nihtila (1928) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
At JDW Edinburgh Airport. Pours slightly murky ruby with creamy beige head. Nose is muted, caramel and berries. Taste is light caramel malts, some sweetness, a bit watery, light berries and bitterness.
Giochaurand (209) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Pours dark copper with medium head. Aroma is chestnut, malts. Taste is malts, fruits and lemon peel.
VastActiv (4057) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Originally rated 15092012. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Bitterness, fruits and malts.
allmyvinyl (6987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Jeremiah’s tap room. Clear amber-red pour, thick white head. Light aromas of red fruit and biscuit, slight sour note, repeated on the taste. Thin finish. Not the best.
downender (7140) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at Three Judges, Glasgow 20/6/2013. Reddish-amber with a decent, off-white head. Caramel, brown sugar, red berries and a moderately bitter finish. Fine.
Theydon_Bois (13371) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 13/04/13.
Lightly hazed chestnut brown with reddish hues and a thin off white head.
Nose carries hops, dark malt, sugars, fruits.
Taste follows, darker fruit flavours, sugars, caramel.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, some bitterness in the finish.
jamestulloch (2325) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: Toffee, biscuit and earth. Subdued red fruit notes.
Appearance: Clear ruby body with a medium off-white head that holds well. No visible carbonation. Excellent carbonation.
Taste: Subtle flavour but quite complex. Bitter earth, sweet malt, cherry and plum trying to come to the fore.
Palate: Thin to medium body with a very oily mouthfeel. Light carbonation prickle.
Overall: A decent Bitter. I’d have this again.
Deu (908) - Nantes, FRANCE - JUL 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2012 On tap in Dublin at the l mullingan grocer. Reàlly nice beer. Alittle bitter at the end but not too much
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a red colour with a fair beige head. Aroma of caramel, port wine and alcohol. Similar flavours with lingering port again. A little dry with mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel.
Beermack (725) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (gravity dispense) at Porterhouse Temple Bar. Deep copper red with thin crown of off white head, decent lacing. Aroma is rich malt, dark fruit, earthy hops. Taste is full of rich maltiness, red berries, dark fruit, slight earthy hop bite to finish. Very well balanced, big fan of this.