downender (5924) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Deep gold with a decent white head. Grapefruits, slightly spicy hops and some biscuity malts, before a dryish finish. Good.
wimpyjoe (2986) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Has some country fruits evident in a malt based golden ale without a head.
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask handpull, The Felix (JDW), Nuneaton, 13/11/12. Brilliant gold under a slim moussey collar. Peppery chocolate orange nose pushing an 8. Firm malty body with lovely flowery, tangerine and galangal hop accents backed with solid but unobtrusive malt. Summery more than autumnal. Stillish, soft carbonation. Very nice.
mr_h (2463) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear golden, thin white head, sweet malty aroma, creamy session beer, malt flavour with a long traditional hop finish
leaparsons (7805) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Highcross, Leicester. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are caramel with earthy hops and biscuit. Lemon with some floral aspects. Flavours are caramel malts with grain and some butter. Mellow lemon with a lightly hopped, floral, fruity finish. Pretty good.
imdownthepub (9672) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Hazed straw to gold with white head. Another thin palate to a beer in this festival, light, some sweetness with a fruity light lemon background more fairy liquid lemon than fresh. It’s ok I reckon.
yespr (29691) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From cask at Standing order. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Fruity, toasted malty and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity, toffee caramelish and toasted malty. Bitter and crisp hoppy finish.
berkshirejohn (4207) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask, gravity dispensed, at the Back of Beyond, (JDW), Reading. Slightly hazy straw, with a ring of white head; grapefruit aroma; sweet grapefruit flavour with some tropical fruit and agrainy bofy; and a dry finish. Rather ordinary.
cgarvieuk (13202) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
cask at SOrder ... golden amber ... soft sweet oily orange ... juicy fruits ... soft fruits ... soft juicy ... soft juicy fruits ... nice soft and easy ... decent
stravale (1900) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 6, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask @ JDW Becketts Bank, Leeds 1/11/12
Light amber, hazy, little head
Aroma - hint of cereal malt, dull, nothing else
Taste - sweet cereal malts, touch of bitter citrus hop, slight apricot
Palate - soft carb, thin body. Finish - watery sweet initially then a dry linger with a touch of metallic bitterness
Overall - Not great Hmmmm