The_Osprey (3841) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at GBBF 2015. Cola black, red hue, small foamy off-white head. Aroma is soft fruity hops, some cold coffee, lime. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is caramel, soft fruity hops, a little burnt chocolate with an ashy finish. Pretty good. The hops keep things interesting.
Leighton (14746) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at GBBF 2015, day 2 - London. Pours rich brown with a frothy, tan head. The nose holds roasted malts, burnt nuts, light dry chocolate. Light to medium sweet flavor with some cocoa, dried fruits, citrusy accents. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, with dark bread, chocolate and restrained bitterness. Fine.
rlgk (14695) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 2. Clear deep amber beer with a small beige head. Malty caramel aroma, vinous notes, roasted, caramel, figs and raisins. Roasted fruity flavor, grapes, cocoa, figs, some faint licorice.
evergreen0199 (2518) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF 2015, Olympia, London. A dark brown coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, chocolate, dark fruit aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, chocolate, dark fruit.
madmitch76 (18998) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12th August 2015
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Clear deep brown beer, a few tan bubbles. Palate is smooth and fairly dry. Mild roast and dry dark chocolate. Tangy dark fruits. Touch of something sweeter at the end. Decent chocolate linger.
mR_fr0g (6064) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask gravity at GBBF 2015 day 2. Opaque black caramel brown coloured pour with a fading ran head. Aroma is menthol, nutty, milk choc, light apple. Flavour is nutty, spices wood, cedar, menthol, little thin, powdered choc. Palate is a but thin, moderate to low carbonation. Under whelming.
harrisoni (15649) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask handpull at GBBF 2015. Black beer lasting tan head. Light charcoal. Some date. Some dark fruit. Tasty. Not so much chocolate. Very dry though. OK dry dark date fig style porter.
cgarvieuk (18090) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at GBBF 2015... Dark black.. Thin tan lacing.. Soft dry chocolate roast malts nose.. Dark fruits.. Dark chocolate roast... Soft roast.. Dark fruits... Mellow roast
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From cask. Pours clear and golden brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted, dark malty. Breadish. Roasted. Light liqourice. Hard roasted malty. Bitter, roasted and dark malty finish.
Scopey (9771) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GBBF 2015. It pours dark brown with minimal head. The nose is toasty, earthy roast, mild acidity, dark fruits, fruit compote, light jam and light spice. The taste is smooth, toasty, earthy, leather, dark roast, caramel, sweet coffee, cocoa and pepper with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Simple and drinkable porter. Not bad.