DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, - NOV 14, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask handpull, The Larry (JDW), Nuneaton, 13/11/12. Clear bronze with a slim cream collar. Well-done meat free sausage aroma giving way to The Gents and Marstons. Taste; herbal, flowery, floured, biscuit sweetness aromatised with mineral salts and volcano gases. Odd, dull-English at once but drinkable. Although smells/tastes a bit like it’s been swilled in a well-used, just-air freshened urinal.
Stuu666 (9240) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the David Macbeth Moir. Pours orange amber, nose is floral, orange, honey, taste is similar.
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 24 Oct 2012. Poured a lightly hazy copper colour, with a spotty white head. Aroma of mild sulphur, herbs and perfume. Herbal, slightly medicinal flavour, with some brown sugar and dried fruit. Finish was ginger, malt and cereal.
SilkTork (5498) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Oct/Nov 2012. JDW, West Quay - Brighton. Amber coloured. Initial awareness of medicinal flavours which fade. A sense of perfume. Then malt comes through - rather thin, dry and characterless. Lavender flavour emerges in taste and aroma. Interesting rather than attractive. Poor beer with odd flavourings added.
dynamiteninja (1776) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, October 2012. bright gold body. medium white head with brilliant lacing and retention. soap suds, american hops, grass, lemon. astringent. dry finish. very refreshing. dry finish. excellent. a little thin bodied though.
downender (7626) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Golden with a slight white head. Aroma of green herbs and honey. Flavour wise, there was more of the same, although the sweetness of the honey was too much for me. One of my least favourite beers in the JDW autumn festival.
Finn (6011) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Crosse Keys, Bank 5 Nov 12. JDW festivaløl. Gyldenbrun. Lavt luftig skum som fester seg litt til glasset. Bra krydderaroma. Ingefær. Smaken er tynn og har ingefærpreg. Litt tørr krydret ettersmak.
ManVsBeer (7624) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Has a huge wild and herbal aroma. Golden with a thin head and lacks flavour.
Rune (10499) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Third-pint measure, festival ale, cask at Crosse Keys, City. Crystal clear, golden brown. No head. Floral fruity notes, half-dry. Dark honey and herbs added by tart berries and a touch of ginger. Crisp in the mouth. Different and quite possible to like (London, 05.11.2012).
anders37 (21632) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Willow Walk, JDW, Victoria SW1. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak spicy heather aroma. Fruity malty spicy heather flavor. Has a fruity malty heather finish.
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask conditioned handpump Stick Or Twist Leeds 14/11/12. A blonde beer with a whitish head and lace. Sweet toffee and herbal lavender and heather notes. Delicate herbs but the sweetness is a shame. The Wadworth yeast hits you after a while as well. It’s a good mix of flacours which grew on me.