Benzai (5733) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
50cl bottle @ Cafe Buitenlust. Clear autumnal amber color, medium sized light beige head. Smell malts, butter. Taste malts, buttery, lightly bitter. Typical English style bitter. A bit dry finish, medium carbonation, low to medium body.
goozen (2554) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear amber coloured brew with an slightly fruity taste and mellow bitter finish.
mR_fr0g (1363) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
1.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
500ml bottle. But brown with a thin greyish head. Way way way over carbed. Thin watery and incipid. Could not finish.
zenkis (396) - Ogre, LATVIA - NOV 29, 2012
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown or deep amber with white-creamy top.
Aroma of bit sweet malt, oaky and hoppy - like old ale.
Taste is medium+ bitter, seems that also from some toasted or roasted malt, minimal sour. No fruityness from hops. A light dry finish, medium bitter. Wooden/oaky flavor.
Lagerboy (895) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear copper orange, small off white head fades. Sweet malty aroma. Malty caramel taste, lightly bitter, sours out a bit. Softly carbed, light-medium bodied, lightly hopped. Dry bitter finish, Simple and solid. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)
Gorbalev (2870) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, LCBO gift pack 2012. Dark orange pour, creamy white head. Pleasant earthy hops in decent aroma. tase - classic English bitter taste - fruity hops over medium malt base, sort of metallic hops in finish. Pleasant brew that likely would be much better served fresh than in pasteurized bottles across the pond.
motelpogo (5815) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 1, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled, picked up at base camp pivni galerie in Prague. Amber with no head; nutty, toffeed aroma; fizzy mouthfeel; bland with hints of cookie dough and whiteboard markers. unmemorable
SarkyNorthener (1071) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Amber colour medium head. Aroma of caramel. Taste is again caramel and mild hops. A little watery and over carbonated. A beer to drink with no interest.
Crit (3191) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy amber,lasting small beige head.Nutty malt nose.Watery start, nutty mid,medium strength lasting hop finish. Thin, but good example of the style
CraftBeerNick (610) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Ok, better than scarecrow, in the same box pack, bit of caramel and malts, no hops