Borresteijn (4686) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl Bottle, tfs R&J! Almost black colour, beige head. Aroma is faint, some coffee & cream, caramel/toffee, light hoppy. Flavour is likewise, more a hopped dry stout with some caramel added. Light-bodied. Smooth and tasty though.
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2014-07-10. Black body modest frothy beige head. 3++ Aroma is mild dusty dry roast. Flavour is fairly dry and bitter throughout. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Feels like it warrants more gravitas to the mouth feel. Just okay, unbalanced. Cask at Scottish Real Ale Festival
RichTheVillan (2921) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a frothy off white head, pine and dark chocolate aroma, taste has chocolate, roast malts, liquorice, some pine, quite earthy with a feint hit of coffee.
jfb (3820) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(draught) pours a clear deep amber-ruby colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of dark chocolate, hazelnuts and brown sugar, with a hint of yeast, grass and chocolate icing. flavour is mostly yeast and herbal hops, with a hint of roasted malts, some bread dough and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.
SaintMatty (5260) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (Fitzgeralds, Sunderland) - Black in colour. Pine, soapy hops and fudge in the aroma. Pine, liquorice and fudge feature in the taste.
sic1314 (3295) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy off white head. Aroma of toasted malt and light citrus. Medium body, flavour of roast malt, liquorice, chocolate and caramel.
AndySnow (3313) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where: omh tasting, 2014-04-11.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Grapefruit, liquorice, earthy.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Grapefruit, roasted malt, liquorice.
danlo (1169) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Pours black -brown with a reddish tinge and a foamy tan head leaving lots of lacing. Aroma is roasted malt and citrusy hop. Taste is roast malt, dark chocolate, coffee against fruity citrusy hoppiness and some lingering bitterness. Medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry roast earthy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Hazy dark brown, small head. Buttery licorice and graepfruit aroma. Mid dry with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Chocolate and grapefruit. Really bitterness.
Falek (7) - - MAR 22, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very refreshing citrus aroma, nice dark colour, hoppy finish’ very enjoyable after big meal