Graham77 (384) - - NOV 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle conditioned. Pours light brown with minimal off white head.Sweetish caramel and fruit aroma. Flavour is well balanced with noticeable wheat and medium bitterness and sweetness. A very nice 80/-.
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22nd June 2015
Hazy amber beer, small cream colour head. Fruity nose, lightly sour. Palate is light, semi dry and minerally crisp. Light brett. Moderately sour generic fruits, cherry and orange identifiable. Crisp finish. Not sure if the end result was what the brewer intended, but it’s all right.
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Congress, Longton. Pours dark ruby brown with off white head. Sweetish pretty basic bitter. It’s Ok just a little mundane.
Stuu666 (9537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Larbert beer festival. Pours clear deep amber, nose is sweet toffee, burnt, taste is similar, dry.
HogTownHarry (6374) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml bottle muled to me from Scotland by my friend AZ - thanks, A!! Dead-looking brown-amber with minimal head. Quite a lot of caramel with a little licorice and sour persimmon - oddly strong for 4%, at least on the nose. Taste - mostly sour and watery. Maybe a bit past its prime?
VastActiv (5325) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Originally rated 07092012. Colour is light brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Nuts, fruits, bitterness and malts.
allmyvinyl (8809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from Real Ale Warehouse. Pours clear copper brown, thick off-white head. Aromas of light toffee and herbs. Taste has more herbal bitterness, slight nutty quality. Medium body, prickly carbonation. Abrupt finish. Ok, if a bit thin.
Stuartyboy (1320) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Aldi a muddy brown ale with sone carmel notes some fruity notes
Light sweetness slightly soapy
Nilz (499) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, as Drovers 80/-. A slightly opalescent dark ruddy ale with a slim white head. Aroma toffee spicy and hoppy. Taste was of malts, caramel and an intriguing soapy hint - I rather liked it.
jamestulloch (3090) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Aldi. Murky brown body with a thin off-white head. mild aroma of grass, earth and lightly roasted malt. Dull flavour of sweet malt and spicy hops. Thin body with a watery mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. A boring Bitter.