john44 (3202) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle. Orangy Amber in colour. Fruity; citrus orange. Malty; sweet biscuity malts, buttery caramel. Hoppy; spicy and floral hops. Sweet fruity malty throughout. Dry and mildly bitter finish. OK. Drinkable. (2010-07)
Grumbo (3475) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2016
Rating from bottle collection/historic notes. Supermarket purchase. Poured clear amber colour with a small white head. Aroma of light hop, and caramel malt. Moderate sweetness, light bitterness. Towards being medium bodied. Soft carbonation. Finish a little dry. An ok bitter. BlackHaddock (7516) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
500ml Bottle: BBD end of July 2014, poured into an Abbot Ale glass tankard at home on 28th May, some two months before it’s life ends. Obtained from a ’Wye Vale’ garden centre some time ago.
Clear mid-amber body with a full and lasting off-white head. Malts lead the way in both the aroma and taste. Light, semi-sweet molasses in the nose push out any hop aromas while in the mouth the malts give a mild caramel and toffee flavouring that hides the hoppy bitter underbelly until the finish where a mini bitterness comes to the fore.
I really enjoyed my pint (well 500ml then, not the correct 568ml). Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2013
Appearance: Clear copper with thin ivory head which was quick to disappear.
Aroma: Caramel/toffee, slight pear note, biscuit, hay and grassy.
Taste: Low sweetness, low/medium bitterness and sourness. Watery.
Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, astringent, low carbonation, abrupt dry malty and smoky finish.
Comments: Did not seem to be balanced and was insipid. Ended up tipping it down the sink. olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2013
500ml bottle. Bought from tesco. Pours a dark orange colour. Quite a skunky smell with a pleasant smooth taste.
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2012
[email protected]stevoj (5365) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Caramel, orange and light herbal aroma. Light amber, off-whtie head, good lace. Sweet, light malty, caramel, light bitter, hint of laurel. Light sticky. Just another bitter.
Dry bitterness from this beer, but everything else is right target for the style. Benzai (16235) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2012
50cl bottle @ home, shared by Joes. Clear copper to amber color, small to medium off-white head that leaves a nice lacing. Smell malts, some dusty chalk. Taste malts, some sweetness, light bitterness. Soft low carbonation, low body. tombyars (1724) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2012
First tasted this in Gabriels, Paisley in February 1999. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale amber in colour with a thin creamy white head. Floral hops in the short aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt base gives a digestive tea biscuit base with sweet toffee flavours infused through. Floral aromatic hops give a dusty bitter aftertaste. Finish is slightly bitter with hop resins evident in the mouth. An ok session bitter. Ober (2814) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2012
A clear orange/amber colored beer, with a thick white head. The aroma of malt, caramel and some yeast. The taste of caramel hop bitter with some fruits. The aftertaste is dry bitter with some sweet.