caramel, grassy hops. Flavor: Caramel malts, grapefruit, grass, earth. Bitter finish.
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle - medium-light amber with small head. Faint toffee malt aroma. Flavor is biscuit malt, a little hop bitterness in the finish. Modest body.
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle@Home. Toffee, flowers and a hint of grass in the aroma. Amber color, beige head, good lace. Sweet, light bitter, toffee, hint of citrus, light herbal, a little sticky. Nice session beer.
SilkTork (5537) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2008
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2011 Oct, 2008</br> 500ml bottle from local Spar in Swansea. A crude forced carbonation that’s rather sharp and acidic like a cheap lager. Nasty aroma of sheep shit and straw. This doesn’t remind me at all of the rather nice beer I had from the cask at Cayo Arms in Cardiff a few years ago. This is plain, thin and lacking in character. A fairly typical British bottled bitter - well, no, this is worse than average. Stale, cardboardy hops. Stewed gluey vegetable water. Burnt rubber and sugar. Not that nice really - but drinkable enough I suppose. [2.4]
Aug, 2011</br> 500ml unfiltered bottled from Beers of Europe. Big foam. Initially pleasant toffee accented malt with lively citric hops from America, finished with some earthy, dusty British hops. Then some dirty, unwashed notes come in. Some cardboard flavours. Some watery yeasty notes. There’s promise here, but the beer cannot deliver on that promise due to an inadequate bottling process. [2.6]
HenrikSoegaard (13067) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Light amber colour. Nice malty aroma. Moderate bitter lightcaramellic flavor. Oily palate. Moderate bitter nice finish.
FrankJohansen (3616) - Sabro, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Clear amber colour with a medium mostly lasting creamy head and a fari lacing. Rich malty aroma and taste with notes of sweet caramel and fruits. Semi hoppy dry finish.
bhensonb (13978) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from D&J Liquor in (near) St. Louis, MO. Amber color with a decent beige head. Very "light stone fruit" aroma over slightly roasted caramel. Medium plus body with creamy carbonation. Flavor is rather malty with a fair amount of fruitiness. Finish tends to end bitter. Fits ESB style, though perhaps the malt is a bit rougher than usual.
KimJohansen (10416) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber with tiny white head. Sweet malty flavor with ashy and grassy notes. Ends sweet and ashy.