Ruprekt (20) - Canterbury, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Drank this in the amazing Man of Kent in Rochester. A delicious, light fragrant IPA with gentle aftertaste, making it a perfect session beer. Could be accused of being insubstantial, but i feel its lighness of touch should be applaudes. Hot Dog!
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2006
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2007 Sampled at the Man of Kent public house in Rochester. What a cracking little beauty of an IPA this is - my hats off to Whitstable. Pale, light but very hoppy in taste. What more do you want?
Finn (3089) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask/gravity at The St Albans Beer Festival 29 Sep 06. Yellowish coloured. No head. Fruity aroma. Pleasant fruity flavour. Bitter finish.
Rune (6905) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2006
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Half pint on gravity dispense. Clear golden body. Missing head. Cautious citric aroma. Balanced fruity taste with lemon, grapefruit and oranges. Bitter undertones in the ending (The St Albans BF, 29.09.2006)
JorisPPattyn (7547) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hazy orange beer; small, very white head, with shards of lace. Beautiful grapey hopsaroma, even when it cannot vie with a Westcoast monster. Dry hoppy taste, going over in malt, with retronasal, alas, more decaying grain. Finish is plain hoppy bitterness, even mouldy cardboard. A flavour of dry hopsacks, with dried and shriveled orangepeels, is the best what remains. Dry bitterness, quite light, even empty beer. Terribly disappointing, because the nose promised oh so much more. I seemed a worthy British contender ofr the contemporary IPA. But if one could call many’s the New World IPA’s unbalanced, this one is utterly onedimensional, and weak to boot.
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask handpump at The Wellington, Birmingham. Straw coloured with a short head. Watery but not flat. Aromas of citrus, quite flowery and perfumed. A nice bitter.
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2006
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2008 Cyprus at All about beer. Clear golden color. medium foamy head. Citric and hoppy aromas. Fruity and malty flavors with nice bitter finish. Excellent beer ,really happty to choose this among the many english beers at this shop.
Svesse (5679) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm, 20 June) Colour is golden amber, with a foamy head. Nose is fruity with a distinct flowery hoppiness and hints of grapefruit. Complex hop aroma: earthy and flowery at the same time. Taste is fruity and hoppy with grapefruit and/or lemon, apricots and a flowery sewage character (?!). Long, hoppy finish. Very tasty and still easy to drink. Lovely!
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask Handpump at the Old Harkers Arms, Chester 10/03/2002
Amber golden coloured with some pale aroma. Wheat flavoured finish.
Recreational (1) - Medway, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2006 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is a good session beer. Nice fruity hop with bitter undertones.
Angel Rainham Kent is making this its resident ale.