tommann (2715) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a small head. Aroma is piney mango hops, coffee and cocoa. Taste is very bitter with coffee and piney hops. Cocoa on the finish.
RichTheVillan (2911) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark clear mahogany pour with a creamy beige head, aroma has caramel and roasted malts, taste has toffee along with a hint of pine hop, this is really clean and easy drinking.
jmgreenuk (4357) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2014 Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear medium amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is rich resin hop. The flavour is medium bitter with a light hop citrus bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.
sic1314 (3287) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle share by jmgreenuk. Poured reddish brown with an off white head. Aroma of caramel malt, sweet fruit and nuts. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, bitter nuts.
kermis (5065) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours clear brown with a small off white head. Aroma of malt, overripe fruits, caramel and raisin. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
s_hartshorne (1391) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle bier huis ossett. Ruby chestnut colour no head. Aroma is roasted malts toffee red berries. Taste is similar nice bitterness. Medium body. Decent stuff.
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravity dispense at Craft 100, CBC Clapham, 03/04/14.
Dark chestnut brown with a moderate light tan swirl and edgeing.
Nose is ripe fruit, light fart, dark malt.
Taste comprises dark berry fruit, earthy tones, light roast, toffee, dark malt.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
So so brown.
mr_h (2879) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask by gravity at Village Inn Beer Festival, Fairlie - dark brown with a slight haze, minimal tan head, fruity, chocolate aroma, no lacing, sweet, caramel, chocolate, fruity flavour, oily feel, very easy to drink, nicely balanced with a fruity malty finish
Svesse (6157) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Cask at Craft Islington, London, 10 Apr 2014) Dark ruby red colour with brief, beige head. Malty nose with notes of caramel, red fruit and citrus peel. Malty, fruity taste with caramel, red fruit and a slightly bitter-sweet finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Well balanced and tasty. Quite nice.
SaintMatty (5257) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask (Red House, Newcastle) - Dark brown with red tinges. Chocolate, cherries and roasted malt in the aroma. Nutty and slightly roasted taste with raisins, chestnuts and toffee detected.