Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Kookfest. Citrussy fruity hops. Clean but flavoursome malts. Nice full bitterness. Well balanced, drinkable, just very nice.
SilkTork (5668) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2006
3.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Kook’s Final London Gathering. Juicy malt with grinding, grainy notes. Good hop flavours swimming on top in a fascinating manner. Enjoyable, interesting, compelling, moreish, original. A damn enjoyable beer.
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[Bottle at RBESG] Flowery hop nose offsets a treacley malt background. medium bodied, dry and hoppy.
harrisoni (17825) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Kook’s Leaving Do at Chris_o’s. Hazy copper with thin lasting off white head. Nice grapefruit hop aroma. Quite juicy in the mouth. Lovely hop. Finish has more rose petal hop. Lovely.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(On tap) Hazy, amber golden with a nice, dense, off-white head. Fresh and floral nose. Light to medium-bodied, lightly malty and then again these fresh floral and citrusy notes. Ends on a rather bitter note. A light and very refreshing session ale. 240806
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (Chris_o Gathering06): Hoppy, grassy spicy nose. Nice malty start with spicy herbal hops. Dark gold with a white head. Nice.
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very decent ale. Bitter grassy hops. Taste is balanced with some pine needles and more amd more citrus.
Svesse (8286) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm 10 Aug) Colour is amber, slightly hazy, with firm off-white head. Nose is fruity and hoppy with citrus, orange peel, pine needles and a hint of yeast (Nynäs style). Taste is fruity with citrus (grapefruit, orange) and pine needles with a well-hopped, rather dry finish. Very nice ale in the usual Nynäshamn yeasty/hoppy style.
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2007 (Draught at The Rover, Göteborg) Pours hazy orange with a white head. Nettles/floral, some paraffin aroma with pineapple, cirus and sour lemon. Hints of hay. The flavour is very bitter grapefruit/citrus. Malt tones. Complex hop tons. Lemon. Dry afterbitterness. Leaves a spicy, numb feeling on the tounge and palate.
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Haket, Göteborg. Light hazy yellow colour with a big white head. Malty, floral hops aroma and a sweet malty, floral hops taste. Medium body with a dry finish.