ManVsBeer (5494) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Dark ruby-brown with a creamy, slightly off-white head. Has lots of darker but still sweet malts with roasted malt there as a hint in its taste, although much more prevalent in its nose. There’s some roasted malt in its aftertaste where the ale lingers pleasantly for long.
Holmen2 (1659) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 17.05.15. Brownish, clear ruby. Beige head. Aroma of dried berries, dark chocolate and some citrus. Similartaste, with evident grapefruit and bitterness, b
particularly in aftertaste. High quaffability.
Holmen1 (3297) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Flaske fra Holmens importkoffert, delt med Ovesen: brunlig rubinfarge medmkort skum. Duftet og smaker godt av toast og nøtter i en solid maltbase, akkurat passe bitter til at dette ble en fin start på bryggedagen. En nydelig brown ale med lang ettersmak.
imdownthepub (11197) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask conditioned at The Cornubia, Bristol. Dark Brown with cream head. This is sweet malt driven, fruity but with a decent roastiness. There is a little bitterness later from the malts. Reasonable.
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Backlog rating. Cask at CBC Clapham, Craft 100, London. It pours a brown color with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasty and sweet with mild dried hops. Taste is roasty and lightly sweet and bitter, with a dry roasty finish. Notes of lactose, cocoa powder, roasted malts, burnt sugar, dried leaves. Finishes with a dry grassy note. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, ok
AshtonMcCobb (3679) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl.
Appearance - dark lava with a creamy head.
Nose - toffee and nuts. Stewed fruit.
Taste - Very nutty and biscuity. Prunes on the finish.
Palate - medium bodied with a crunchy texture and a dry finish.
Overall - yes enjoyable.
allmyvinyl (5784) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle shared with AshtonMcCobb. Pours dark copper, chestnut brown, thin off-white head. Aromas of light resinnous hops, nuts, brown malt, toffee. Taste is massively nutty, light stone fruit. Tickly finish. Nice.
jamestulloch (1930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Cornelius. Clear ruby body with a thick off-white head. Great lacing. Aroma of filter coffee, stewed pear and caramel. Flavour of burnt sugar and fig. Thin body with a watery, slightly oily texture. Soft fizz. Decent without being particularly memorable.
jackafholmes (613) - - OCT 31, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from sharrow vale beer shop. Brown ale with frothy off white head. Aroma is resin and toffee. Taste is mostly bitter, some roasty malt notes. Prickly carbonation medium/thin body.
Garrold (2362) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Clear, dark, reddy brown. Thin, broken, tan head, that’s leaves some lacing. Chocolate malt. Some woodiness. Some grassy hop. Taste is a little burnt toffee sweet. Some dryness, and a burnt bitterness. Decent body. Finishes dry, with more of the burnt bitterness.