leaparsons (9550) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2009
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Deep gold with a large foam. Aromas are clean and nutty with grain. Flavours are sweet grain with cardboard and some mustiness. Hints of metal. Weak in more ways than one.
nathan30533 (997) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bitter and nutty taste. Good pour and smooth feel. Good look but not a good taste to follow. Not at all my pale ale or bitter.
marcus (8696) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 1, 2009
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
This amber ale poured with a decent beige head and a musty aroma. The flavor is roasted malt with sourdough bread and a medicinal finish.
pellegjr (395) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2008
1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Pale amber color, semi-creamy head with moderate lacing, overpowering nutty cheese aroma with thin strains of malt, sweetness falls just short of cloying, finish is somewhat tacky, noticeable lack of hops, overall non-sessionable
Wim (3506) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2008
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
amber coloured body with a little white head a yeasty hoppy aroma a yeasty hoppy sour bitter taste with a bitter finish
berkshirejohn (5738) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2008
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
550ml bottle. Amber with a thin white head;musty hop aroma; quite prickly in the mouth; beardy yeast flavour with some caramel, slight vinegar acidity. Rather flat for a traditional English pale ale, but drinkable.
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2008
2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Poured a medium amber color with a tad bit of whitish head. Aroma is yeasty with a tad bit of mild earthy hops. Mouthfeel is very heavy. Flavor tastes literally like you are drinking a loaf of white bread. All yeast/dough. Not a fan.
thomat (3073) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pale amber with medium, whiite head. Flowery and hoppy tones. Malt and a hint of hops. Medium to light body with a short, dry finish.
renffisch (890) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2008
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
275ml bottle @ the brewery tap in wim village. Smelled of baby food, tasted of canned dog food (honestly i was a toddler once :-p) and is in my mouth just terrible.
Finn (6091) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2008
1.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle 0,275l at The The Old Red Lion - Kennington 6 Feb 08. Pale golden colored. A good looking lasting creamy head. Hardly any aroma. Flat, unvaried flavor. Some sourish bitterness in the finish. Dull.