iCraig (32) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2007
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2007 This has got to be mmy favourite bottle conditioned ale.
It tastes of currants and ginger to me, and its very moreish.
So good I have a case of it!
Also be carefull pouring it, as has been said before the yeast is so lively it tries to pour itself!
MoritzF (8402) - Bochum, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) Hazy, amber colour with a fluffy and persistent off-white foamy head. Slightly dusty and sweet malty aroma with aromatic apricot-fruity notes and flowery, slightly resiny hops. Modrately bitter flavour, medium body, smooth and pleasant mouthfeel. Sligtly toasted malty and fruity taste; moderately dry, malty, slightly fruity and bitter finish with an aromatic hoppy touch. Quaffable, moreish brew.
berkshirejohn (4400) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle conditioned Very likely with champagne-like bubbles and a massive cream head on top of a bright golden ale; clean hoppy aroma; very fruity in the mouth and a subtle dry finish.
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hazy amber colour with a dense off white head. Malty, light caramel sweet aroma with a hoppy fruity note. Hoppy fruity flavor with a dry and bitter finish.
Luthor (1) - SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2007 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
One of my absolute favourite ales. No longer available here in Sweden, I have not tasted this jewel för a few years now. But this summer I will spend my vacation in U.K....
pivnizub (8747) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Amber coloured, slightly hazy, big fluffy off-white head, lacing and slowly collapsing; robust fruity (red berries) and malty/caramelly nose with a very distinctive hoppy-aromatic touch; stronger bitter flavour, quite dry, light to medium bodied; dry aromatic-bitter finish, balanced by a caramelly fruitiness. A fine stuff...........
Gethinbeer (2119) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2006
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Malty aroma. Copper appearance with a crisp white head. Tangy, metallic flavour. A crisp bitter ale.
KnutAlbert (6012) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl bottle, shared with larsga in London. Amber beer with firm head.
Aromatic, lots of flowers (bird cherry). Medical tones, quinine. Very crisp and dry finish. An interesting beer as well as a good one.
larsga (6140) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big offwhite creamy shiny head. Hazy deep orange body with carbonation. Light citric hop and softly medicinal aroma. Sweetish citric malt and hop taste with medicinal aftertaste. Nutty, malty notes. Nice! (0.5l bottle.)
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber coloured with a white head.
Aroma of fruits, caramel and hops.
Flavour of fruits, caramel and hops.