Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at The Rising Sun, Berkhamsted on 26 Jul 2012. Poured a clear, bright ruby colour, with a rocky off white head. Aroma of straw, grain and berries. Raisins and apricots in the flavour, with a lot of bready malt. Finish was light hop bitterness, redcurrants and caramel.
berkshirejohn (4673) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at The Bear (JDW), Maidenhead. A hazy reddish copper pour with a loose scummy cream head; and an unattractive aroma of damp straw; it gets better on drinking, soft and malty with some caramel; before a well-balanced bitterness and biscuity finish.