davidtjm (112) - GERMANY - MAR 9, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark pour, sweet port aroma. Taste is coffee, roast malts and strong red wine. Decent stout
jjsint (426) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ March Hare, Dunton. Colour of pure black. Smells like malt roasted into oblivion. Taste is bittersweet with a dry finish. Simple but absolutely gorgeous. Worth living in Bedfordshire for this beer.
mR_fr0g (1787) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the St Albans beer festival 2013. Opaque black with no head. Aroma is choc and chalk. Flavour is pleasant choc light roast and prominent yeast esters. Low carb, fullish body. Light chalk.
Aniela (2298) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Dark brown beer with a beige medium head. Licorice, chocolate and malty aroma. Dark chocolate, malty, licorice and caramell flavour.
Kavu (1896) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
1/2 pint from cask @ The Brewery Tap. Pours very dark red with a low tan head. Aroma is miniature model club! Paints and thinners (and roasted malts). Flavor is roasted malts, coffee and hops. Nice!
jackl (3779) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ The Quakerhouse. The pour’s deep brown with a creamy tan head. The nose is strong licorice, some roasted coffee, notes of chocolate and ash. The taste is light vanilla cream, licorice, fennel, chocolate, roasted malts. Slightly watery body, easy-drinking stuff. Overall, a decent beer.
sic1314 (2403) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2012
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a nice dark black with a thick white head. Aroma of roast malt with coffee and a little chocolate. Flavour is similar with the roast dominating over the aftertaste.
DruncanVeasey (6810) - NUNEATON, Top 4, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Post-festival half from the stillage at The Sally, Nottingham, 12/10/12. Near black with a beige bubbled halo. Mellow-roasted black cherry aroma; bitter roasted taste with black forest and apple hints.
SarkyNorthener (1308) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask@moonunderthewater, Wolverhampton (JDW). Black with large beige head. Taste of Coffee and hints of chocolate. Aroma of roasted malts. Medium bodied, may be improved if it was more creamy. Better than Guinness.
wimpyjoe (2662) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Rich sweet smelling stout that gives the impression it is stronger than it is.