berkshirejohn (5681) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Prince Arthur (JDW), Fleet. A mahogany pour with a ring of white head; earthy malt aroma; taste of deeply roasted - almost burnt - malts, and raw sugar cane; with a dry finish. Rather good.
cgarvieuk (19760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the foot of the walk... Deep brown... Small tan... Soft sweet toffee fruit nose... Soft sweet toffee fruit.. Light dull roast.. Light bitter... Almost tiny chlorine
Stuu666 (9251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the foot of the walk. Pours deep brown, nose is toffee, chocolate, light fruit, taste is dry, sweet, chocolate, malty.
mR_fr0g (7846) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the moon under water Watford jdw. Dark mahogany brown coloured pour with ruby red highlights. Thin light cream halo of head. Aroma is roast malts, coco, mineral, some nail Polish remover. Flavour is composed of bitter roast, caramel, charred wood, earthy wet wood, coco powder. Palate is semi sweet, some mineral moderate slightly creamy carbonation. Bit of alcohol in the finish.
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask at The Square Peg, Birmingham; dark brown, thick creamy off white head; aroma is roast malt and liquourice; taste is roast malt, soft dark chocolate, liquorice and hint of dark fruit; dry, slightly bitter finish; defiantly old school goodness, and on a personal note evocative of many a quality evening in the Lord Rodney’s Head, Whitechapel in the mid 90s.
Towey1989 (1451) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) Clear dark brown colour with a thin off white head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruits and caramel. Taste of roasted malt and coffee, plus dark fruits like raisin, prune and a little smokiness. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, roasted finish. Not bad.
The_Osprey (5318) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2015
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at JDW. Dark red brown, hazy, still, big brown head. Aroma is toffee-ish. Body is medium, touch of carbonation, smooth. Taste is light and sweet, a little ash, breathy malt, no real bitterness. Comes across as a mild, a touch watery.
BlackHaddock (5651) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask pint in The Shrewsbury Hotel, a Wetherspoons, on 26th Jan 2015. Dark body, deep ruby hue to the almost black brew, on top a tanned crown. Malty and sweet from the start, dark berries in the taste along with molasses. Decent.
allmyvinyl (8686) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 29, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the white lady jdw. Pours see through dark brown, off-white creamy head. Aromas of light chocolate and spice. Taste is light sweet, rich mouthfeel. Sweet nutella chocolatey finish.
RichTheVillan (5825) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at JDW Square Peg; opaque dark brown pour with a thin bubbly light tan head, toasted malt aroma, taste definitely has caramel, some toast, dried dark fruit, ok.