Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gravity at GBBF 2014. Poured a clear amber, with a dense white head and good lacing. Aroma of raisins, sweet fruits and hay. Straw and grassy hops in the flavour, with some melon fruity sweetness. Finish was quite sweet; lots of caramel and mango.
planky84 (2942) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at GBBF, 2014. Gold pour with a white head. Stewed veg aroma, not much nose at all. Flavour is a little better- sweet fruit action. Not one to knock your socks off.
Benzai (14678) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2016 Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear orange color, small to average sized white head. Smell and taste malts, a hint of overripe sweet fruits, lightly bitter. Low body, low carbonation. Original rating: 6-3-5-1-10=2.5 -- Rerate August 9th 2016: Sampled @ GBBF day 1. Clear apple juice like rusty orange color, small white to off-white head. Smell and taste malts, sweetish, floral, lightly bitter, bitter. Average to decent body and carbonation. Ok beer.
harrisoni (17589) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
At GBBF 2014. Clear copper lasting white head. Like fresh satsumas. Really giod flavour good condition. Sherbert. Good beer.
Ferris (13561) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask - Some berry notes and caramel. Clear copper with a nice white head. Bready grains with a long bitterness. Not very pleasant.
gripweed57 (1439) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 16, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 ounce bottle. Hazy range brown color. Decent sized rocky beige head. Yeasty toasted malt aroma. Tangy, caramel malt flavor upfront. Slightly spicy hops in mid taste. Finish is malty and brief. Average at best.
Brouwerij (959) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2014 Bottle. Pours copper with big, pillowy off-white head. Settles quickly with stringy lacing. Aroma is malty, nutty, toffee, biscuit. Flavor is sweet, malty, nutty, toffee. Minimal hop character, lots of malt. Soft carbonation, medium body. A malty, nutty pale ale.
bkurtz (1068) - MOROCCO - JAN 21, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a cloudy orange with a smallish head. Orange aroma. The taste is a bit muddled. I like in some aspects, but overall this is not for me.
Oginme (54) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured a rich amber color with light head. Aroma is light sweet malt with grassy/herbal overtones. Taste is caramel with slight sweetness, ending in a clean, sharp piney, spicy finish. Light mouthfeel, moderate carbonation.
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tried this along with the IPA and Summer Ale. This was probably the best of the three. Pours dark orange, with a hoppy nose. Flavor is hops and malt, with some floral notes. Dry finish. Ok.