Leighton (20167) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at the Chris & Ruth pre GBBF shindig tasting 2016 - London. Cheers! Pours clear amber with a frothy white head. The nose holds toasted grains, earth, minerals. Light to medium sweet flavour with hints of brett, dried berries, further grains, dried bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous to finish, with further impressions of brett, some further toasted grains, oily pine. Novel gear.
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Chris and Ruth’s Shindig 2016, Sunday. Clear amber/copper beer with a decent beige head. Malty fruity aroma, grapes, citrus, hay notes. Fruity hop flavor, grapes, citrus, floral notes. Ok beer.
Beerhunter111 (18817) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pre-gbbf-shinding. Klare dunkel orange braune Farbe, geringe beige schaumkrone. Geruch sehr würzig, dunkles malz, rote Früchte, leicht säuerlich holzig. Geschmack nach reifen roten Früchten, Roggen karamellig, bitter hopfig, nussig.
Theydon_Bois (18465) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle split at Chriso’s pre-GBBF Shinding 2016, Day 2, 07/08/16.
Lightly hazed amber with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is citric sherbets, candied orange peel, hop dusting, light pine.
Taste comprises sticky fruit pudding, light spice, toasted grains, orange peel, candied fruit peels, sweetish base.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light hop spattering.
brokensail (16342) - Dublin, California, USA - DEC 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Almost mahogany in color with an off-white head. Nose is heavy on the rye, molasses, and toffee maltiness. Some floral and earthy hops, a bit of pine, and a mild roast note. Flavor has a moderate bitterness to go with a strong malt profile of molasses, toffee, and rye. Hints of chocolate and roast, floral, earthy, and piney hops to add some balance.
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at TimE’s Tasting. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Citrus. Coffee. Fruity coffee. Orange. Some bitterness. Rye-spicy. Nice hoppy. Peppery. Knækbrød. Nice freshness.
Benzai (15019) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled @ ChrisO Pre-GBBF Shindig. Reddish amber color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste malts, rye, hops, bitter. Decent body and carbonation.
bhensonb (14762) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 15, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at West Coast Brew Fest 2010. Hazy dark brown pour with a good foamy tan head.Smells rye. medium body; strongish carbonation. Flavor is lots of rye with lots of hop. Finishes a bit sweet - which is over matched by lots of hop. So bitter!!
Ratman197 (14234) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber poured a brown with a small lingering tan head. Aroma of rye, carmel, light cocoa and light spice. Palate was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of rye, cocoa, carmel and light spice with a crisp lingering rye finish.
kermis (12399) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Delirium Hoppy Loft. Pours hazy brown with a ring bubbly tan head. Aroma of malt, rye, dark fruit and caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.