olliejobbins (767) - Surrey, - MAR 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle. Pours an extremely dark brown - almost an opaque black. Smells of toasts, coffee and molasses. Taste is much the same and very drinkable.
leaparsons (8032) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The King’s Head, Leicester. Dark brown with an off white foam. Aromas are weetabix and toffee with nutty, woody aspects. A bit of bonfire with raisins. Flavours are weetabix and chocolate with woody notes. Yeasty with light lemon and a peppery palate. Chalky dry with some nuttiness. Decent.
Martin243 (757) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
1/2 at the Tilley Stone Gateshead. Mahogany with a beige head. Treacle toffee and farmyard aroma. Creamy, chocolate, and smoky flavours Dry finish. Let down by a watery mouth feel
jfb (3758) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(draught) pours a clear deep ruby colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of bread dough, dark fruit and cereals, with a hint of herbal hops, some light grain and caramel. flavour is light roasted malts, yeast and coconut, slightly oxidized, with a hint of raisins, dark fruit and a chewy finish. light- to medium-bodied with soft carbonation.
jamestulloch (1320) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cornelius. Dark brown body with a thin off-white head. Light lacing. Aroma of smoke, rust and nuts. Flavour of metal, forest fruits, coffee and chocolate. Thin body with a watery texture. Average fizz. An interesting blend of a Bitter and a Porter.
gegwilson (1026) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at the Beamish beer festival. A mahogany beer with a tan head. Burnt roast notes before lots of oak on the finish. A bit like a liquid ash tray, though not in an entirely bad way.
mr_h (2802) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from Cornelius, Edinburgh - very dark brown, lot of bubbles, medium beige head, aroma of coffee and dark chocolate, negligible lacing, coffee flavour, oily feel, dry finish
netty (66) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 3, 2014
2.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
Aroma holandske kakao. Farba tmavo jantarova. Chut vodova ale pekne kavova. Jemne kysla dochut. K ?okoládovemu zakusku jedine.
Dutch cocoa aroma. The color is dark amber. Water but nicely coffee taste. Slightly sour aftertaste. To the chocolate cake only.
MisoW (1196) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 3, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, courtesy of Fajry. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma of coffee, cocoa, licorice, roasted malt. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, cocoa, medium bitter. Bittersweet aftertaste.
Gurthnar (1633) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Aroma cocoa, roasted malts, light light coffee. Clear dark brown colour. Taste is chocolate, moderate coffee, touch of peat. Thin body, easily drinkable. Very nice session beer. Recommended.
Cuso (4387) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2014 Bottle kindly shared by fajry, many thanks. Dark brown color with medium beige head. Dark chocolate, roasted coffee in aroma. Taste, chocolate cake, roasted coffee beans, roasted malt. Coffee bitter finish. Good.
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