stravale (3135) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - APR 9, 2012
Bottle from Tesco
aphelion1979 (172) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2012
Caramel brown, crystal clear, good frothy white head, some lacing
Aroma - caramel malts..soft fruity spicy hops..slight yeast...light toffee...very slight minerals...no skunk
Taste - caramel malts...spicy bitter hops...yeast...some toffee malts...bit of soft dark fruits...quite a complex flavour
Palate - soft carb...medium body...caramel malts. Finish fairly dry..moderate bitter hops some salty minerals (very slightly metallic) in the linger
Ovreall - Best beer I’ve tried from Greene King so far - a lot better than the other GK beers I’ve tried
pours amber with a puddle of white froth. aroma is fruity (oranges), with light caramel. taste is light, balanced, roasted malts, spices, and a marmalade bitterness. its quite carbonated, and a little thin for my palate, but not bad. fairwater (146) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2012
Bottle from Asda. Pours clear dark amber. No discernable head, lightly conditioned. Slight aroma of fruity hops, old orange peel? Light bitterness fading quickly. A little later there’s bitter on the sides of my tongue and marmalade. Not bad! mr_h (5917) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2012
500ml bottle at home - pours deep amber with a good off-white head, amora is malty with a hint of fruit, taste is strongly caramel with a hint of fruit giving it a nice sweetish finish, really quite a pleasant drink worldbeertaste (1818) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2012 Foul taste of grass caramel malt. Medium copper with a foamy white head. Stong malt and alcohol smell. Not very enjoyable. Feels like cardboard and grass.
brownyonder (267) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 18, 2011
Nice dark colour with a small white head. Aromas of vanilla, raisins, caramel. Flavour is caramel, raisins.
TBone (18212) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 17, 2011
Bottled 500mlwill1 (141) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2011
Deep amber color, good beige head. Nutty caramelly, slight grassy aroma. Medium-bodied. Toffee, licorice, nutty maltyness. A bit salty finish. Suprsingly good beer from Greene KIng.
Tasted at room temperature which brought out powerful hop aromas and a hint of toffee. Fairly fruity with hints of slightly burnt toast. Bitterness really kicks in at the end of each mouthful. Opinions seem divided but I enjoyed this. sm89walt (2080) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2011
500ml bottle. Poured a deep, clear ruddy copper colour with a large, thickish, slowly fading off-white head. Noticeable house yeast all round. Rich, lightly spicy mid fruits on the nose. More rich mid fruits, biscuit and a fairly heavy malt bitterness on the tongue. Lingering dryish finish, medium body & carbonation with a toffee apple, tangy aftertaste. Not a lot different to the rest of the GK stable - rather predictable & uneventful. Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2011
Courtesy or Armando629, thanks. Poured ruby-amber and an off-white head. Banana, candy, dirt, vinegar in the aroma. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Not my beer.