SkyCop32 (287) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 22, 2008
This was shared with Oldrtybastrd. This poured a light orange and a bitter hopps flavor and aroma. This is good to try but not a real thirst quencher. Kavu (5156) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2010 Pours clear amber with a soapy white head. Aroma is malty with some raisins and fruits. The flavor is quite bitter with some hops. Not bad. mjs (7739) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2008
(Draught at Kaisla, Helsinki, on 2008-12-03) Amber and clear. Small quikcly disappearing white head. Malty nose. Full bodied palate with quite a lot of carbonation. Malts, bitterness, hops, some raisin and sweetness in taste. Malty and bitter aftertaste. bobinlondon (1297) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2008
Bottle at friends house. Copper with a white head. Good crisp hoppy flavour with subtle balancing malt. I enjoyed this more than the cask version. EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2008
Clear bottle - why do they do this? Dark coppery brown with white head that diminishes to a thin film. Reasonably hoppy aroma, caramel sweetness at first with a dry peppery finish. Fairly well balanced palate. Decent but dull.
Bart (2936) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2008
Bottled, amber coloured beer with a lot of carbonation and a large off-white head. Fruity and malty, light roasted aroma. Medium to full palate. Finish is bitter malty with some fruity caramel touches. Longer bitter sweet and light dry ending. Nice one. sm89walt (2082) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 21, 2008
A clear amber brew that has a small, lightly caramel-coloured head. Sweet, earthy fruit aroma. Notes of fruit on the tongue with a slight hoppy bitterness to the finish that coincides with a rather light body. A decent local ale that’s always readily available. It won’t let you down, but it’s not the most exciting brew out there. tomer (3760) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 20, 2008
0.5L bottle, light frothy headwith big bubble, light brown colour with coppery streaks. strong hoppy aroma with some barnyard and metalic notes. Flavour of burnt caramel and a strong hoppy bitterness which lingerson to the finish together with just a touch of sweetness. oldrtybastrd (5228) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2008
Body is medium to full. Unspectacular but quite sokid and very good with chineese take away.
Shared this one w/ SkyCop32. Picked up at Maruhn Getränke in Darmstadt. Pours a nice medium amber color. Aromas of toasty malts and a touch of hops. Flavor is nutty, malty, and slight hop bite. jfb (6830) - GERMANY - OCT 22, 2008
(bottle) clear amber-copper colour, frothy off-white head. aroma has a big whiff of bitter herbal hops, and roasted malts. flavour is much the same, with more roasted malts and a hint of bread. medium body and carbonation, roasted-bitter finish.