Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
SarkyNorthener (4722) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 2     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 2     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 4   White(1)->Tan(5) : 1   Lasting: 4   Lacing : 3
Intensity : XX
Yeast : 2   Bread : 3   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Soap : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : XX Sulfur : XX
Malt : 4   Biscuity : 3   Hay : 3   Toasty : 2   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : XX   Cereals : 4   Grainy : 4
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : XX   Spicy : 2   Floral : 3   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX   Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : 2   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 4   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Light(1)->Full(5) : 4   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 3   Clean : 3   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 2   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX
Comments: I did not expect much and was delighted to discover an excellently conditioned, freshly grainy, cerealic and nicely bready ale. Helles-like in malt softness.
[email protected]undercurrent25 (2172) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2011
pardoes brewpub (olde swan), netherton. Golden beer with medium creamy head and patchy lacing. Aroma of light malts and a touch of hop. Taste is malts, a touch of caramel, light cereal grain and some mild hop bitterness. Lovely balanced beer. Good stuff.
Very good bitter nice appearance, colour and taste, can’t really fault it that much BlackHaddock (7518) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Cask half-pint in The Somers Club, Halesowen on 3rd June 2014. Pours a very light golden colour with a white topping that left some impressive lacing. Fairly sweet with a mild citrus background in both the aroma and taste. Malty, smooth, mellow and nice! This was my second ’Olde Swan’ beer of the evening and I thoroughly enjoyed them both. Crunchie (36) - Somerset, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2008
Good condition, subtle and gently sweet, a really restrained hop bitterness, gives great balance, butterscotch, vanilla and malt on the nose, some esters throughout, a really enjoyable session light mild. Delicate but satisfying.
tommann (3859) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2011
Cask at the Olde Swan, Netherton. Pours light gold with a small head. Aroma is zesty lemon and biscuit. Taste has light citrus and biscuit to start. Biscuity, medium bitter finish with some citrus on the aftertaste. jmgreenuk (9751) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 17, 2015
Cask at the Old Swan. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is light skunky malt. The flavour is moderate bitter, light sweet with a crisp refreshing woody hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2010
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Banbury Beer Festival 2010. A light blonde coloured beer with a whitish ring of head. A hint of toffee with lemony hops in the nose. Slightly sweet in the mouth which doesn’t balance as well with the hops as you’d like. It’s OK. cgarvieuk (25391) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
cask at reading ... golden amber ... thin white ... soft dull fruit nose ... soft fruits ... dull fruit ... blah RichTheVillan (8042) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Cask at the Olde Swan; clear straw yellow pour with a creamy white head, feint malt aroma, taste is quite watery with a hint of malts and light bitterness.