rubbishystuff (2334) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nice balance of malt and hops. A nice reddish color. Pleasant bitter. Serving: Cask
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
@ Royal Oak, Widcombe. Dark golden-amber. Caramelly-toasty aroma with light yeast fruitiness, but also hints of pedio. Toasty character, with light, fruity tartness.
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
@ the "other" Royal Oak" in Bath on Pultney Rd. Red/amber/copper. Scant lace. Aroma is slightly flawed with a possible infection, smells sour and metallic. Some acetone in the flavors too. But, has a very good malt character similar to the Bass Ale profile. Should revisit.
RuneStumo (2584) - Haugesund, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
11.01.2008, 0,5l on tap at The Nags Head, Covent Garden London. Brown colour, malty and fruity with balancing hop character.
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
2010-07-28. Dark amber with a small frothy white head. Flavour is malty, sweet with caramel accents and tangy notes, bit of an odd melange and a rough finish. Mild aroma, toasty character. Average palate. Meh. Cask at Victoria Arms, Oxford
dynamiteninja (1827) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2010
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cask, Eldon Arms, Reading. Thin white head, clear copper body. Branded glass. Sulphur dominates the aroma. Plenty of sweet biscuity malt character, with hops also. Sweet and bitter to taste. Dry clean finish. Not exactly my cup of tea.
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 30, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hand pumped from the cask at the Whole Pig in Malmesbury, England. This was a clear copper color with a nice foamy off white head that lever vey rich lacing rings. . Nose of caramel malts and light floral hops Medium body and a very soft and smooth mouthfeel. Flavor is rich and contains nuances of fruit to go with the malts and hops. Bitter finish. Nice..
HighlanderOne (1237) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at White Hart pub Castle Cooms. Nice malty Dried fruit aroma. Flavors of citrus,
nut and roast malt. Well done.
Bullit (4460) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 28, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask @ 3 Judges. Amber colour, white head. Nose of caramel malts. Taste of caramel malts, bit of toffee , and fruits. Average.
TEJA (2448) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at The Cherry Tree, Steventon. Thin lace and a spicy hop aroma. Deep copper color. Dry malty finnish in a full bodied beer.