MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A Mes rate: From the White Horse. Creamy malt nose. Translucent dark red body with just a thin film for a head but leaves nice lacing. tastes like French toast with a berry finish with some malt. Standard palate. Nothing to write home about.
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 15, 2006
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance good dark ruby, thin light tan head. Aroma is smooth, some kind of acidic attack in the nose, hoppy, quite a bit of malt. Flavour is biscuity, malty, hint of sour hops, no alcohol present in the mouth. Little bit harsh on the palate. All in all, quite good.
labologist (56) - Disley, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2006
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A rich winter beer. Fruity and fullbodied with a good bitter/sweet finish. If sold too young can be oversweet.
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
1. Cask Handpump at the White Horse, London SW6 23/11/2002
Dark brown coloured with some spice aroma. Slightly malty dry finish.
2. Cask Stillage from the cellar at the Cross Keys, Knutsford 20/01/2004
Mid to dark brown coloured and slightly rich on the palate. Fruit aroma. Smooth and crisp malt finish with some chocolate flavour.
3. Cask Handpump at the Cross Keys, Knutsford 21/01/2004
Dark coloured and smooth on the palate with a fruity aroma. Slightly rich. Crisp lasting chocolate malt finish.
fonefan (32823) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, Handpumped @ ... . Dark brown body with lovely dense light brown head. Fruity, sour berries, chocolate, soft and medium body.
Ungstrup (28225) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Cask at Charlies Bar, Copenhagen] A hazy deep red beer with a nice brown head. The aroma is sweet nutty and malty. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of nuts, but also roasted malt and caramel, as well as light notes of wood and alcohol.
KnutAlbert (5708) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2006
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
One of the seasonal ales from Youngs. Subtle taste - on the opposite end of the scale from the Special London Ale. A bit on the sweet side with a nice nutty finish.
larsga (5892) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2005
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thin, coarse-laced off-white head on dark red body. Faint sourish aroma of nuts and faint sweet roastiness. Taste is smooth, clean, nutty maltiness; quite bitter. Aftertaste is drily nutty, with hoppy bitterness lingering. Clearly a well-made beer, but rather subdued. (Cask at the Britannia.)
anders37 (15299) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Dark reddish colour with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with hints or roastiness and a little nutty. Malty and fruity flavor, also a little nutty. Warming malty aftertaste with some hints of bitterness.
Svesse (5796) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Cask at Lamb, Bloomsbury, London, 23 Nov) Dark ruby colour with a brief beige head. Fruity nose with malty notes of port wine, nuts and dried fruit. Fruity taste with a malty backbone, notes of dried fruit, nuts, prunes and a slightly vinous note of port. Very tasty and nice.