stravale (3078) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - AUG 4, 2012 mr_h (5626) - Ayr, - JUL 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow (18 Jul 12) - clear brown ale, bubbly off-white head, roasted malt aroma, bit cold, caramel with pine notes, thin body, high carbonation
Cask @ Bow Bar, Edinburgh 280712
cgarvieuk (24790) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2012
Dark amber, aitken fount creamy head, good lacing
Aroma - caramel malt, butterscotch malts
Taste - caramel malts, soft toffee, bit buttery, soft bitter hops, bit of weetabix, bit boring tbh
Palate - soft carb, medium body, quite smooth. Finish as main flavour.
Overall - Not one of their best. Just ordinary bitter
cask at bow ... deep brown ... thin lacing ... dark roast woody malt nose ... mellow roast ... dark woody malts ... light bitter JohnRMurdoch (4914) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2012
Cask @ The State Bar. Rich dark bown colour, good head. Dry grassy rustic malt aroma. Dry fruity caramel malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. New but pretty bog standard bitter.