medallaisla (91) - PUERTO RICO - AUG 21, 2012
On keg with husband. Basically stole it from him. It’s golden with a white head, smells really hoppy. Taste: Lots of fruits, really bitter. A real incredible beer! Pikkio (11) - ITALY - APR 19, 2014
Hazy amber with a white and fluffy head. Aroma of tropical fruits and resins with agrumes notes. Body is a bit viscous but refreshing. Tastes a lot of fruits, but has strong malty hints which recall dried fruits rather than fresh fruits. Agrumes and resin comes again within a dry hoppy finish which is not too bitter though. A very well balanced beer, drinkable, tasty and not too bitter. defnitely recommended . zacgillbanks (5128) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from Trembling Madness, York. Golden coloured with citrus and pine flavours followed by orange marmalade on the finish. Superb! MartinT (9852) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2016 My Bottom Line:BrewGuru37 (5) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017 does not count
Silky cereals merge into poignant citrusy hops, as delicate elderflowers move effortlessly into resinous bitterness.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sliver of foam lingers atop the misty gold.
-These guys always develop wonderful cereal flavours, no matter what beer they brew. Amazing.
-Style-wise, you could say this is midway between an American-style Pale Ale and an Golden Bitter. What matters most though is that it is superb.
-The low carbonation and slick mouthfeel make for supreme drinkability.
-Hops also share an orange-like floral character.
On cask at The Tower, in St. Leonards, and by gravity cask at Middle Farm (East Sussex).
Cask ale with multiple hops. Served at the right temperature, this really stimulates the taste buds.
ladnewton (1937) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co, London on 18th January 2012. Clear amber with white foam head declining to a ring and a fair amount of lacing. Aroma was lemon citric, rich with maltiness and a touch of cheese. Main taste in-mouth was richly hoppy, savoury notes present and intense cheesiness - cheddar. Slight saltiness. Finish very hoppy - grassy and bitter - cheesiness decreasing to leave a delicate lemony finish. Zingy mouthfeel. Absolutely exquisite - one of Dark Star’s best beers in my experience! sustainablealc (5) - Manchester, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2012 does not count
Pint at Mason & Taylor. Smells pretty fantastic, immense floral hops. The taste doesn’t quite live up to the nose and so I enjoyed it more while it was cold! imdownthepub (14469) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Old Fountain, Old Street, London. Gold with white head. Full on drying hop flavours from the off, flowery, leafy, sneeze inducing on a rich malty body. Demanding on the palate, lots of passion fruit, kiwi fruit notes. Smashing. bobinlondon (1295) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
Hand pulled cask at the Harp. Almost clear amber/gold with a lively unsparkled whlte head. Massive hoppy aroma and plenty of flavour to follow. Piney resinous bitterness and strong alcoholic sweet malts. fairwater (146) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2012
Cask @ Craft. Clear and amber yellow. Citrus hops aroma. Grass, then orangey citrus, lingering bitterness ending in slight marmalade. Like this one!