ALIBALI (1551) - Kiel, GERMANY - APR 7, 2017
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Richtig schöner Freshbocker mit ursprünglichen und ungewöhnlichen Topings :-..... 0,1/1Euro. Fass. SPRING BOCK DAY HH. The Last & Lost One ;)....
WillemsUrenkel (1733) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0,5 l bottle from vacation in Denmark last October. Unclear red golden with a small fast fading white head in the glass. Very low malty on the nose. Taste starts with some present hop, malty background, little bit alcoholic sharpness. Nothing less or more. Like a lot Helle Bocks. Medicore stuff.
Theydon_Bois (18694) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2016
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle split at CBC Islo, thanks to Ruth and Chris, 07/07/16.
Lightly hazed golden amber with a decent off white cap.
Nose is spice, earthy fruit rinds, fruit loaf, biscuit.
Taste comprises brown bread, sweet and sour vibes, dates, light spice, toffee.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
July 2016 - Bottle share at Craft Beer Co Islington as ’Fanø Forår’. Måny thånks tø Chrisø før this øne. Dark orange, hazy, opaque, foamy off-white head. Aroma is oxidised, apple, melon, some sherry. Body is a little frothy with soft carbonation. Taste is oxidised, papery, cardboard, light sherry, touch salty. Fairly sweet. OK. (2.9)
Leighton (20531) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Craft Beer Co Islington - London. Many thanks to Chris! Pours hazy gold with a frothy, white head. The nose holds lightly toasted wheat, caramel. Medium sweet flavour with faint paper, more bready pale malts, caramel, light hay. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Moderately sweet on the finish, sugary, with nips of paper, grains. Alright.
madmitch76 (24176) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
7th July 2016
Big Bottleshare at Craft Islington. Thanks to ChrisO. Hazy amber beer, thin pale tan head. Palate is airy and mildly dry. Strong malts, raw and grainy. Some ripe fruits. Dry finish. Super clunky.
mR_fr0g (11363) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared at the CBC big bottle share. 7/7/2016. Many thanks to Chris for this one. A clouded dark orange amber coloured pour with a halo of white head. Aroma is sweet apple, nutty grains, some alcohol, mint, toffee,. Flavour is sweet sweaty stale nutty grainy, toffee, apple. . Palate is dull lifeless. Meh.
Scopey (14007) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Vintage bottle thanks to Chris & Ruth. It pours hazy orange -amber with a medium white head. The aroma is earthy, wood, must, honey, spice, vanilla custard and brown bread. The taste is woody, creaminess, tangy, vanilla custard, custard creams, alcohol, must and toasted grain. Medium body and moderate, foamy carbonation. Not bad for its age.
teorn88 (7632) - Rimini, ITALY - JUL 8, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
50cl bottle shared at the July London Tasting @CBC Islington. It pours a slightly hazed golden color with a small white head. Aroma is sweet tangy and musty. Taste is also tangy musty dark sweet over ripe and musty notes. Medium bodied with OK carbonation. Overall, meh
BeerViking (4563) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2016
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
RB bottle share, murky red-gold with a musty nose, 5 years past its best-before, sweetish, honeyed and lightly fruity.