Yeovil Ales Reviews




Grumbo
3.4
Yeovil Star Gazer
Cask at Hamilton Hall, Liverpool St, London. Pours amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of malt, hop, fruit. Moderate sweetness, medium bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish has lasting bitterness. Quite a decent bitter this.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

AshtonMcCobb
3.4
Yeovil Star Gazer
On cask at the Caley Picture House. Appearance - golden amber with a nice lacy head. Nose - oranges, toffee and malt. Taste - more orange and toffee biscuits. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry tangy finish. Overall - this is a touch gnarly but it does have extra depths of complexity.
Friday, February 24, 2017

mike_77
3.4
Yeovil Star Gazer
Light brown colour with thin head. Aroma and flavour have plenty of toasted malt. Pleasantly dry. Full flavoured bitter.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

kwik-lime
3.3
Yeovil Star Gazer
Cask at JDWs in Whitehall. Darkish colour, floral aroma, earthy hops, easy drinking. Good bitter.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

john44
3.3
Yeovil Stout Hearted
Gravity Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2014, Olympia, London Aug 2014 - Very Dark Brown in colour. Slight head. Some lacing. Malty; roast malts, some coffee, caramel. Fruity; dark fruits, raisins. Hoppy; some earthy hop bitterness. Dry. Mildly sweet-bitter roast malty fruity throughout. OK. Drinkable. (2014-08-16)
Friday, January 6, 2017

downender
3.5
Yeovil Night Train
Cask-conditioned at the Lime Kiln, Bristol, 26/12/2016. near black in colour, with a slight, off-white, head. Aroma of toasted malts, with some plain chocolate and leafy hops. Flavour had more chocolate, rich malts and a touch of dark fruit, before a dryish finish. Enjoyable.
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Finn
2.6
Yeovil Summerset
Fra keg på Teign Cellars, Newton Abbot 27 Sep 16. Grågulbrun. Litt uklar. Filmskum. Lett ferskenaroma. Smaken ananas. For mye kullsyre. Diffus.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Finn
2.5
Yeovil Glory
Fra cask på Teign Cellars, Newton Abbot 27 Sep 16. Gyldenbrun. Fimskum. Lett aroma. Spor av frukt. Vassen smak. Tørket aprikos. Tørr bitter ettersmak.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Theydon_Bois
3.1
Yeovil Ruby
Cask at the Bootlegger, 11/12/16. Reddish amber with a decent light beige head. Nose is light fruit rinds, biscuit, grains, spice. Taste comprises earthy fruits, biscuit malt, orange peel, toffee, pinch of spice. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close. Adequate bitter/amber.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Leighton
3.3
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
Cask at GBBF 2016. Day 1. Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. Citric, with some rindy bitterness, pale grains. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly dry in the finish, with further notes of citrus rind, pale bread. Pretty decent.
Saturday, October 22, 2016

Rune
2.9
Yeovil Summerset
From keg at Teign Cellars, shared with Finn. Tiny layer at the top, dotted spots on the glass and hazy golden in body colour. Mild smell of grass and dusty hops. Floral hops, peaches and grain to the taste character. Vague bitter end notes. Easy to drink. satisfying (Newton Abbot 27.09.2016).
Monday, October 17, 2016

Rune
2.8
Yeovil Glory
Cask ale, half pint at Teign Cellars. Low beige head, dotted spots on the glass. Clear amber coloured body. Smell of forest and mellow fruits. Taste of caramel malts, some impact of dried fruits. Restrained drying bitter endnotes. On par with the style, more or less (Newton Abbot, 27.09.2016).
Saturday, October 15, 2016

SilkTork
3.2
Yeovil Ruby
Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle. A good old fashioned malty drink with well soaked hops giving a little tang to the affair. Nice one. I could happily drink this again.
Monday, October 10, 2016

The_Osprey
3.1
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
August 2016 - Cask at GBBF 2016 as ’Yeovil Yolo #10’. Dark yellow or orange, still, clear, small foamy white head leaves dotted lacing. Aroma is airy, light sugars. Not much to speak of. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is biscuity, light malt, sugary. I found it difficult to describe this as the flavour is quite light. OK, just very subtle. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. (3.1)
Saturday, September 24, 2016

teorn88
2.8
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
GBBF 2016. clean golden small white heD. Aroma is dusty with grains and grass. Taste is also dusty grainy with notes of straw and starch. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, decent
Thursday, September 15, 2016

madmitch76
3.1
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
9th August 2016
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Light haze on this gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light, semi dry and has reasonable fine carbonation. Smooth malts, dry and modestly sweet. Ripe citrus. Floral bitterness leads to marmalade and a trace of lime. Dry finish. It’s all right.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Beerhunter111
3.2
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
Gbbf. Fast klare goldene Farbe. Geruch mild nussig hopfig, gering bitter. Geschmack leicht hopfig, fruchtig, helles malz.
Sunday, August 28, 2016

Theydon_Bois
2.8
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
Cask at GBBF ’16, day one, 09/08/16. Clear golden blonde with a decent off White head. Nose is light bready strokes, melon, muted citric dance, rather muted. Taste comprises light citric shreds, grassy, straw, pale malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Average gold.
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Benzai
3
Yeovil Yolo #10 Belma & Colombus
Sampled @ GBBF Day 2. Clear golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, moderately bitter, lingering malt bitter flavor dominating. Average to decent body and carbonation. Mwah, ok beer.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

ManVsBeer
2.8
Yeovil Hop 125
Cask @ The Sportsman, Huddersfield. Golden with a creamy head. Had this following an ale that was 10.6%, so it felt exceptionally light! I think it is genuinely that in terms of texture and mouth feel, without feeling too weak or thin. Has a hoppy character with a full nose in this respect.
Thursday, August 11, 2016

minutemat
2.8
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask @ Montys, Shrewsbury. Pours clear amber, small frothy white head. Aroma is light caramel malts. Taste is teasing caramel malts, grapefruit, pale malts. Ok.
Thursday, July 14, 2016

gegwilson
3.1
Yeovil Posh IPA
Gravity at Newtfest 2016. Golden with a thin off white head. The aroma is fusty grain and citrus. The taste is citrus with syrup, biscuit and light spice. OK.
Monday, July 11, 2016

gegwilson
3.4
Yeovil Stout Hearted
Gravity at Newtfest 2016. Mahogany with no head, just a rim of cream froth. Nice chocolate aroma. The taste has pleasant roast malts with notes of coffee and chocolate. Slightly dry finish. Decent stout.
Monday, July 11, 2016

theprof
3.4
Yeovil Stout Hearted
Cask from the barrel. Aroma coffee dark malts and cereal. Pours black to brown with just a circle of lace to mark the top. Taste has mild licoric with dark fruit and toffee finish. It could grow in my estimation.
Monday, July 4, 2016

sm89walt
3
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask - The Bell Hotel (JDW), Norwich. Clear Amber with a frothy, soapy lacing white to off-White head. Bready, biscuity malt, caramel, toffee, yeast, earth, mid-fruits and grapefruit characters across both nose and palate. Light to medium body, soft carbonation finishing with a morse rate length and intensity bitterness.
Saturday, June 25, 2016

downender
3.3
Yeovil Yolo #1 Hop 129
Cask-conditioned at the Lime Kiln, April 2016. Golden in colour, with a decent, off-white, head. Some floral hop character, biscuity malts, a touch of red berry fruit, leading to a moderately bitter finish. Good.
Saturday, June 11, 2016

The_Osprey
3.5
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask at Hamilton Hall as Yeovil Lynx Wildcat. Amber orange, clear, still, small white head. Aroma is citrus peel and toffee, floral hops. Body is smooth and rounded with light carbonation. Taste is biscuitt malt sugars, light grapefruit, salted crackers, a little floral with an enduring musty bitterness. Good bitter. Highly drinkable.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Don2711
3.2
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Aroma toffee hops grapefruit and orange. Pale amber appearance. Fair effective strength. Seems more than rated. Taste toffee apple and grapefruit. Good bite on palate. Would drink again.
Friday, May 20, 2016

mr_h
3.5
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled, Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow (16 Apr 2016), weak grain aroma, golden amber with a lasting thin bubbly off-white head and intermittent lacing, grapefruit, caramel, grain, oily, very easy to drink.
Friday, May 6, 2016

ManVsBeer
3
Yeovil Ruby
Cask @ Dirty Dick’s, Halifax. Deep copper-red with a creamy head. Has a sticky-sweet texture and taste, but not an overbearing one. Has berry fruits in both aroma and taste.
Sunday, May 1, 2016

Wellsbeer
3.8
Yeovil Summerset
slightly hazy with wheat and oranges on the palate gravity pulled from the george in croscombe nice pint
Monday, April 25, 2016

Wellsbeer
3.8
Yeovil Posh IPA
Nice biscuit taste . Creamy head. Fruity with dry hoppy finish . At the george croscombe
Monday, April 25, 2016

BlackHaddock
3.7
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask pint in my local Wetherspoons on 19th April 2016. Good looking beer, clear amber body with an off-white head. Toffee Grapefruit, we’ve all had a Toffee Apple, does anyone know of a Toffee Grapefruit, if so this beer smells and tastes like one. I liked it.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

tombyars
2.8
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) on the 5th April 2016. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear pale copper in colour with a thin off white head. Slightly hoppy aroma with a hint of grapefruit peel. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a light digestive biscuit base with a juicy grapefruit flavour. Citrus note present in the light bitter aftertaste with a dry earthy background. Finish is slightly malty by a nose with a hint of pink grapefruit sweetness coming through at the end. A so-so standard session bitter.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Iznogud
3.1
Yeovil Posh IPA
Cask at The Crossed Peels, Stirling. Pours orange golden, small off-white head. Caramel malts, light hoppiness, fruit, citrus. Dry finish. Sweetish.
Sunday, March 13, 2016

redders1974
2.9
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Soft grapefruit dark Amber apperrance so so bitter on cask st the baum Rochdale
Saturday, February 27, 2016

Scopey
3.3
Yeovil Stout Hearted
Cask at Bag O Nails, Bristol. It pours black with a small, bubbly off-white head. The nose is bitter - sweet, plum, prune, fruit compote, jam, Dandelion & Burdock and candy. The taste is smooth, rich roast, toast, earth, bitter - sweet, cocoa, plum, prune, date and some jam with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. A touch sweet, but overall Pretty good
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Scopey
2.8
Yeovil Posh IPA
Cask gravity at Old Firehouse, Exeter. It pours clear brown with a small, bubbly off-white head. The nose is earthy roast, instant coffee, cacao nibs and brown bread. The taste is bitter, earthy roast, coffee grounds, leather, light caramel / toffee and tobacco with a dry, chewy finish. Medium body and limited carbonation. Very dry and has a bit of instant coffee about it. Fair.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

downender
3.2
Yeovil Yolo #8 New Zealand Pale Ale
Cask-conditioned at the Lime Kiln, Bristol 5/2/2016. Golden in colour, with a decent, off-white, head. Tangerine fruits, floral hops, some cereal malts and a dryish finish. Good.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

kermis
3
Yeovil Glory
Cask at the Goat and Tricycle, Bournemouth. Pours clear cooper with an off white head. Aroma of light malts, toffee and hops. Flavour is above light sweet and light moderate bitter. Light bodied with very soft carbonation.
Thursday, December 24, 2015

oh6gdx
3.5
Yeovil Star Gazer
Cask (backlog). Copper colour, small beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, grass, floral hops and some mild spiciness. Flavour isnutty, floral, grassy and some mild wooden notes.
Sunday, November 29, 2015

cgarvieuk
3.5
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask at the Guildford arms.. Copper.. Big white head... Soft sweet toffee fruit nose.. Soft sweet fruits
Sunday, November 29, 2015

DruncanVeasey
3
Yeovil Glory
Hand pull, The Felix, Nuneaton, 17/11/15. Bright foamed coppery red wafting with gentle stone fruit, minerals, caramel on slate. Decent BSBB with a light seawater-mineral touch, stone and caramel, toasted cereals and hazelnut. Curtained with condition. Dull but pleasant.
Thursday, November 26, 2015

Stuu666
3
Yeovil Lynx Wildcat
Cask at the Guildford arms. Pours clear amber, nose is sweet toffee, floral, taste is sweet, dry toffee,
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Martinus
3.1
Yeovil Stout Hearted
Clear black, red hue, white head. Aroma of coffee, malts, roast and caramel. Malty flavour, caramel, rather sweet. Sweet malty finish, chocolate.
(from draught @ GBBF ’14, London)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

theprof
3.2
Yeovil Ruby
Hallmark aroma for the cask ale apparently is caramel malts Reddish brown no head to speak of. Despite hints of dark fruit in the scent it is not overly sweet. And there is a growing bitterness on the palate. Personally I found the palate more watery than smooth. However one has to make allowance for a pour from the barrel at a festival. I would certainly drink it again.
Monday, October 12, 2015

jmgreenuk
2.6
Yeovil Glory
Cask at the Assembly Rooms, Solihull. Poured a crystal clear copper colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is light yeast, light hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a light metallic, floral hop palate and a rather unpleasant plastic like finish. Light bodied with soft carbonation.
Thursday, October 8, 2015

Hippoman
2.8
Yeovil Glory
Cask at The Water House (JDW), £2.05/pint. Copper-brown coloured beer with a foamy, off-white head. Slightly sickly caramel and light roast aroma. Light, slightly metallic, slightly chemical flavour with some caramel malts and a decent dry finish. Pretty run of the mill stuff.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Travlr
2.9
Yeovil Glory
Cask at Wagon Works in Eastleigh. Clear golden amber color. Aroma of lightly peppered toast. Taste is burnt caramel.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Towey1989
2.9
Yeovil Glory
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A clear pale amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of red berries, some nutty malt, slight biscuit and subtle orange. Taste of red berries, nuts, subtle chocolate, slight caramel, orange and some spicy hops. Light bodied but a watery texture. A dry, nutty, spicy hop bitterness in the finish. Looked and smelled below average so wasn’t looking forward to it but it’s really well balanced with a decent hop profile. Little thin and inconsistent to be good though.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015