vtafro (3563) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
James I hate you? Orange golden pour with white head. Dusty malt aromas. Flavors are musty, malt and boring.
BlackHaddock (3892) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared 500ml bottle at the Midlands Meet on 24th Aug 2014. Poured dark gold with a thin head. Aroma is soggy cornflakes complete with cardboard box and a weak caramel ester or two. The taste is light malts, with caramel hints in the flavour. I warmed to it compared to the other five in the tasting group.
SarkyNorthener (2098) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle@midland tasting group. Copper beer with small head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is malts, caramel and a slight touch of pepper. Ok beer.
minutemat (1750) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
330ml bottle @ Midlands Tasting Group Aug 14, at Richie’s Hop Palace. Pours clear light gold. Taste is sweetcorn, straw, light malts.. not great.
tommann (2767) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
500ml bottle. Pours dark gold with a small head. Aroma is cardboard, caramel and corn. Taste has dirty cardboard and a little coffee.
s_hartshorne (1504) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle midlands beer tasting group. Amber colour thin head. Aroma is caramel malts taste is same light bitterness. Body bit thin. Ok at best.
RichTheVillan (3135) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at Midlands Tasting Group; clear light copper pour with a frothy off white head, caramel aroma, taste has ripe fruit and caramel.
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Amber appearance with a small head. Low carbonation. Nutty and smooth almost creamy. Left no lacing. Pleasant.
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - AUG 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber color with a nice white head that keeps a lacing for a long time. Aroma is sweet malt with hints of bread and biscuit. Flavor is sweet and slightly bitter, hints of caramel, sweet malt and bread. Medium body with a low carbonation and sweet finish.
hoptimusPrimed (54) - SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Another disappointing beer from a Czech brewery. Low on taste and very bland.