Grumbo (2827) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2017
Rating from bottle collection/historic notes, source not recorded. Poured clear amber colour with an average sized off-white head. Aroma of light caramel, fruity, malty, light hop. Medium sweet and bitter, well balanced. Medium body, texture is oily, soft carbonation. Decent for its abv. FatPhil (15963) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 27, 2016
Draught (Ale House, Colchester)daniele (9018) - ITALY - JUN 5, 2016
Darkish rich orange. Quite sharp aroma. Anna gets bread yeast, whilst I get very little of particular interest, it’s just a simple bitter. Taste is malty, but a bit yeasty. It picks up in the finish, it has some nice bitter hops that dominate - nice white grapefruit.
bottle bb 30/11/16 ramato carico poca schiuma limpida buone mote maltate lieve caramello un filo legnoso terroso discreto amaro Idiosynkrasie (7421) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 6, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear, reddish, amber colour with average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Floral-herbal, fruity, hoppy aroma, hints of rose hip, red berries, moss, tea, undefinable floral flavours due to botanical ignorance. Taste is somewhat neutral dry, minimally floral and fruity, hints of rose hip, tea, moss; a bit monotonous, slightly light and watery. wekker84 (2360) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
Cask at The Maldon Brewery a brown colored beer without a head aroma malts caramel fruits licorice and hops flavor malts some toasted malts spicy fruits dark fruits and hops
mR_fr0g (11901) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Cask gravity at Fullerians Rugby club. Red brown coloured pour with a lasting cream coloured head. Aroma is sweet nutty caramel malts, nice raisin bread fruits. Flavour follows, with more tangy fruits and sweet unrefined sugars. Decent condition nice fine bubbles. madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2012
10th July 2012DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Clear amber beer, decent suddy offf white head. Nice semi crisp palate, fresh. Tangy dried fruits with a little red berry fruits as well. Nice malt backbone. Finishes smooth and dry with medium bitterness. Nice beer and great to see Farmers Ales doing good stuff.
Bottle the in-laws picked up for me at the brewery. Ribena red; sloppy, with a beige swirl of head. Seriously inviting aroma; ripe blackcurrant, pollen and coffee. Juicy, well balanced flavour with tangy hedgerow and floral hops, just-crushed milk chocolate Hobnob notes, dry roasted, liquorice. Something of the flavour profile of a black IPA. Not a hint of dead admiral, or even brandy. Quite a beer. maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2011
Cask conditioned Handpump Wig & Pen Northampton. A mid brown coloured beer with a whitish head. really good bready malts with strong fruity hops in this. verging on a US amber in many ways. The cascade is excellent here. A lovely body for a sub 4%er but the brandy probably helped with that although I couldn’t taste it. Superb flavours and excellent balance. berkshirejohn (6448) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2010
Cask, gravity dispensed, at the Cambridge Beer Festival. Deep reddish mahogany in colour with a trace of white head; fruity aroma; rich and full fruity flavour; then a dry finish. Rather like a porter, despite trhe low ABV.