gowdy (954) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask pint at The Lord of the Isles (JDW) at Braehead. Very dark. Heavy. Good for the season.
Stuu666 (9230) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Red Squirrel. Pours deep reddish brown, aroma and taste are toffee, caramel, light spice.
AshtonMcCobb (4811) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Nether Abbey hotel in North Berwick.
Appearance - golden with a haze and a proportionate head.
Nose - lemon and pale malt.
Taste - more of the same.
Palate - light to medium bodied with a nice bitter finish.
Overall - lies somewhere between pale ale and bitter.
jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Golden with a creamy white head. Hoppy aroma, some caramel malt, a bit of fruit. Light sweet with a light bitter finish. Smooth oily texture, with low carbonation. Really nice beer.
Scopey (11338) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Blackfriars, Aberdeen. It pours clear amber with a medium white head. The nose is spice, wood, caramel, candy cane and sticky dark fruit. The taste is bitter-sweet, wood, spice, dark fruit, berry, leather and leaf with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Nice flavour and balance. Decent stuff.
unstablefable (233) - SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark copper, thin white head, aroma is light pine, malts, creamy strawberry, taste is pine, fresh hops. Sweet start with a dry finish.
mr_h (4407) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask by handpump at The Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear brown, creamy off-white head, very mild fruity malty aroma, sweet, caramel malt with unknown Christmas spice, very smooth, easy to drink
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[cask at the Baillie, Edinburgh] Pours amberish brown, with a decent white head. Aroma of caramel malt, ginger and some sprucey pine. Gentle fruity malt on the palate, some sweetness, and then a distinct aftertaste of spruce - not quite to the extent of Nollaig or Alba, but it’s there 
JohnRMurdoch (4158) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ The State Bar. Medium brown colour, good head. Fruity malt aroma. Flavour the same but definite cherry hints. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Reasonable bitter but possibly could be classed as a fruit beer.
yespr (38487) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask at Market Porter. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted malty and caramelish. Light spiced too. Bitter and toasted caramelish. Bitter, caramelish and toasted malty into the finish.