The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2016
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask HP at The Crosse Keys Bishopsgate as Bombardier Burning Gold. Golden yellow, still, clear, foamy white head. Aroma is simple grains, socks, papery, lager. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is pale biscuit, musty rug, dried flowers. A balanced if thin and uninspiring beverage. Can drink this easily enough.
gowdy (966) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask pint at The Crystal Palace (JDW) in Glasgow. A fairly dark red colour. Not much head.
Desverger (7689) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 13, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask@Beehive JDW, Gatwick (11/04/2016) - golden pour with white head. Aroma and taste is lemon fruity with bready malts, some cereal, straw, grassy and light floral hoppy into the finish.
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2016
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear golden, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is dry, toffee, bit bland
Garrold (4013) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask. Cross Keys, Handsworth, Sheffield. Which isn’t a JDW. Clear gold. Thick, dense, creamy white head. Nose has creamy malts. Some sulphur. Search hard enough and there’s some citrus. Taste is light, metallic bitter. Medium body. Metallic bitter finish. Not quite as bad as I thought it might be.
theprof (449) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask. Aroma lightly citric and grainy. Golden with white foam. Has a crisp clear taste with some fruity sweetness. Softly carbonated at the finsh. A plesant taste of summer on a winter night.
Leighton (18006) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Queen of Iceni, JDW - Norwich. Pours perfectly clear pale yellow with a frothy white head. Crispy grains in the nose, some straw, lemon peel. Light sweet flavor with grassy bitterness, a little grain husk, mild lemon peel, pith, grass, dirty hay. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly sweet to finish, with some biscuits, hay, gain, straw, grass. A serviceable gold.
Travlr (20866) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask. Hazy golden color, large bubble head. Aroma of caramel, grass, light lemon. Taste has light citrus, straw. OK.
Towey1989 (1649) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at The Coachmakers Arms, Hanley. A pale amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma of grain, cereal, some orange, subtle apple and slight caramel. Taste of grain, orange, slight apple, some straw, slight caramel and maybe floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft apple bitterness in the finish. Positively a drinkable pale bitter, negatively, bland, grainy and badly brewed. Boring and not recommended.
jmgreenuk (7279) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 5, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Field House, Solihull. Poured a crystal clear light Amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light hop, some malt. The flavour is moderate to light bitter with a light, lightly watery malt, woody hop bitter palate. Moderate to light bodied with average carbonation. Pretty light all round and lacking any defining flavours.