Leighton (20800) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the ChrisO Holiday Tasting, London - thanks to...Ian? Pours clear brown with a fine, white foam head. Brown bread on the nose, some toasted sugars. Light to medium sweet flavor, som dry brown bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Lightly toasted bready malt finish with faint leafy bitterness. OK stuff.
Theydon_Bois (18926) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Ian, 30/12/12.
Hazed dark amber with a thin off white head.
Nose carries dark fruits, malts, light spice.
Taste follows, caramel, spice.
Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a bitter dry finish.
harrisoni (18219) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Chriso New Year 2012/13. Brown beer malty aroma not much hop bit dull
rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Chriso’s tasting in London, 121230. Somewhat hazy amber/copper, with a small but lasting offwhite head. Malty toffee aroma, caramel, vanilla notes, biscuits, spicy notes. Malty fruity flavor, grapes, pears, spicy notes, red apples, biscuits, a bit thin bodied.